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Trip Summary

There are 60 daily trains from Bremerhaven to Paderborn. Traveling by train from Bremerhaven to Paderborn usually takes around 4 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance126 mi (203 km)
Fastest train3h 43m
Lowest price£26.63
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Bremerhaven to Paderborn?

There are 3 train lines with service from Bremerhaven, Bremen to Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 47 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express43h 47m£44.72
Deutsche Bahn474h 49m£36.05
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company235h 13m£36.27

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bremerhaven to Paderborn during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Bremerhaven to Paderborn?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Bremerhaven to Paderborn. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Bremerhaven to Paderborn?

The distance between Bremerhaven and Paderborn is approximately 126 miles, or 203 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Bremerhaven to Paderborn are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Bremerhaven at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Bremerhaven to Paderborn?

There are 60 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Paderborn to Bremerhaven. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Bremerhaven to Paderborn for £21.07.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bremerhaven?

Departure stations

Bremerhaven has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Paderborn.

Train stations in Bremerhaven:

  • Train Station

  • Bremerhaven-Wulsdorf

Where is the train station in Paderborn?

Arrival stations

Paderborn receives travelers from Bremerhaven at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Paderborn:

  • Paderborn-Schloss Neuhaus

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