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There are 5 ways to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf  •  1h 56m

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf Re1 / ...

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Rideshare  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Magdeburg to Berlin 153.1 km

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Berlin Friedrichstrasse Re / ...

Bus  •  2h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Magdeburg central bus station to Berlin central bus station 1338 / ...

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate 152.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate is to rideshare which costs €3 - €13 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate is to drive which costs €17 - €25 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Magdeburg station to Brandenburg Gate. However, there are services departing from Magdeburg central bus station and arriving at Reichstag/Bundestag via S Messe Nord/ICC and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Magdeburg Hbf and arriving at Berlin Friedrichstrasse. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 46m.

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The distance between Magdeburg and Brandenburg Gate is 126 km. The road distance is 152.7 km.

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The best way to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate without a car is to train via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf which takes 1h 56m and costs €24 - €45.

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It takes approximately 1h 56m to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate, including transfers.

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Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Magdeburg central bus station.

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Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Magdeburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate is to train via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf which takes 1h 56m and costs €24 - €45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €18 and takes 2h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate.
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  • Distance: 126.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 56m

What companies run services between Magdeburg, Germany and Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf hourly. Tickets cost €22 - €35 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Magdeburg central bus station to Berlin central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 1h 50m. FlixBus-de also services this route 4 times a day.

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Berlin Friedrichstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Bahn DE
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Website
ABELLIO Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Berlin Friedrichstrasse
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
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 Magdeburg central bus station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Magdeburg, ZOB to Berlin ZOB [Fernbus]
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Magdeburg to Berlin
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Berlin Friedrichstrasse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate is 153 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Magdeburg to Brandenburg Gate.

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

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