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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from London to Berlin. Traveling by train from London to Berlin usually takes around 12 hours and 21 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 9 hours and 13 minutes.

Distance579 mi (932 km)
Fastest train9h 13m
Lowest price$146.61
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
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Which train should you take from London to Berlin?

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the one and only train line which connects London to Berlin. However, there are 7.5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company812h 22m$167.86
  • 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 London to Berlin start from $147, and on average cost . Daily there are 7.5 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in London leaves from London St. Pancras International . And in Berlin trains arrive at Bellevue and 3 other train stations.

    From London to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 12 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 13 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Berlin on a weekend there is typically one Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from London.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from London 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.

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.

How long is the train journey from London to Berlin?

The distance between London and Berlin is approximately 579 miles, or 932 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 13 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 London to Berlin are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday 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 London at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 London to Berlin?

There are 8 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 Berlin to London.

City Information

London

One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

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 London?

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Main departure station: London St. Pancras International

A treasure of British architecture, London St Pancras International first opened in 1868. After a major refit in 2007, its main concourse became home to Eurostar trains to Europe via the Channel Tunnel. Domestic services are available from Thameslink, Southeastern and East Midlands Railway franchises connecting St Pancras to England's southeast and destinations as far north as Sheffield. The concourse contains some of London's most beloved stores alongside plenty of dining options and seating. It is linked directly with the London Underground—don't forget to "mind the gap!" London's iconic red buses stop at Euston Road and Midland Road, also an arrival and departure point for National Express long-distance coach services.

All train stations in London:

  • London St. Pancras International

Where is the train station in Berlin?

Main arrival station: Bellevue

There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from London will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Berlin:

All train stations in Berlin:

  • Bellevue

  • S+u Bundesplatz

  • Rigaer Straße

  • Train Station (tief)

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