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There are 4 ways to get from Rostock to Berlin by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 270 / ...

$12 - $22

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rostock to Berlin 138.7 miles

$7 - $19

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf Re5

$50 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Rostock to Berlin 141.7 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Rostock to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 16€ and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rostock to Berlin is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rostock, Rostock central bus station station and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Rostock and Berlin is 193 km. The road distance is 226.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Berlin without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 11€ - 19€.

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The bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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

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Rostock to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Rostock to Berlin is to bus which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 11€ - 19€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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  • Distance: 120.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

What companies run services between Rostock, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Rostock to Berlin 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Rostock to Berlin every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rostock, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rostock, Rostock central bus station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rostock to Berlin
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rostock to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Rostock to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rostock to Berlin is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to drive from Rostock to Berlin.

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

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