How to travel from Berlin to Warsaw

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from Berlin to Warsaw

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

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To get from Berlin to Warsaw on Dec 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:00PMBerlin6h55 09:55PMWarszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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03:00PMBerlin6h55 09:55PMWarszawa, Dw. Zachodni
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01:41PMBerlin Hbf6h29 08:10PMWarszawa Centralna
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01:41PMBerlin Hbf6h40 08:21PMWarszawa Wschodnia
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03:41PMBerlin Hbf6h25 10:06PMWarszawa Centralna
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Travel Information from Berlin to Warsaw

distanceDistance320 miles (516 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $176
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $38 (€35) • 5 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $176 (€160) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 320 miles (516 km) to Warsaw from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Warsaw.

Travel from Berlin to Warsaw: Journey Details

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.

How to get from Berlin to Warsaw

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Warsaw, 84,39% 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 Warsaw 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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Buses from Berlin to Warsaw

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.

Trains from Berlin to Warsaw

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.

Flights from Berlin to Warsaw

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Warsaw

Travel Tips: Travel to Warsaw 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 Warsaw.

Travel from Berlin, Germany to Warsaw, Poland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Warsaw from Berlin restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Warsaw, Poland from Berlin?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Warsaw, Poland?

The government of Poland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Berlin and Warsaw closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Poland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Warsaw, Poland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Poland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Warsaw?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Warsaw here.

There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Warsaw: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Warsaw is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€35) compared to other travel options to Warsaw:

Taking a train is usually $12 (€11) less than taking a bus to Warsaw, which costs on average $51 (€46) for the same trip.

Taking a train is about $138 (€125) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $176 (€160) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Warsaw from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Warsaw can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 46 min   on average.

Warsaw is approximately 320 miles (516 km) away from Berlin.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Warsaw is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Berlin and Warsaw as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Warsaw at Bus station Warsaw-Wschodnia, Kyivska street; house 20.
  • Flights most often depart from Berlin at Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Warsaw at Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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

  • You can go to Warsaw from Berlin by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $51 (€46) with Flixbus from Berlin to Warsaw on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane to Warsaw from Berlin with Norwegian Air Shuttle, and you can find Norwegian Air Shuttle Berlin to Warsaw tickets for $176 (€160) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Warsaw with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $38 (€35) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Warsaw.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus, Ecolines, Infobus or Sindbad.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Lot Polish Airlines.
  • You'll find direct trains with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

Many of our customers traveling from Berlin to Warsaw don't make Warsaw their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Warsaw are Kraków, Prague or Gdańsk, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Warsaw to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Berlin to Warsaw, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $51 (€46) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $176 (€160) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $38 (€35) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Warsaw online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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