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There are 8 ways to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Kassel  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Giessen Ice / ...

92€ - 183€

Cheapest option

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 8m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wetzlar

47€ - 313€

6 alternative options

Train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Fulda station Flx10
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Wetzlar Re

Bus  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, letiště Schönefeld, P Bus - Terminal B to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Gießen N20 / ...

53€ - 66€

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Schönefeld to Wetzlar 517.1 km

55€ - 85€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Troisdorf to Siegen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Siegen Hbf to Wetzlar

85€ - 361€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Siegen Hbf
  4. Take the train from Siegen Hbf to Wetzlar

104€ - 351€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 6m

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

85€ - 369€

Schönefeld to Wetzlar by train

The train journey time between Schönefeld and Wetzlar is around 7h 54m and covers a distance of around 544 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 16m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Schönefeld to Wetzlar train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arrives in Wetzlar. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 54m
Fastest train time:
7h 16m
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
92€
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:32
Last train departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schönefeld to Wetzlar train schedules

Schönefeld → Wetzlar
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The cheapest way to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 8h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 320€ and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Schönefeld to Wetzlar. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at Wetzlar via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe and Giessen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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It is 401 km from Schönefeld to Wetzlar. It is approximately 517.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar without a car is to train via Kassel which takes 6h 13m and costs 90€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar is to train via Kassel which takes 6h 13m and costs 90€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 8h 37m.

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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 Wetzlar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Giessen station.

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Map of how to get from Schönefeld to Wetzlar.
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  • Distance: 401.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

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

You can take a train from Schönefeld to Wetzlar via Berlin Ostbahnhof, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, and Giessen in around 6h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schönefeld to Wetzlar via Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str., Dresden central station, and Gießen in around 8h 37m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 490€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
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 Ostbahnhof to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Giessen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
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 Ostbahnhof to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Giessen
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wetzlar
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Siegen Hbf to Wetzlar
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Giessen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wetzlar
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Troisdorf to Siegen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Siegen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Giessen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Train from Fulda to Wetzlar
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wetzlar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Train from Siegen Hbf to Wetzlar
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Fulda station
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
Flixtrain
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
National Express Rail
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden central station to Gießen
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Schönefeld to Wetzlar is 517 km. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Schönefeld to Wetzlar.

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

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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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