How to get from Berlin to Warsaw by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Berlin to Warsaw is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||320 miles (516 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$24 - $178|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $24 (€21) • 7 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $178 (€154) • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 320 miles (516 km) by bus, flight or train from Berlin to Warsaw. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Lot Polish Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Warsaw.
It is possible to travel directly from Berlin to Warsaw by plane, train or bus. Flying is the quickest method of travel while the bus journey is slowest.
Return trips from Warsaw to Berlin are also available.
Direct buses from Berlin to Warsaw take between 9.5 and 11.5 hours with departures 7 times a day. Routes are operated by Infobus, Polskibus, Ecolines and departures are spread over twenty-four hours. Buses leave from the centrally located Berlin ZOB and arrive at Dworzec Autobusowy next to Zachodnia station. This is several kilometers out of town but linked around the clock by local buses and trains. Warsaw has a modern and efficient public transport network. Taxis are available at both stations.
There are 4 direct trains from Berlin to Warsaw per day between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Warsaw Centralna Station with journey times of slightly less than 6 hours. The service is operated by Deutsche Bahn with departures spread from just after 6:30 a.m. until around 4:30 p.m. Both stations are centrally located with taxis and car rentals available.
Air Berlin operates 3 non-stop flights from Berlin to Warsaw per day with overall journey times of just over 4 hours. Departures are from Berlin Tegel with arrivals at Warsaw Chopin Airport. Other carriers such as Austrian, Lufthansa, Icelandair, Air Canada, and SAS also offer flights between the two cities with connections at different European airports and slightly longer times of around 7 hours. There are about a dozen flights a day within this journey time from just after 4:00 a.m. until just before 8:00 p.m.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $23 (€20). 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 Warsaw travel.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class or Business Class for your next travel to Warsaw from Berlin.
There are 3 options to travel to Warsaw from Berlin including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Warsaw from Berlin is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€21).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Berlin to Warsaw:
A bus is $153 (€133) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Warsaw costing on average $178 (€154).
A bus is $19 (€17) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Berlin to Warsaw costing on average $44 (€38).
The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Warsaw is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Getting to Warsaw by bus takes 7 h 50 min on average.
Taking a train requires on average 5 h 44 min of travel time.
Warsaw is approximately 320 miles (516 km) away from Berlin.
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Warsaw is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Berlin to Warsaw as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Berlin to Warsaw:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Warsaw with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Warsaw 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 route.
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