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 23 m
4 h 37 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Düsseldorf for Berlin every day 2 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 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||$52 (€46)|
|Train frequency||20 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 20 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixbus, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Düsseldorf to Berlin cover the 296 miles (477 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Flixbus, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 20 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $52 (€46), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can travel by train between Düsseldorf and Berlin with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Düsseldorf and Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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:
When departing from Düsseldorf, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf Flughafen. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.3 miles (5.3 km) away from the city centre.
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