The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Düsseldorf to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 36 m
6 h 16 m
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Of the 36 trains that leave Düsseldorf for Berlin every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$111 (€99)|
|Train frequency||20 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 20 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain|
Trains from Düsseldorf to Berlin cover the 296 miles (477 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $111 (€99), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can travel by train from Düsseldorf to Berlin with FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Düsseldorf to Berlin train.
Train information from Düsseldorf to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn:
Trains in Germany are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Deutsche Bahn offering domestic and international train routes. High-speed trains from Dusseldorf to Berlin are quick and efficient, allowing anyone to visit the German capital with ease. Deutsche Bahn operates a daily service, with departures every hour. The earliest trains from Dusseldorf to Berlin depart at 2:36 a.m. and the last train of the day leaves Dusseldorf at 11:27 p.m. Direct journeys take between 4½ and 6 hours. There are over 20 trains traveling from Dusseldorf to Berlin every day. Most Dusseldorf to Berlin trains are direct; however, occasional routes do require transfers in either Duisburg, Wolfsburg, Hamburg, or Hannover. All Dusseldorf to Berlin trains are operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof.
Average prices for Deutsche Bahn trains from Dusseldorf to Berlin when you book in advance
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Dusseldorf to Berlin Trains: General Information
Travelers can usually offset some of the cost of Dusseldorf to Berlin train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Dusseldorf to Berlin trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
There are a few train stations in Düsseldorf to start your journey from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. In Berlin you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Düsseldorf Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center of Düsseldorf. The most popular arrival train station in Berlin, called Berlin Hbf, is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from its city center.
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