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There are 5 ways to get from Schönefeld to Meiningen by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Meiningen Rb44 / ...

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Night train, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf 18 / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Meiningen Rb44 / ...

Bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zella-Mehlis, Bahnhof 015

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Meiningen 383.9 km

Fly, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Eisenach
  3. Take the train from Eisenach to Meiningen

Schönefeld to Meiningen by train

The train journey time between Schönefeld and Meiningen is around 4h 30m and covers a distance of around 391 km. This includes an average layover time of around 56 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 53m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Schönefeld to Meiningen train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Meiningen. Typically 97 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 34m
Layover time:
56 min
Total time:
4h 30m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 53m
Train distance:
391 km
Trains per week:
97
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
20 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 Meiningen train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Meiningen is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Schönefeld to Meiningen is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Schönefeld to Meiningen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bus ZOB] and arriving at Meiningen, Theater via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2, Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] and Zella-Mehlis, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schönefeld to Meiningen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at Meiningen via Berlin Suedkreuz and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Schönefeld and Meiningen is 295 km. The road distance is 383.9 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Meiningen without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Schönefeld to Meiningen, including transfers.

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Schönefeld to Meiningen bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Schönefeld to Meiningen 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 Meiningen is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 52m.

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Map of how to get from Schönefeld to Meiningen.
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  • Distance: 294.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

You can take a train from Schönefeld to Meiningen via S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin Suedkreuz, and Erfurt Hbf in around 4h 34m. Alternatively, FlixBus-de operates a bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zella-Mehlis, Bahnhof 5 times a week, and the journey takes 4h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Eisenach
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Meiningen
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Train from Eisenach to Meiningen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Süd Thüringen Bahn
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.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Night train from Berlin central station to Erfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €14
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
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zella-Mehlis, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Schönefeld to Meiningen bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Zella-Mehlis, Bahnhof station.

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Schönefeld to Meiningen train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, arrive at Meiningen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Meiningen is 384 km. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Schönefeld to Meiningen.

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Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Meiningen. 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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