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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Berlin by plane or train

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Fly Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  15h 59m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LAX - BER

260€ - 858€

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Fly Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  18h 49m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) BUR - BER

247€ - 905€

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Fly Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel  •  21h 26m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) LAX - TXL

351€ - 914€

Fly Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  19h 36m

  1. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) LGB - BER

506€ - 1753€

Fly Los Angeles to Dresden, train  •  20h 37m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Dresden (DRS) LAX - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf

492€ - 1287€

Fly Los Angeles to Frankfurt, train  •  18h 41m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LAX - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf

289€ - 733€

United States → Germany
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International entry into Germany from United States

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Conditions of entry into Germany from United States

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from United States
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days prior to boarding
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Finland: Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi, Satakunta
Norway: Oslo, Viken, Agder
France: Saint Barthélemy, French Guiana, Saint Martin, Mayotte, Réunion, Moselle, Guadeloupe
Croatia: Krapinsko-Zagorska

This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Ecuador, Iran, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Mexico, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestine, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Malta, Jordan, Sweden, Hungary, Moldova, Tanzania, Bulgaria, Kuwait, Paraguay, Poland, Uruguay, Cyprus, France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Chile, Peru, Netherlands, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Paraguay, Poland and Uruguay
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days prior to boarding
This applies to all arrivals by air

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United States.

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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 Berlin is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Berlin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Berlin is 1.5 metres.

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

Yes, entry into United States from Germany is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 6 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Berlin is to fly and train which costs $350 - $900 and takes 18h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Berlin is to fly which takes 15h 59m and costs $310 - $1,100.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Berlin is 9310 km.

It takes approximately 15h 59m to get from Los Angeles to Berlin, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 35m and has one stopover.

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Berlin is 9h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 5:03 AM in Los Angeles and 2:03 PM in Berlin.

American Airlines, British Airways, Delta and seven other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 4193+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $8 - $10.

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  • Distance: 9309.5 km
  • Duration: 15h 59m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Berlin, Germany?

KLM, Lufthansa and 13 other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Berlin Hbf hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 800€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
320€ - 800€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via San Francisco, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
290€ - 800€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
460€ - 1200€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
470€ - 1200€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Newark, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
490€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Boston, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
480€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Houston
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
14h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 800€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
320€ - 900€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
320€ - 800€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 950€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel via Charlotte, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330€ - 1100€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
380€ - 950€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow, Munich
Ave. Duration
27h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
350€ - 1000€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
320€ - 800€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
650€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
460€ - 1200€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Chicago O'Hare, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
490€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
480€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
480€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
480€ - 1400€
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 950€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Salt Lake City, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 850€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 850€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via San Francisco, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
290€ - 950€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Salt Lake City, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Salt Lake City, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1800€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
410€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
290€ - 1000€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 800€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
310€ - 900€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 48m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1800€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 51m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 2500€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
14h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 2500€
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via San Francisco, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
290€ - 800€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
490€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Denver
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Montreal
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via San Francisco, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
290€ - 950€
Flights from Los Angeles to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
410€ - 1300€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
280€ - 1000€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
330€ - 1200€
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Tegel via London Heathrow, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 1200€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
360€ - 2500€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 800€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Dallas/Ft.Worth, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 48m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
270€ - 900€
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Phoenix, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
310€ - 900€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
320€ - 2500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
320€ - 900€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
480€ - 1400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
300€ - 950€
Flights from Los Angeles to Frankfurt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Burbank to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Seattle, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Long Beach to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Denver, Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
900€ - 2800€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
290€ - 1000€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 900€
Train operators
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 15€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
9€ - 11€
Business
12€ - 15€
1st Class
12€ - 15€
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 45€
Website
Railjet
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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