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Trip Summary

There are 58 daily trains from Berlin to Bremen. Traveling by train from Berlin to Bremen usually takes around 4 hours and 3 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 2 hours and 59 minutes.

Distance196 mi (316 km)
Fastest train2h 59m
Lowest price€17.86
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines5

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

In the last month, €35.24 was the average price of a train ticket from Berlin to Bremen. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €61.65 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 Berlin to Bremen by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €52 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Berlin to Bremen in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €72 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 Berlin to Bremen?

There are 5 train lines with service from Berlin to Bremen. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 41 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity74h 7m€60.68
DB Intercity-Express93h 35m€68.24
Deutsche Bahn414h 2m€73.41
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company244h 16m€65.25
metronom63h 38m€52.59
  • DB Intercity

    DB Intercity

    DB Intercity train tickets from Berlin to Bremen start from €30, and on average cost . Daily there are 7 DB Intercity schedules to Bremen. DB Intercity in Berlin leaves from Train Station and one other station. And in Bremen trains arrive at Bremen-Lesum and 17 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Bremen train travel on DB Intercity takes 4 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bremen faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 59 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Bremen.

  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Berlin to Bremen start from €18, and on average cost . Daily there are 9 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Bremen. DB Intercity-Express in Berlin leaves from Berlin Central Station and 2 other stations. And in Bremen trains arrive at Bremen Central Station and 17 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Bremen train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bremen faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 59 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 22 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Bremen.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Bremen start from €18, and on average cost . Daily there are 41 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Bremen. Deutsche Bahn in Berlin leaves from Train Station and 4 other stations. And in Bremen trains arrive at Bremen-Mahndorf and 18 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Bremen train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bremen faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 59 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 189 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Bremen.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Berlin to Bremen start from €18, and on average cost . Daily there are 24 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Bremen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Berlin leaves from Berlin Central Station and 4 other stations. And in Bremen trains arrive at Bremen-Oberneuland and 18 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Bremen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bremen faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 59 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 48 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Bremen.

  • metronom

    metronom

    metronom train tickets from Berlin to Bremen start from €24, and on average cost . Daily there are 6 metronom schedules to Bremen. metronom in Berlin leaves from Train Station . And in Bremen trains arrive at Bremen-Mahndorf and 15 other train stations.

    From Berlin to Bremen train travel on metronom takes 3 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Bremen faster, metronom offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 59 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin to Bremen 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Berlin to Bremen?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Berlin to Bremen. 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 Berlin to Bremen?

The distance between Berlin and Bremen is approximately 196 miles, or 316 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 59 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Berlin to Bremen. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Berlin at 00:00 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 Berlin to Bremen?

There are 58 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Bremen. 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.

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

City Information

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.

Bremen

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Set on the enchanting Weser River, Bremen is worth visiting in any season. This German city offers a relaxed atmosphere during summer, colorful outdoor fun in spring, warm light walks in autumn, and romantic vacations in winter.

One of Bremen's most iconic sights is the statue of the knight, Roland, located in front of the city hall, facing the cathedral, St. Petri Dom Bremen. Of course, the cathedral itself is a must-see, and you can even climb one of its soaring towers for a remarkable view of the whole city.

The best explorations of Bremen wander through its various neighborhoods and districts. The Böttcherstrasse is a short but significant street lined with unusual 20th-century architecture, perfect for an edgy Instagram shot. Schnoor, on the other hand, preserves Bremen's medieval character; unique shops and restaurants are tucked into fairytale streets of quaint buildings.

If you wander out in the Vegesack district, you'll find Maritime Mile, a 400-year-old man-made harbor. This area showcases Bremen's maritime prominence, best exemplified by the restored merchant ship, Schulschiff Deutschland.

International travelers can reach Bremen via the Bremen Airport, but the German countryside is best seen from a train seat. You can ride Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, and Metronom, among others. It is also easy to reach Bremen on intercity buses from carriers like FlixBus, Sindbad, BlaBlaCar Bus, Arda Tur, Union Ivkoni, and Citylines.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Main departure station: Train Station

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Berlin where you can board the train.

All train stations in Berlin:

  • Train Station

  • Berlin Central Station

  • S+u Bundesplatz

  • Rigaer Straße

  • Berlin Gesundbrunnen

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