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Travel Information between Manchester and Berlin

distanceDistance651 miles (1050 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £23 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air

Take a flight to travel 651 miles (1050 km) from Manchester to Berlin. Malta Air is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Manchester to Berlin.

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How to Travel from Manchester to Berlin?

There are flights available so that you can travel between Manchester and Berlin. With both direct and connecting flights available you should be able to find a flight that suits your budget and scheduling needs. If you prefer to travel by land there are also train providers available that will allow you to take in a view while you travel, as well as offer some flexibility on stopping in different cities on your way to Berlin. It takes roughly 2h on average to fly to Berlin and roughly 24h on average by train.

Flights operate every day of the week and trains operate every day except Sunday. Berlin is a popular tourist destination with many people travelling to visit its vibrant nightlife and culture as well as well known sights such as the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Building. People spend, on average, three days in Berlin.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Manchester to Berlin?

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Berlin is to fly. There are reasonably priced flights flying directly between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) You will find the best prices by booking well in advance of your trip, this will also give you the most options in regards to airlines. If you can be flexible with your exact travel dates, this will help you choose the cheapest option.

If you are part of the Erasmus Student Network Ryanair offers a 10% student discount when you book four single flights or 2 return flights as well as free checked luggage of up to 44 lbs (20kg). Eurowings also offers student discounts that vary depending on the flight. You can also usually get cheaper tickets from Manchester to Berlin by only bringing carry-on luggage.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Manchester to Berlin?

The fastest way to get from Manchester to Berlin is to fly. The flight itself usually takes just under 2h if you fly direct which is offered by Easyjet and Ryanair. You can get from the Manchester city centre to Manchester Airport in roughly 18min if you drive or take a taxi and in roughly 30min if you take a bus or train. Once you've arrived at Berlin Brandenburg Airport you can get to the city centre in roughly 30min by train, car or taxi and in roughly 45min by bus. Manchester Airport recommends arriving 2h ahead of your flight for check-in. So if you fly direct you should plan for between 5h and 6h of travel time from Manchester to Berlin.

Berlin Couple. Source: Shutterstock

Find the best tickets from Manchester to Berlin and book with Omio

When you book your tickets with Omio you can compare the prices, schedules and routes of all the different travel options as well as the different travel providers you can use to get to your destination. This allows you to make sure that your travel plans fit your budget, schedule and personal travel preferences, whether you prefer to take the scenic route or get to where you're going as quickly as possible. Omio allows you to have confidence when booking with the website available in English no matter where you're travelling and the Omio magazine provides plenty of travel tips to help you plan your trip. Omio also provides mobile ticket options, if your phone is always on hand, then your tickets will be too.

Trains from Manchester to Berlin

While there are no direct train trips from Manchester to Berlin you can use the Omio website to have a travel itinerary put together so that you can take connecting trains to your destination. These trips depart from Manchester Piccadilly Station and arrive in Berlin at Berlin Alexanderplatz Station. Along the way changes are usually made in London, Amsterdam and Hanover using Avanti West Coast, Eurostar and Deutsche Bahn as providers. They usually depart from Manchester in the morning, with multiple departures an hour between 5:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.. The trip takes roughly between 15h and 24h. Travellers who cannot fly or who wish to make short trips in any of the connecting cities will benefit from travelling via train.

Train travel from Manchester to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn and Eurostar

When travelling by train between Manchester and Berlin you will spend most of your trip on Eurostar and Deutsche Bahn trains. Both providers offer first-class options providing more space and sometimes more privacy. Both providers often have a restaurant car that will serve both hot meals and snacks as well as a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Some Deutsche Bahn InterCity trains will also have seating available in their restaurant car for table dining with service and if you've opted for a premier service on the Eurostar train you will be served light meals in your seat.

Berlin Bundestag. Source: Shutterstock

Flights from Manchester to Berlin

There are multiple flights from different providers available on the Omio website. Direct and connecting flights are both available. Ryanair and Easyjet offer direct flights, these flights are less likely to be available at short notice. Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines offer connecting flights and are more likely to be available at short notice. The Air France flights usually have a connecting flight in Paris and the KLM flights usually have a connecting flight in either Paris or Amsterdam. Flights occur every day of the week and most often depart in the morning, between 5:55 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. with occasional flights in the afternoon between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Flying from Manchester to Berlin with Ryanair and Air France

Ryanair is the cheapest airline providing flights between Manchester and Berlin. They offer direct flights and their membership program Ryanair Choice offers free seat selection, a 22lbs (10kg) carry-on bag as well as priority boarding and fast-track security. Their ticket options also allow you to choose how much luggage you will need and if you want seat selection so you only pay for what's important to you.

Air France offers flights from Manchester to Berlin with one layover in Paris. Air France offers scheduled meals and often also a self-service buffet on their flights. In addition, they will tailor kids meals to your child's taste, making for much simpler meal times on board.

To Berlin by train / flight—travel tips

Berlin is a destination full of culture and history. You can experience the cities history by visiting the Berlin Wall and its famous East Side Gallery as well as the Brandenburg Gate, the only remaining city gate that is considered to be the symbol of Berlin. Berlin is full of art galleries and museums to spend a day wandering around such as the Pergamonmuseum, German Museum of Technology and the Gemaldegalerie.

You can enjoy some theatre or music at the Berliner Philharmonic or the Friedrichstadt-Palast. Germany is known for its beer and there are several beer tasting tours for a unique Berlin experience as well as dining tours that will take you on a journey through Berlin's cuisine along with cooking classes so you can recreate them at home.

From Berlin, travellers can make day trips to cities such as Dresden and Potsdam. With so much history on display right on the city streets there are many guided walking tours you can take around the city to make sure yo see all the sights and know the stories behind them.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Berlin from Manchester?

Travel between Manchester, United Kingdom and Berlin, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Berlin from Manchester?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Berlin, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 21/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Manchester to Berlin.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Manchester, United Kingdom from Berlin, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Manchester, United Kingdom from Berlin, Germany?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 21/01/2022. 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 Manchester from Berlin here.

How do I go from Manchester to Berlin?

Getting from Manchester to Berlin includes taking a flight.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Berlin?

A flight is the fastest way to get from Manchester to Berlin with an average travel time for this route around 1 h 50 min.

How far is Berlin from Manchester?

Berlin is approximately 651 miles (1050 km) away from Manchester.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Berlin?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Berlin:

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Manchester to Berlin depart from Manchester Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Manchester to Berlin?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • Travel with Malta Air to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Malta Air Manchester to Berlin tickets on Omio for £23.

Is there a direct service between Manchester and Berlin?

Yes, there is a direct service from Manchester to Berlin:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Berlin with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Berlin tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Manchester to Berlin?

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

When should I book a ticket to Berlin from Manchester online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £23 one way.

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