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Berlin to Poznan where to buy rail or train tickets and how much do they cost?


theboywholived 1 | 6  
10 Jun 2009 /  #1
Hi, how can i go to poznan from berlin. Train or bus both are fine. How much is the cost and from where i will have to buy tickets ?

Anyway who has went on this route please help.
Thanx :)
johnuk_ 1 | 9  
10 Jun 2009 /  #2
I am driving about the 27th evening from berlin to ukraine.
pudddddin 7 | 48  
10 Jun 2009 /  #3
Hi - I live in Gorzow - which is directly between Berlin and Poznan, so I have travelled this route many times - I would suggest you go by train, but you might have to make 2 changes, unless you get the direct-express train (Warsaw express), which isn't so regular, so it depends what time you are traveling...

This website should help you - polrail.com/sections/travel/timetable.html and its in english!

The buses don't go from Berlin to Poznan (that i know of) but you could get a train to the polish border and then get a bus to Poznan, but to me, it seems like a lot of messing around!

I do not know how much the train costs directly but i know how much it costs for me when i travel:
Berlin - Kostrzyn (polish border town) - 12euro
Kostrzyn - Gorzow - 9zł
Gorzow - Poznań - 30zł

oh, and you have to buy the tickets from the ticket office - if you get the direct train from Berlin to Poznan you can buy the tickets in Berlin Lichtenburg station where the train departs from - they speak English there.

But, if you don't get the direct train you may have to buy tickets in the Polish station too - and there they usually only speak Polish (and maybe some German or Russian!)

so, you see, its not so cheap... or sometimes even easy... Any more questions, post again, i'd be happy to help :)
delphiandomine 83 | 17,789  
11 Jun 2009 /  #4
oh, and you have to buy the tickets from the ticket office - if you get the direct train from Berlin to Poznan you can buy the tickets in Berlin Lichtenburg station where the train departs from - they speak English there.

I think the Berlin-Warszawa-Express has gone back to Berlin Hauptbahnhof now, but I haven't checked in a while. I know that they were renewing the Oderbrucke, so who knows..

The Kostrzyn connection is absolutely dreadful from Poznan now :(

The buses don't go from Berlin to Poznan (that i know of) but you could get a train to the polish border and then get a bus to Poznan, but to me, it seems like a lot of messing around!

There are some, but finding out information about them is next to impossible! I have absolutely no idea where they might depart from in Berlin...Poznan is easy, everything departs from the PKS station. But Berlin? blaaah.

The best bet is the Berlin-Warszawa-Express, and all details can be found on http//www.bahn.de . You might even be able to buy tickets online there :)
pudddddin 7 | 48  
11 Jun 2009 /  #5
Actually - yes, your right - come to think of it, my friend got a bus from Berlin to Poznan, but i wasn't paying much attention because it doesn't stop in Gorzow. I have no idea about the info about it, but i seem to remember her saying that it was quite cheap! Good luck!
Amerykanka 1 | 5  
11 Jul 2009 /  #6
I agree, Berlin-Warszawa Express is a very nice train to take, but I don't know about the cheapest. Only 3 hours, 0 connections. Once you hit Berlin it stops at Ostbahnhof and then Hauptbahnhof stations, I just took it last week. :)

36 Euros or 24 Euros if you are under 25 years old.

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