Departing from Berlin:
These trains commence their journey at Berlin Ostbanhof and they usually depart from the upper level (tief) in Berlin Hbf.
If your journey is commencing in West Berlin, the quickest option is to take a Regio or S-Bahn train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten station to Berlin-Spandau station and join these trains there.
Check your connections in Berlin on this public transport map.
Final Destination: Interlaken Ost or Basel SBB or Frankfurt (Main) or Frankfurt Flughafen
1 x train per hour
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open: 6 months ahead of the travel date - usually
Book 1st class ticket journey tickets and your seat reservation is included - but they're optional when booking 2nd class tickets, or if you will be travelling with a 1st or 2nd class rail pass.
Though for this comparatively short journey the reservation fees of €4.50 in 2nd class and €5.90 in 1st class are relatively expensive.
When making an online booking, check that you’re looking at booking info for these direct ICE trains.
On the DB Bahn booking site look for journeys that have:
0 in the Chg. column
ICE (and only ICE) in the Products column.
Trains departing at different times can be cheaper than others leaving on the same day, so you may need to look through the day's departures to find the cheapest fares.
Use the earlier/later buttons to search for the cheapest ticket prices.
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|Happy rail||from €17.90|
|Save A Train||from €17.90|
For most of the part of the journey between Berlin-Spandau and Braunschweig the train will travel at more than 250 km/h on a high speed line.
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