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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Warsaw to Berlin. Traveling by train from Warsaw to Berlin usually takes around 6 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest DB Eurocity train can make the trip in 5 hours and 48 minutes.

Distance321 mi (517 km)
Fastest train5h 48m
Lowest price£24.22
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Warsaw to Berlin?

In the last month, £27.69 was the average price of a train ticket from Warsaw to Berlin. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £23.36 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Warsaw to Berlin by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Warsaw to Berlin in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £45 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Warsaw to Berlin?

2 train services operate from Warsaw to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity26h 13m£40.70
Deutsche Bahn56h 34m£38.59
  • DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity train tickets from Warsaw to Berlin start from £24, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 DB Eurocity schedules to Berlin. DB Eurocity in Warsaw leaves from Warsaw Centrum . And in Berlin trains arrive at Berlin Central Station and 3 other train stations.

    From Warsaw to Berlin train travel on DB Eurocity takes 6 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 48 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Warsaw to Berlin start from £24, and on average cost . Daily there are 5 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn in Warsaw leaves from Warsaw Centrum . And in Berlin trains arrive at S+u Bundesplatz and 3 other train stations.

    From Warsaw to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 6 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 48 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Warsaw 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.

How long is the train journey from Warsaw to Berlin?

The distance between Warsaw and Berlin is approximately 321 miles, or 517 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 48 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 departing from Warsaw to Berlin tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Warsaw at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. 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 Warsaw to Berlin?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Warsaw to Berlin.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Berlin to Warsaw.

City Information

Warsaw

A historic city with a rich cultural heritage, Warsaw is a famous destination for culturally-inclined tourists. One of the city’s most popular attractions is the Old Town quarter, which has been recognized as a World Heritage Site. Filled with rebuilt buildings that mimic 14th-century houses, the area offers an interesting look into the city’s past. It also houses plenty of restaurants, cafés, and shops, so don’t hesitate to check these places out. For those interested in the history of the Jewish people in Poland, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews boasts eye-opening exhibitions. For nature-lovers, don’t miss out on the Łazienki Królewskie Museum, which features various gardens for you to explore.

The city is considered the best destination in Poland for foodies. Some famous local favorites include Stolica and Restauracja Polska Różana, both of which offer amazing Polish dishes. For a more affordable option, Prasowy is a good choice.

Warszawa Centralna is the main trail station in the city. The main bus station is located right outside the Warszawa Zachodnia train station at al. Jerozolimskie 144. For air services, the city is served by the Warsaw Chopin Airport, 6.1 miles from the city, and the Warsaw-Modlin Airport, 22 miles north of it.

Berlin

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Warsaw?

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Main departure station: Warsaw Centrum

Warsaw Centrum is the coach station portion of the sprawling Warsaw Central transit complex. The train station, Warszawa Centralna, is mainly located underground, beneath the plaza and park above. The complex includes intercity trains, local metro, and intercity and local buses. Coaches that arrive and depart from Centrum primarily stop along Marszalkowska, in front of the shopping mall. Station amenities, if needed, can be found in the train station, including restrooms and shops. As the name implies, the station is centrally located, just steps from the Palace of Culture and Science and a few blocks from The National Museum in Warsaw.

All train stations in Warsaw:

  • Warsaw Centrum

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Main arrival station: S+u Bundesplatz

There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from Warsaw will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Berlin:

Train stations in Berlin:

  • S+u Bundesplatz

  • Berlin Central Station

  • Rigaer Straße

  • Train Station

  • Bellevue

  • Berlin-Lichtenberg

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