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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Gütersloh, Hbf/ZOB

Night train

  1. Take the night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bielefeld Hbf

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train

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

Fly to Muenster, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Muenster (FMO)
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Halle(Westf)

Fly to Paderborn, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paderborn (PAD)
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Brackwede
  3. Take the train from Brackwede to Halle(Westf)

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Halle is around 3h 31m and covers a distance of around 379 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr, Flixtrain and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Halle(Westf). Typically 112 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 5m
Layover time:
25 min
Total time:
3h 31m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 5m
Train distance:
379 km
Trains per week:
112
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:20
Last train departs at:
19:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle train schedules

Trains departing Monday, October 18, 2021

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Halle
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Halle is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Halle is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle is to bus which costs €22 - €70 and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle is to train which costs €19 - €110 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Halle(Westf) via Bielefeld Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Halle is 344 km. The road distance is 413.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle without a car is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs €19 - €110.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle is to train which takes 3h 26m and costs €19 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €70 and takes 8h 5m.

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

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bielefeld Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle.
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  • Distance: 344.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Halle, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €65 - €90 and the journey takes 2h 35m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Gütersloh, Hbf/ZOB twice daily. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€29 - €170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Cologne central station to Bielefeld central station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Flixtrain
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 Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
National Express Rail
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Halle(Westf)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Brackwede
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Brackwede to Halle(Westf)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Gütersloh, Hbf/ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle is 413 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Halle.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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