The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 15 m
4 h 37 m
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Of the 7 buses that leave Berlin for Göttingen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||162 miles (261 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$17 (€15)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Berlin to Göttingen cover the 162 miles (261 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Göttingen, ZOB.
You can travel by bus from Berlin to Göttingen with FlixBus for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Berlin to Göttingen bus information with FlixBus:
There are many good reasons to visit the university city and it has never been so easy to get to Göttingen by bus as it is today.
Thanks to its central location in the heart of Germany, it is not difficult to get to Göttingen by bus: On many large north-south and east-west connections, the buses of the major providers stop in Göttingen. The buses stop there at the ZOB next to the main railway station, just a few minutes' walk from the city centre and the Georg-August-University. So it is child's play to reach Göttingen with the Buses to visit friends at the university or simply get to know the city.
At present the two big German bus companies Flixbus and Eurolines Germany regularly offer a direct bus to Göttingen.
Departures are possible from all directions, for example from Hamburg and Hanover in the north, Nuremberg and Munich in the south, Cologne in the west or Berlin and Dresden in the east. Most journeys are connected with unique changing.
Flixbus offers daily numerous direct connections to Göttingen, among them seven times daily from Hamburg and five times daily from Hanover. The route from Frankfurt is particularly busy: from here you can go directly to Göttingen eight times a day.
From the capital Berlin there is a direct bus to Göttingen six times a day. Other direct connections include Cologne, Stuttgart and Würzburg (twice a day) and Leipzig (once a day).
The Bavarian capital Munich is curiously missing from the list: If you want to travel by bus from Munich to Göttingen, you have to accept a change in Würzburg or Frankfurt. The same applies to the Franconian metropolis of Nuremberg.
In addition, transfer connections from all over Europe via metropolises such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Hamburg are possible. From Paris or Vienna, for example, Göttingen can be reached in just 14 hours by changing trains in Frankfurt or Würzburg.
With Eurolines Germany, there is an alternative to reaching Göttingen by buses. In cooperation with Deutsche Touring, the journey to Göttingen is offered daily from Hamburg, Hanover, Kassel, Bamberg, Munich, Nuremberg and Schweinfurt.
If booked early, the bus to Göttingen costs less than 10 euros: Flixbus offers economy fares from as little as 9.90 euros, Eurolines Germany even from 7 euros. However, this depends on the chosen route. For longer distances the ticket to Göttingen costs at least 14,90 or 17 Euro. Transfer connections can be significantly more expensive. The time of day and the place of departure have no influence on the prices.
At certain times, for example around the beginning of the semester or on public holidays, tickets should be booked several weeks in advance in order to secure favourable prices. When many students and their friends and relatives are on the road, the bus to Göttingen is very busy. Otherwise it is often enough to book 2 to 3 days in advance to get cheap tickets.
In Göttingen there is only one big bus station, the ZOB at the main station. Whoever visits Göttingen by buses will generally arrive here.
The ZOB at Göttingen main station is located directly on Berliner Straße, which forms part of the city centre ring. The historic old town with the market place and the Gänseliesel is within walking distance. The university campus north of the Old Town can also be easily reached on foot.
Numerous bus lines stop at the main station and thus offer connections to other districts of Göttingen. Lines 41, 42, 80, 91, 92, 150 and 170, for example, go to the university.
When departing from Berlin, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz and Berlin, Jannowitzbrücke. When arriving in Göttingen, you can end your route in bus stations like Göttingen, ZOB, Göttingen, ZOB and Göttingen, Hbf, Zoologische Institute.
Omio customers book a bus from Berlin Hbf to Göttingen, ZOB most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival bus station in Göttingen, called Göttingen, ZOB, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city center.
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