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There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf Eic / ...

€13 - €24

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Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa, Metro Stadion Narodowy to Berlin central bus station 1320

€28 - €35

Bus via Warsaw  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Berlin central bus station N1325 / ...

€25 - €35

Rideshare  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Warsaw to Berlin 573 km

€22

Drive  •  5h 4m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Berlin 577.2 km

€60 - €90

Fly to Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) WAW - BER

€53 - €221

Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  15h 8m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) WAW - TXL

€90 - €308

Fly to Zielona Gora, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Zielona Gora (IEG) WAW - IEG
  2. Take the train from Zbaszynek to Berlin Hbf

€41 - €180

Fly to Poznan, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Poznan (POZ) WAW - POZ
  2. Take the train from Poznan Glowny to Berlin Hbf

€35 - €171

Warsaw to Berlin by train

The train journey time between Warsaw and Berlin is around 6h 18m and covers a distance of around 562 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 57m. Operated by PKP Intercity, the Warsaw to Berlin train service departs from Warszawa Centralna and arrives in Berlin Hbf. Typically 25 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 18m
Fastest train time:
5h 57m
Trains per week:
25
Cheapest price:
€13
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:19
Last train departs at:
15:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Warsaw to Berlin train schedules

Poland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Poland

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Poland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Poland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Poland

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

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No, entry into Germany from Poland is currently restricted.

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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 Berlin is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Berlin is 1.5 metres.

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

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Warsaw to Berlin is to train, which costs 55 zł - 110 zł and takes 6h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Warsaw to Berlin is to fly which costs 230 zł - 1 000 zł and takes 4h 38m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Warszawa, Metro Stadion Narodowy and arriving at Berlin central bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Berlin is 517 km. The road distance is 577.2 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 55 zł - 110 zł.

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The train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf takes 6h 2m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Warsaw to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warszawa, Metro Stadion Narodowy station.

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Warsaw to Berlin train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Berlin is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 55 zł - 110 zł. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 130 zł - 160 zł and takes 8h 35m, you could also fly, which costs 230 zł - 1 000 zł and takes 4h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 516.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Berlin, Germany?

PKP Intercity operates a train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf 4 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €24 and the journey takes 6h 2m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Warszawa, Metro Stadion Narodowy to Berlin central bus station 4 times a week. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 8h 35m.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €160
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Zielona Gora
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Poznan
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€26 - €330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €330
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Tegel via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Berlin Tegel via Tallinn, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Train operators
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €24
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €24
Train from Zbaszynek to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €16
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€9 - €12
1st Class
€13 - €16
Train from Poznan Glowny to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €18
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €13
1st Class
€14 - €18
Bus operators
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 Warszawa, Metro Stadion Narodowy to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Warsaw to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Warsaw to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin central bus station.

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Warsaw to Berlin train services, operated by PKP Intercity, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Berlin is 577 km. It takes approximately 5h 4m to drive from Warsaw to Berlin.

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LOT, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs 3 zł - 55 zł.

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