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There are 8 ways to get from Tegel to Vatican City by train, plane, subway, bus, night bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Rome  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rome (FCO) BER - FCO

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Train, fly to Rome Ciampino, subway  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
  2. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BER - CIA
  3. Take the subway from Anagnina to Cipro

6 alternative options

Train  •  17h 48m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lugano Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Train via Munich  •  19h 7m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ecb
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Bus  •  22h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zob 034 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N531 / ...

Night bus, bus  •  28h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin Airport BER to Prague N60 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Prague Florenc Central Bus Station - Rome Tiburtina

Train, night train  •  21h 19m

  1. Take the train from S Spandau Bhf to München Hbf 18 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

Drive  •  13h 21m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Vatican City 1504.2 km

Tegel to Vatican City by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Tegel and Vatican City is around 21h 47m and covers a distance of around 1794 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 33m. The fastest journey normally takes 16h 43m. Operated by BVG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Tegel to Vatican City service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Cipro. Typically 26 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
15h 14m
Layover time:
6h 33m
Total time:
21h 47m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
16h 43m
Journey distance:
1794 km
Services per week:
26
Cheapest price:
€274
Carbon emissions:
95 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:15
Last service departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Vatican City bus, train and subway schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Vatican

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We have received no reports of travel restrictions in Vatican. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Vatican.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Vatican.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some lockdown measures have been lifted in Germany, starting July 6.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Germany

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Vatican relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Vatican, please check government recommendations.

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Last updated: September 15 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Tegel to Vatican City is to train and fly and subway, which costs €22 - €110 and takes 5h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to Vatican City is to train and fly which costs €40 - €210 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tegel to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli via U Alt-Tegel, Berlin ZOB [Fernbus], Munich central bus station and Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tegel to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Cipro via S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf, Berlin Suedkreuz, Muenchen Hbf, Bologna Centrale and Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 7m.

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The distance between Tegel and Vatican City is 1188 km. The road distance is 1504.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Vatican City without a car is to train which takes 17h 48m and costs €200 - €390.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Tegel to Vatican City, including transfers.

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Tegel to Vatican City bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] station.

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Tegel to Vatican City train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Vatican City is to train which takes 17h 48m and costs €200 - €390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €60 - €100 and takes 22h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Tegel to Vatican City.
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  • Distance: 1188.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and Vatican City, Vatican?

You can take a train from Tegel to Vatican City via S+U Rathaus Spandau, Berlin-Spandau, Basel SBB, Lugano, Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 17h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tegel to Vatican City via U Alt-Tegel, Berlin ZOB [Fernbus], Munich central bus station, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, and Rome Tiburtina in around 22h 9m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Train operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Train from U Holzhauser Str. to S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
BVG
ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità
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-Spandau to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€140 - €210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Spandau Bhf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€65 - €90
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€25 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€22 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Berlin ZOB [Fernbus] to Zob
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Zob to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Berlin Airport BER to Prague
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - ZOB to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
RegioJet

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