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Train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to Kulmbach Re

€78 - €128

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Bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Bayreuth central train station 034 / ...

€26 - €32

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Train via Leipzig  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hochstadt-Marktzeuln Re

€47 - €130

Bus, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, letiště Schönefeld, P Bus - Terminal B to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
  2. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Hof Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Kulmbach Re

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Kulmbach 367 km

€40 - €60

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Nuremberg (NUE) BER - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lichtenfels

€64 - €245

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg
  4. Take the train from Bamberg to Kulmbach

€81 - €226

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lichtenfels

€89 - €362

Schönefeld to Kulmbach by train

The train journey time between Schönefeld and Kulmbach is around 5h 2m and covers a distance of around 461 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 15m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Schönefeld to Kulmbach train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Kulmbach. Typically 52 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 2m
Fastest train time:
4h 15m
Train distance:
461 km
Trains per week:
52
Cheapest price:
€78
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Kulmbach train schedules

Schönefeld → Kulmbach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kulmbach is 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Kulmbach is to bus which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Schönefeld to Kulmbach is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schönefeld to Kulmbach. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] and arriving at Kulmbach ZOB via Berlin Airport BER, Berlin central bus station and Bayreuth Goethestraße. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schönefeld to Kulmbach. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at Kulmbach via Berlin Suedkreuz and Bamberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Schönefeld and Kulmbach is 292 km. The road distance is 367 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Kulmbach without a car is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs €75 - €130.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Schönefeld to Kulmbach, including transfers.

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Schönefeld to Kulmbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Schönefeld to Kulmbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Kulmbach is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs €75 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €35 and takes 8h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Schönefeld to Kulmbach.
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  • Distance: 291.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Schönefeld, Brandenburg, Germany and Kulmbach, Germany?

You can take a train from Schönefeld to Kulmbach via S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin Suedkreuz, and Bamberg in around 5h 16m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Bayreuth central train station 4 times a day. Tickets cost €18 - €22 and the journey takes 4h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €650
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Train operators
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 Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bamberg to Kulmbach
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hochstadt-Marktzeuln
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Kulmbach
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Kulmbach
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
agilis.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
VGN
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Lichtenfels
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, letiště Schönefeld, P Bus - Terminal B to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
RegioJet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Bayreuth central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Schönefeld to Kulmbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bayreuth central train station.

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Schönefeld to Kulmbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Kulmbach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Kulmbach is 367 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Schönefeld to Kulmbach.

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Austrian Airlines, Swiss, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Kulmbach. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 8 min and costs €2 - €4.

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