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Train  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re / ...

€27 - €167

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Train #2  •  4h 53m

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

€25 - €35

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Train via Hamm  •  4h 29m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re / ...

€27 - €134

Bus  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Duisburg central train station N1320

€28 - €77

Drive  •  4h 40m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Oberhausen 530.8 km

€55 - €85

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  3h 33m

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

€44 - €256

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4h 26m

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

€48 - €320

Fly to Muenster, train  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Muenster (FMO) BER - FMO
  2. Take the train from Münster to Oberhausen Hbf

€108 - €339

Berlin to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Oberhausen is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 508 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Flixtrain and others, the Berlin to Oberhausen train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 110 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 7m
Fastest train time:
4h 42m
Train distance:
508 km
Trains per week:
110
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:02
Last train departs at:
21:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Oberhausen train schedules

Berlin → Oberhausen
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Oberhausen is to train which costs €25 - €35 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Oberhausen is to fly and train which costs €40 - €260 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 14m.

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The distance between Berlin and Oberhausen is 463 km. The road distance is 530.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €26 - €170.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Berlin to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Berlin to Oberhausen 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 Oberhausen is to train which takes 4h 14m and costs €26 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €80 and takes 7h 44m.

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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 to Oberhausen train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 462.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 14m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Oberhausen via Dortmund Hbf in around 4h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Duisburg central train station twice daily. Tickets cost €26 - €35 and the journey takes 7h 30m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
AIS Airlines
Website
aisairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€14 - €310
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 Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
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 Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Essen central station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Flixtrain
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Koeln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Köln Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Münster to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Oberhausen is 531 km. It takes approximately 4h 40m to drive from Berlin to Oberhausen.

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

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

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