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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Dusseldorf  •  1h 25m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS

€58 - €222

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Bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Düsseldorf central bus station N1320

€29 - €35

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Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf

€63 - €308

Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice / ...

€32 - €185

Train via Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Essen central station Flx30

€36 - €53

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen 564.9 km

€60 - €90

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Ratingen is around 5h 54m and covers a distance of around 553 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 9m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, S-Bahn Berlin and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Ratingen Ost. Typically 109 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 54m
Fastest train time:
5h 9m
Trains per week:
109
Cheapest price:
€36
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
01:14
Last train departs at:
23:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen train schedules

Trains departing Monday, June 21, 2021

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Ratingen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ratingen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ratingen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ratingen is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen is to bus which costs €29 - €35 and takes 9h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen is to fly which costs €55 - €230 and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Ratingen Breslauer Straße via Düsseldorf Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Ratingen Ost via Berlin Hbf and Essen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Ratingen is 472 km. The road distance is 564.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs €30 - €190.

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It takes approximately 1h 25m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin Airport BER station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen is to fly which takes 1h 25m and costs €55 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €190 and takes 5h 35m, you could also bus, which costs €29 - €35 and takes 9h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen.
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  • Distance: 472.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 25m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Ratingen, Germany?

Eurowings, KLM and Lufthansa fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen every 2 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €85 - €120 and the journey takes 3h 49m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Train operators
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Essen central station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Düsseldorf central bus station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Essen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen is 565 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen.

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KLM, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Book your Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Ratingen train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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