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There are 11 ways to get from Lichfield to Berlin by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car ferry or car train

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Fly from Birmingham  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BHX - BER

€68 - €369

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the train from Lichfield Trent Valley to Crewe
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) MAN - BER

€54 - €361

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Train to London City, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LCY - BER

€112 - €561

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LHR - BER

€106 - €495

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) STN - BER

€85 - €395

Bus to East Midlands, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre
  2. Fly from East Midlands (EMA) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) EMA - BER

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  20h 32m

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London to Duisburg
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

€111 - €348

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Berlin central bus station

€65 - €82

Bus  •  30h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf

€62 - €90

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 42m

  1. Drive from Lichfield to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Berlin

€206 - €352

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 12m

  1. Drive from Lichfield to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Berlin

€288 - €353

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

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The cheapest way to get from Lichfield to Berlin is to bus and bus and ferry which costs £55 - £70 and takes 26h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Lichfield to Berlin is to fly which costs £55 - £320 and takes 7h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lichfield station to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Berlin central bus station via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 49m.

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The distance between Lichfield and Berlin is 1027 km.

The best way to get from Lichfield to Berlin without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 20h 32m and costs £95 - £300.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m to get from Lichfield to Berlin, including transfers.

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Lichfield to Berlin bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Lichfield to Berlin is to fly which takes 7h 13m and costs £55 - £320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £80 and takes 30h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Birmingham Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Lichfield to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Lichfield to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 1027.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 13m

What companies run services between Lichfield, England and Berlin, Germany?

KLM, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Lichfield to Berlin Hbf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lichfield to Berlin Hbf via Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, London Victoria Coach Station, London, Victoria Green Line Station, Prague, ÚAN Florenc, Berlin, Südkreuz Bf, and S Südkreuz Bhf in around 30h 27m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €360
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €150
Flights from London Stansted to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €140
Flights from East Midlands to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €130
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from London Heathrow to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €370
Flights from Manchester to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Birmingham to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Lichfield Trent Valley to Crewe
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €21
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€6 - €9
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €21
Train from Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
€9 - €14
Anytime Day Single
€50 - €60
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Lichfield Trent Valley to Crewe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €70
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€18 - €24
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€50 - €70
Train from Lichfield Trent Valley to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €180
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
€50 - €70
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€130 - €180
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 Duisburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €130
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Midland Classic
Phone
+44 1283 500228
Email
info@midlandclassic.com
Website
midlandclassic.com
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Midland Classic
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
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 Lille to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €150
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
€75 - €150
Standard Car - Flexi
€130 - €170

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