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There are 3 ways to get from Schönefeld to Sondershausen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Sondershausen Re / ...

€63 - €107

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof Re1
  2. Take the train from Magdeburg Hbf to Artern Re
  3. Take the bus from Artern, Bahnhof to Sondershausen, ZOB 530

Drive  •  2h 32m

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Sondershausen 271.4 km

€30 - €45

Schönefeld to Sondershausen by train

The train journey time between Schönefeld and Sondershausen is around 4h 21m and covers a distance of around 359 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 28m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Schönefeld to Sondershausen train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Sondershausen. Typically 63 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 21m
Fastest train time:
3h 28m
Train distance:
359 km
Trains per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€63
Carbon emissions:
18 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:25
Last train departs at:
23:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Sondershausen train schedules

Schönefeld → Sondershausen
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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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 Sondershausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sondershausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sondershausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Sondershausen is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Schönefeld to Sondershausen is to drive. Taking this option will cost €30 - €45 and takes 2h 32m.

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

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The distance between Schönefeld and Sondershausen is 213 km. The road distance is 271.4 km.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Sondershausen without a car is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs €60 - €110.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Schönefeld to Sondershausen, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Sondershausen is 271 km. It takes approximately 2h 32m to drive from Schönefeld to Sondershausen.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Sondershausen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Schönefeld to Sondershausen.
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  • Distance: 213.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

You can take a train from Schönefeld to Sondershausen via S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin Suedkreuz, and Erfurt Hbf in around 4h 5m.

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 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €75
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 Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €90
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 Erfurt Hbf to Sondershausen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Artern
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Magdeburg Hbf to Artern
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland GmbH
Bus operators
RB-Gesellschaft UHK mbH
Phone
+49 3601 40865225
Email
info@regionalbus.de
Website
regionalbus.de
Bus from Artern, Bahnhof to Sondershausen, ZOB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
RB-Gesellschaft UHK mbH

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