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There are 3 ways to get from Tegel to Zgorzelec by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Cottbus Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Cottbus Hbf to Goerlitz Re

129 zł - 230 zł

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Bus  •  6h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str. RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dresden central station to Zgorzelec, ul. Armii Krajowej 012 / ...

85 zł - 133 zł

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Drive  •  2h 44m

  1. Drive from Tegel to Zgorzelec 245.5 km

120 zł - 180 zł

Tegel to Zgorzelec by train

The train journey time between Tegel and Zgorzelec is around 4h and covers a distance of around 225 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 9m. Operated by BVG, ODEG, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Tegel to Zgorzelec train service departs from U Holzhauser Str. and arrives in Zgorzelec. Typically 103 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h
Fastest train time:
3h 9m
Trains per week:
103
Cheapest price:
129 zł
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:16
Last train departs at:
22:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Tegel to Zgorzelec train schedules

Germany → Poland
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International entry into Poland from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Poland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Georgia, Japan, Kuwait, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Poland from Germany

  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Malta, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Tunisia
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
  • Health declaration required
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Poland

1.5m

Mandatory

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 Poland 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zgorzelec is 800 190 590.

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

The social distance requirement in Zgorzelec is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 190 590.

Yes, entry into Germany from Poland is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tegel to Zgorzelec is to bus which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 6h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Tegel to Zgorzelec is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tegel to Zgorzelec. However, there are services departing from U Holzhauser Str. and arriving at Zgorzelec via Berlin Friedrichstrasse, Cottbus Hbf and Goerlitz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 33m.

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The distance between Tegel and Zgorzelec is 198 km. The road distance is 245.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Zgorzelec without a car is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs 28€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Tegel to Zgorzelec, including transfers.

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Tegel to Zgorzelec train services, operated by ODEG, depart from Berlin Friedrichstrasse station.

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The best way to get from Tegel to Zgorzelec is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs 28€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 30€ and takes 6h 56m.

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Tegel to Zgorzelec train services, operated by ODEG, arrive at Goerlitz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tegel to Zgorzelec is 246 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Tegel to Zgorzelec.

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  • Distance: 197.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Tegel, Germany and Zgorzelec, Dolnośląskie, Poland?

You can take a train from Tegel to Zgorzelec via S+U Friedrichstr. Bhf, Berlin Friedrichstrasse, Cottbus Hbf, and Goerlitz in around 4h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tegel to Zgorzelec via U Seestr., U Seestr., S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin, Südkreuz Bf, Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str., and Dresden central station in around 6h 56m.

Train operators
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 Berlin Friedrichstrasse to Cottbus Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
85 zł - 130 zł
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29 zł - 40 zł
Website
RegioJet
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 - Südkreuz to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45 zł - 55 zł
Website
Blablabus
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 Zgorzelec, ul. Armii Krajowej
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35 zł - 50 zł
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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