How to get from Berlin to Giessen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Berlin to Giessen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||244 miles (393 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$28 - $128|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $28 (€24) • 4 h 44 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $128 (€110) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 244 miles (393 km) between Berlin and Gießen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Berlin to Gießen.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $20 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Gießen travel.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Berlin to Gießen and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
You can get to Gießen from Berlin 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Gießen from Berlin is by taking a train, which costs on average $28 (€24).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Berlin to Gießen:
Taking a train costs $11 (€9) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $38 (€33).
A train is $100 (€86) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $128 (€110) from Berlin to Gießen.
The fastest way to get to Gießen from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Gießen take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 9 h 25 min of travel time.
Train takes 4 h 44 min on average.
The distance from Berlin to Gießen is approximately 244 miles (393 km).
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Gießen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Berlin to Gießen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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