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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Bologna, fly

  1. Take the train from Modena to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly

  1. Take the train from Modena to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

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Train to Venice, fly

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train to Milan Linate, fly

  1. Take the train from Modena to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER)

Train

  1. Take the train from Modena to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Modena to Verona
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Trento
  3. Take the bus from Trento to Berlin central bus station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Modena to Szczecin
  2. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Angermünde, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S Bernau Bhf

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Modena to Berlin Hbf

Modena to Berlin by train

58 Weekly Trains
15h 5m Average Duration
€221 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Italy

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Taiwan and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Italy.

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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.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Modena to Berlin is to bus which costs €55 - €75 and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Modena to Berlin is to train and fly which costs €50 - €210 and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Modena to Berlin station. However, there are services departing from Modena and arriving at Berlin central bus station via Verona and Trento. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Modena to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Modena and arriving at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof via Milano Centrale, Lugano and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 5m.

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The distance between Modena and Berlin is 895 km. The road distance is 1102.7 km.

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The best way to get from Modena to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 15h 5m and costs €220 - €440.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Modena to Berlin, including transfers.

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Modena to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Modena station.

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Modena to Berlin train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Modena station.

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The best way to get from Modena to Berlin is to train which takes 15h 5m and costs €220 - €440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 17h 50m.

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  • Distance: 894.6 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Modena, Italy and Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Modena to Berlin Hbf via Milano Centrale, Lugano, and Basel SBB in around 15h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Modena to Berlin ZOB via Verona and Trento in around 17h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Bologna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €280
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €340
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€27 - €220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €230
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€21 - €230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bologna to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Flights from Venice to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €500
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Modena to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€7 - €10
Base Standard
€19 - €27
Base Premium
€25 - €40
Train from Modena to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€16 - €22
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€9 - €13
Base Standard
€14 - €20
Base Premium
€17 - €24
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Modena to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Train from Modena to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €17
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Modena to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€5 - €7
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Modena to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €17
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€6 - €9
Smart Low Cost
€6 - €9
Smart Flex
€12 - €17
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€24 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€45 - €65
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€70 - €100
Night train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€140 - €190
1st Class
€230 - €310
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 Basel SBB to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S Bernau Bhf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S Bernau Bhf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Polregio
Phone
(+48) 22 439 6052
Email
info@p-r.com.pl
Website
polregio.pl
Train from Angermuende to Bernau(B Berlin)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Polregio
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Centrale to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Centrale Piazza Luigi di Savoia to Bergamo Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
TerraVision IT
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Modena to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Verona to Trento
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trento to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
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.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Modena to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
18h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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