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There are 7 ways to get from Tegel to Košice by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Kosice

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Kosice (KSC)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alt-Tegel to Krakow
  2. Take the bus from Krakow to Košice bus station

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Fly to Budapest, shuttle

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Budapest (BUD)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Budapest Airport to Košice

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Kosice Train Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from S Spandau Bhf to Decin hl.n.
  2. Take the train from Decin Hlavni Nadrazi to Liberec
  3. Take the bus from Liberec to Košice

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Take the train from Ostrava Central Train Station to Kosice Train Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Tegel to Košice

Tegel to Košice by train and tram

The journey time between Tegel and Košice is around 16h 46m and covers a distance of around 1076 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 38m. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 15m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, RegioJet and others, the Tegel to Košice service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Kosice Train Station. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
13h 7m
Layover time:
3h 38m
Total time:
16h 46m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
13h 15m
Journey distance:
1076 km
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€58
Carbon emissions:
56 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:45
Last service departs at:
16:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Košice train and tram schedules

Germany → Slovakia
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International entry into Slovakia from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Macau, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) and Cyprus with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Slovakia from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 1 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and Vatican
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This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, Cuba, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Moldova, Montenegro, Puerto Rico, Serbia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Slovakia

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Slovakia from Germany.

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Košice is 917 222 682.

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

The social distance requirement in Košice is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 917 222 682.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Slovakia.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Košice is to bus which costs €45 - €65 and takes 15h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to Košice is to fly which costs €60 - €180 and takes 7h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tegel to Košice station. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Košice bus station via Berlin Alt-Tegel and Krakow. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tegel to Košice station. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Kosice Train Station via U Naturkundemuseum, Berlin Hbf and Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 37m.

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The distance between Tegel and Košice is 706 km. The road distance is 862 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Košice without a car is to train which takes 14h 37m and costs €65 - €120.

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It takes approximately 7h to get from Tegel to Košice, including transfers.

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Tegel to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Alt-Tegel station.

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Tegel to Košice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Košice is to fly which takes 7h and costs €60 - €180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €65 - €120 and takes 14h 37m, you could also bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 15h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Tegel to Košice.
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  • Distance: 706.3 km
  • Duration: 7h

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and Košice, Slovakia?

Austrian Airlines, LOT and three other airlines fly from Tegel to Košice 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Tegel to Košice via U Naturkundemuseum, U Naturkundemuseum, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Praha Hlavni Nadrazi, and Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova in around 14h 37m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kosice via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kosice via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €750
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kosice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€14 - €120
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kosice via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Kosice via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€9 - €140
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Prague Central Train Station Wilsonova to Kosice Train Station
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Ostrava Central Train Station to Kosice Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €35
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €13
1st Class
€20 - €35
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Kosice
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €80
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€20 - €29
Economy Plus
€29 - €45
Business
€35 - €55
Premium
€55 - €80
Train from Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi to Kosice
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €40
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€10 - €15
Economy Plus
€15 - €22
Business
€19 - €27
Premium
€27 - €40
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi to Kosice
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€30 - €40
Business
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Decin Hlavni Nadrazi to Liberec
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Business
€5 - €7
1st Class
€6 - €7
Train from Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi to Kosice
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€16 - €20
Business
€22 - €27
1st Class
€23 - €27
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Decin hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Arriva CZ
Phone
+420 725 100 725
Email
info@arriva.cz
Website
arriva.cz
Train from Decin Hlavni Nadrazi to Liberec
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Unknown
Arriva CZ
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Ostrava Hlavni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Budapest Airport to Košice
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Schedules at
eurobusways.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Alt-Tegel to Krakow
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Krakow to Košice bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
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
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from U Alt-Tegel to Krakow
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Arriva Michalovce
Phone
+421 915 733 733
Email
informacie@arriva.sk
Website
arriva.sk
Bus from Liberec to Košice
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€21 - €28
Schedules at
arriva.sk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kosice Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Tegel to Košice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Košice bus station.

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Tegel to Košice train services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Kosice Train Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegel to Košice is 862 km. It takes approximately 9h 9m to drive from Tegel to Košice.

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easyJet, LOT, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Kosice Airport.

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