There are 9 ways to get from Helsinki to Berlin by plane, car ferry, train, night train, bus or car

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Fly Helsinki to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) HEL - TXL

54€ - 168€

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Fly Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Helsinki (HEL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) HEL - SXF

74€ - 861€

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) TLL - TXL

74€ - 294€

Car ferry to Tallinn, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
  2. Fly from Tallinn (TLL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) TLL - SXF

64€ - 397€

Car ferry, train  •  34h 45m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
  2. Take the train from Luebeck Hbf to Buechen Re
  3. Take the train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf Ec / ...

166€ - 301€

Car ferry, night train  •  34h 51m

  1. Take the car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
  2. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf 305

382€ - 397€

Car ferry, bus  •  36h 54m

  1. Take the car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N32 / ...

152€ - 306€

Bus  •  39h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Riga Central Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Rīga to Berlin

98€ - 150€

Drive  •  25h 12m

  1. Drive from Helsinki to Berlin 2096.4 km

260€ - 390€

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The cheapest way to get from Helsinki to Berlin is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Helsinki to Berlin is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Helsinki station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Helsinki Kamppi bus station and arriving at Berlin via Saint Petersburg Bus station and Rīga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 15m.

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The distance between Helsinki and Berlin is 1105 km. The road distance is 2096.4 km.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Berlin without a car is to car ferry and night train which takes 34h 51m and costs 380€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 4h 52m to get from Helsinki to Berlin, including transfers.

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Helsinki to Berlin bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Helsinki Kamppi bus station.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Berlin is to fly which takes 4h 52m and costs 50€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 95€ - 150€ and takes 39h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Helsinki Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Helsinki to Berlin bus services, operated by Ecolines, arrive at Berlin station.

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Map of how to get from Helsinki to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1104.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 52m

What companies run services between Helsinki, Finland and Berlin, Germany?

Finnair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Helsinki to Berlin every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Helsinki to Berlin ZOB via Saint Petersburg Bus station and Rīga in around 39h 15m.

Airlines
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 260€
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 260€
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 350€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 350€
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 160€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 290€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340€ - 600€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Schoenefeld via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Helsinki to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 300€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Tallinn to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luebeck Hbf to Buechen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Büchen
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buechen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Stockholm Central to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Stockholm Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
Website
Comati PSG
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Saint Petersburg Bus station to Riga Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Berlin
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Schedules at
ecolines.net
3 Park
Phone
+7-812-496-19-58
Email
3park@3park.ru
Website
akp.su
Bus from Helsinki Kamppi bus station to Saint Petersburg Bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€
Schedules at
akp.su
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 90€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
24€ - 75€
Inside cabin
55€ - 75€
Outside cabin
65€ - 90€
Deluxe/Suite
50€ - 75€
Passenger
21€ - 25€
Car ferry from Helsinki to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
85€ - 190€
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
75€ - 150€
Inside cabin
85€ - 120€
Outside cabin
130€ - 190€
Deluxe/Suite
330€ - 450€
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
St Peters Line
Car ferry from Kolera-allas to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
323€
Website
St Peters Line
Car
90€
Passenger
323€
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Helsinki to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Finnlines

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Berlin is 1h behind Helsinki. It is currently 10:53 PM in Helsinki and 9:53 PM in Berlin.

Yes, the driving distance between Helsinki to Berlin is 2096 km. It takes approximately 25h 12m to drive from Helsinki to Berlin.

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easyJet, KLM, Air Baltic and three other airlines offer flights from Helsinki Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1629+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Helsinki to Helsinki Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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