There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Düsseldorf by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$100 - $150

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Rideshare  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Düsseldorf 347 miles

$30 - $34

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Düsseldorf 081 / ...

$32 - $59

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin ZOB to Düsseldorf Hbf

$35 - $88

Drive, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Hannover Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$98 - $139

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Düsseldorf 348.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS

$39 - $132

Fly Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) TXL - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$58 - $163

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) SXF - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$35 - $177

Fly Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Frankfurt (FRA) TXL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$93 - $224

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Düsseldorf is 478 km. The road distance is 558.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs .

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The train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Düsseldorf Hbf takes 4 h 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Berlin to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Berlin ZOB station.

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Berlin to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Berlin to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 298.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Düsseldorf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Düsseldorf hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Düsseldorf 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $180
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Berlin ZOB to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin to Düsseldorf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Düsseldorf is 558 km. It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to drive from Berlin to Düsseldorf.

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easyJet and Eurowings offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Düsseldorf. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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