|Distance||577 miles (931 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from London to Berlin cover the 577 miles (931 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
You can travel by train to Berlin from London with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
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 London 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.
London to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from London to Berlin:
Catching a train from London to Berlin is a good way to travel between these two great capital cities. Anyone traveling by train from London to Berlin will need to make a couple of changes along the way. The first leg will usually be a Eurostar train to Brussels. From there, you can transfer to Berlin via Cologne or Frankfurt. Some journeys require 3 transfers, usually in Brussels, Cologne, and Hannover. After the Eurostar, all services are provided by Deutsche Bahn. Because a number of stops are involved, there are plenty of possible departure times, starting as early as 6:50 a.m. In total, expect the journey to take between 10 and 10½ hours.
Average prices for trains from London to Berlin when you book in advance
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London to Berlin Trains: General Information
While it may be cheaper to book a last-minute budget airline ticket from London to Berlin, the train offers a more comfortable alternative (when you factor in check-in and time spent at the airport). Travelers can offset some of the cost of train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.
Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on London 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:
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Berlin, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from London to Berlin before traveling.
Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 12/7/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Berlin.
There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Berlin.
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