How to travel from Berlin to Jena

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from Berlin to Jena

You can get from Berlin to Jena by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Jena on Jul 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMBerlin Hbf4h00 01:15PMJena Paradies
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09:15AMBerlin Hbf4h00 01:15PMJena Paradies
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03:15PMBerlin Hbf4h00 07:15PMJena Paradies
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05:15PMBerlin Hbf4h00 09:15PMJena Paradies
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02:32PMBerlin Hbf4h12 06:44PMJena Paradies
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Travel Information from Berlin to Jena

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 2 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $25 (€22) • 2 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 135 miles (217 km) by bus or train to Jena from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Jena.

How to get from Berlin to Jena

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Jena, 72,73% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Berlin to Jena and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Jena

Travel to Jena easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Jena.

There are 2 ways to get from Berlin to Jena: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Jena is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€22) compared to other travel options to Jena:

A bus is $1 (€1) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Jena costing on average $25 (€22).

The fastest way from Berlin to Jena is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Jena that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Jena by bus can take on average 2 h 55 min.

The Berlin to Jena distance is around 135 miles (217 km).

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Jena is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Berlin to Jena as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Jena:

  • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Jena.
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Jena-Göschwitz.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Jena:

  • You can go to Jena from Berlin by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $25 (€22) with Flixbus from Berlin to Jena on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Berlin to Jena with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Jena tickets for $25 (€22) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Jena with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct train per day to Jena with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Jena tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Berlin to Jena doesn't have to end in Jena. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig or Munich. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig or Munich to your Berlin to Jena tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Jena today!

Before traveling from Berlin to Jena, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $25 (€22) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $25 (€22) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Jena tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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