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There are 10 ways to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Zabrze

  1. Take the train from Zabrze to Berlin Ostbahnhof

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Train

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Berlin Gesundbrunnen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to S Südkreuz Bhf

Bus via Berlin Schoenefeld Airport

  1. Take the bus from Katowice to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Katowice to Berlin Gesundbrunnen

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Katowice to Berlin

Drive

  1. Drive from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg

Fly from Katowice

  1. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Krakow, fly

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Krakow Bronowice
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Warsaw Chopin, fly

  1. Take the train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
  2. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg by train

The train journey time between Katowice and Prenzlauer Berg is around 6h 11m and covers a distance of around 529 km. This includes an average layover time of around 11 min. The fastest train normally takes 6h 11m. Operated by PKP Intercity and Koleje Śląskie, the Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg train service departs from Katowice and arrives in Berlin Ostbahnhof. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
6h
Layover time:
11 min
Total time:
6h 11m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
6h 11m
Train distance:
529 km
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:55
Last train departs at:
10:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg train schedules

Poland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Poland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Poland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Poland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Poland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Prenzlauer Berg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Prenzlauer Berg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Prenzlauer Berg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg is to train which costs 60 zł - 110 zł and takes 8h.

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The fastest way to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg is to drive which takes 5h 2m and costs 270 zł - 390 zł.

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No, there is no direct bus from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg. However, there are services departing from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Grunerstr. via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Katowice and arriving at Berlin Gesundbrunnen. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Katowice and Prenzlauer Berg is 464 km. The road distance is 520.8 km.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg without a car is to train via Zabrze which takes 6h 55m and costs 90 zł - 170 zł.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg, including transfers.

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Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec station.

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Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Katowice station.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg is to train via Zabrze which takes 6h 55m and costs 90 zł - 170 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 160 zł and takes 7h 26m, you could also fly, which costs 170 zł - 850 zł and takes 6h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg.
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  • Distance: 463.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Katowice, Poland and Prenzlauer Berg, Germany?

PKP Intercity operates a train from Zabrze to Berlin Ostbahnhof once daily. Tickets cost €12 - €23 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to S Südkreuz Bhf every 4 hours. Tickets cost €26 - €35 and the journey takes 6h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €450
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €340
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €220
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€22 - €160
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €160
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €490
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Kyiv Zhuliany
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €140
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dortmund, Budapest
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€23 - €150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€70 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Katowice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€180 - €380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Krakow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €1200
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Zabrze to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €15
1st Class
€18 - €23
Train from Katowice to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €24
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €19
Website
PKP Intercity
Book at
Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €19
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Katowice to Berlin Gesundbrunnen
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Katowice to Krakow Bronowice
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Polregio
Koleje Śląskie
Phone
+48 32 428 88 88
Email
bok@kolejeslaskie.com
Website
kolejeslaskie.com
Train from Katowice to Krakow Bronowice
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Kolśląsk
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€13 - €17
Business
€19 - €23
1st Class
€19 - €23
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Katowice to Warszawa Zachodnia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Katowice Sądowa Dworzec to S Südkreuz Bhf
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Katowice to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Katowice to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Katowice Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at S Südkreuz Bhf station.

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Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg is 521 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Katowice to Prenzlauer Berg.

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Ryanair, SunExpress, LOT and two other airlines offer flights from Katowice Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 746+ hotels available in Prenzlauer Berg. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Katowice and Prenzlauer Berg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Katowice to Katowice Airport is to shuttle which takes 46 min and costs 27 zł.

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