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Düsseldorf - Berlin Train Timetable
There are 39 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Berlin. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Berlin usually takes around 5 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 4 hours and 4 minutes.
|Distance||297 mi (477 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 4m|
|Trains per day||20|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Berlin?
There are 4 train lines with service from Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia to Berlin, Berlin. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 24 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity||1||4h 45m||£59.22|
|DB Intercity-Express||6||4h 41m||£53.93|
|Deutsche Bahn||24||5h 17m||£60.83|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||14||5h 25m||£52.25|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Düsseldorf to Berlin 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 Düsseldorf to Berlin?
How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Berlin?
The distance between Düsseldorf and Berlin is approximately 297 miles, or 477 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 4 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 Düsseldorf to Berlin are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 Düsseldorf at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Düsseldorf to Berlin?
There are 39 scheduled trains on most days. 20 of these are direct connections to Berlin. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
Berlin is one of the most exciting destinations in Europe for all travelers. One of the most unique landmarks in Berlin is its famous Brandenburg Gate, which was built for King Frederick Wilhelm II. The Gate now represents German unity, and it is perhaps the most photogenic landmark in the capital city. Modern art enthusiasts should visit the Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art which is Germany’s first street art museum. Opened in 2017, the museum displays works from various graffiti artists from around the world and it’s located in Schöneberg, one of the city’s edgier areas. If you’re simply looking to enjoy a stroll, the Tiergarten, which spans 519 acres from central Berlin, will offer the relaxing vibes you need.
Berlin has an expansive and vibrant food scene with a good variety. Those looking for traditional German dishes should head over to Zur letzten Instanz, which is the oldest restaurant in Berlin. For a special twist, don’t hesitate to visit the Turkish Market, which offers amazing Turkish delicacies.
The main hub for intercity bus services is the Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof Berlin. For rail services, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof is the main train station. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, located just outside of the city’s south-eastern border, is the main air travel hub of the city.
Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Düsseldorf where you can board the train.
Train stations in Düsseldorf:
Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Düsseldorf Völklinger Str.
Where is the train station in Berlin?
There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from Düsseldorf will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Berlin:
Train stations in Berlin:
Berlin Hbf (tief)
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