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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Detmold by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 58m

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

21€ - 104€

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Bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Bad Salzuflen central bus station 1338

20€ - 24€

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Train via Berlin central station  •  4h 13m

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

21€ - 26€

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Detmold 397.7 km

40€ - 65€

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Paderborn (PAD) BER - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Detmold

46€ - 162€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 17m

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

80€ - 280€

Fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hannover (HAJ) BER - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Herford

63€ - 305€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 35m

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

59€ - 362€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Altenbeken

124€ - 400€

Berlin → Detmold
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Detmold is to bus which costs 20€ - 24€ and takes 6h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Detmold is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Detmold. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Detmold, Klinikum via Bad Salzuflen, ZOB 3 and Lemgo, Bahnhof Steig 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Detmold. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Detmold via Bielefeld Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Berlin and Detmold is 316 km. The road distance is 397.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Detmold without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 21€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Berlin to Detmold, including transfers.

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Berlin to Detmold bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Detmold is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 21€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 24€ and takes 6h 32m.

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  • Distance: 315.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Detmold, 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. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Bad Salzuflen central bus station once daily. Tickets cost 20€ - 24€ and the journey takes 4h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Stuttgart, Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 470€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Split
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Paderborn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 410€
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hannover via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
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 Hannover Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
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 Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 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 Hannover Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Berlin central station to Bielefeld central station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Cologne central station to Bielefeld central station
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
Flixtrain
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Detmold
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Eurobahn
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
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Phone
+49 521 55777755
Email
info@westfalenbahn.de
Website
westfalenbahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Herford
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
WestfalenBahn GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Altenbeken
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Bad Salzuflen central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paderborn Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Detmold bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bad Salzuflen central bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Detmold is 398 km. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Berlin to Detmold.

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Austrian Airlines, Ryanair, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Detmold train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Detmold. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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