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

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) SVO - BER

88€ - 190€

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Train via Brest  •  24h 14m

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaia to Brest C
  2. Take the train from Brest C to Warszawa Centralna Ic
  3. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic / ...

41€ - 107€

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Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) DME - BER

90€ - 272€

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Tegel  •  16h 12m

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SVO - TXL

85€ - 317€

Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel  •  21h 58m

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DME - TXL

67€ - 259€

Bus  •  30h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Central Bus Station to Minsk Central bus station 909002/909004
  2. Take the bus from Minsk Central bus station to Berlin ZOB

48€ - 101€

Train, bus  •  32h 58m

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaia to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk 029Ч
  2. Take the bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Berlin

130€ - 221€

Train  •  33h 48m

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Praga 021/404
  2. Take the train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf Ec

158€ - 249€

Drive  •  19h 2m

  1. Drive from Moscow to Berlin 1829.7 km

190€ - 290€

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The most affordable way to get from Moscow to Berlin is to train via Brest, which costs RUB 3600 - RUB 10000 and takes 24h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Moscow to Berlin is to fly which costs RUB 7500 - RUB 17000 and takes 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Teatralnaya and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Moskva Belorusskaia, Brest C and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 14m.

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The distance between Moscow and Berlin is 1608 km. The road distance is 1829.7 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Berlin without a car is to train via Brest which takes 24h 14m and costs RUB 3600 - RUB 10000.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m to get from Moscow to Berlin, including transfers.

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Moscow to Berlin train services, operated by Belorussian Railways (BŽD), depart from Moskva Belorusskaia station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Berlin is to fly which takes 6h 12m and costs RUB 7500 - RUB 17000. Alternatively, you can train via Brest, which costs RUB 3600 - RUB 10000 and takes 24h 14m, you could also bus, which costs RUB 4200 - RUB 9000 and takes 30h 19m.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Berlin is 1h behind Moscow. It is currently 11:00 AM in Moscow and 10:00 AM in Berlin.

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  • Distance: 1608.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 12m

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Berlin, Germany?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Belavia Belarusian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Moscow to Berlin 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Berlin Hbf via Belorusskaya, Moskva Belorusskaia, Brest C, and Warszawa Centralna in around 24h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 480€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
23h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 350€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 490€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Tegel via Riga, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel via Pulkovo, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Tegel via Vienna, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 480€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 230€
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Minsk
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 170€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 280€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 450€
Train operators
Belorussian Railways (BŽD)
Phone
(+375 17) 225 44 77
Website
rw.by
Train from Moskva Belorusskaia to Brest C
Ave. Duration
12h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Belorussian Railways
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Belorussian Railways
2nd Class (platzkart)
18€ - 35€
1st Class (Coupe)
29€ - 65€
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 Brest C to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 17€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 17€
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 24€
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 24€
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaia to Kaliningrad-Passajirsk
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 160€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Praga
Ave. Duration
27h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
140€ - 220€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
2nd class (sleeping compartment)
171€
1 class (sleeping compartment)
266€
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
17€ - 21€
Business
23€ - 28€
1st Class
24€ - 28€
Bus operators
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Minsk Central bus station to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
17€ - 55€
Book at
https://ticketbus.by/
Website
http://www.minsktrans.by
Kaliningrad Avtovokzal
Phone
+7 (4012) 64-36-35
Email
info@avl39.ru
Website
avl39.ru
Bus from Kaliningrad Bus station to Berlin
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
23€ - 65€
Schedules at
avl39.ru

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Moscow to Berlin train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Berlin is 1830 km. It takes approximately 19h 2m to drive from Moscow to Berlin.

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Belavia Belarusian Airlines, LOT, KLM and Aeroflot Russian Airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to night bus which takes 45 min and costs RUB 55 - RUB 60.

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