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

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Train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Paderborn Hbf 34527 / ...

35€ - 113€

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Rideshare  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Paderborn 425.9 km

20€ - 22€

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Train via Hanover  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Hanover Flx30
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Paderborn Hbf 34527 / ...

36€ - 48€

Bus  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz N30 / ...

21€ - 26€

Drive  •  4h 5m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Paderborn 425.8 km

50€ - 75€

Fly to Paderborn  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Paderborn (PAD) TXL - PAD

88€ - 323€

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) TXL - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
  3. Take the train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf

Fly to Muenster, train  •  5h 40m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Muenster (FMO) TXL - FMO
  2. Take the train from Münster to Hamm
  3. Take the train from Hamm to Paderborn Hbf

102€ - 388€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) TXL - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Paderborn Hbf

75€ - 245€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Paderborn is to rideshare which costs 20€ - 22€ and takes 4h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Paderborn is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Paderborn. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Paderborn Hbf via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Berlin and Paderborn is 330 km. The road distance is 425.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Paderborn without a car is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 35€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Berlin to Paderborn, including transfers.

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

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Berlin to Paderborn 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 Paderborn is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs 35€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 26€ and takes 5h 16m, you could also fly, which costs 85€ - 330€ and takes 5h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Paderborn.
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  • Distance: 330.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 10m

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

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Paderborn via Hannover Hbf in around 4h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin ZOB to Paderborn 5 times a day. Tickets cost 21€ - 26€ and the journey takes 5h 16m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 480€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 410€
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 60€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
24€ - 35€
1st Class
40€ - 60€
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Hanover, Hanover central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Hanover
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Flixtrain
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Münster to Hamm
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Hamm to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Hamm Westfalen
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
eurobahn.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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 22€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Paderborn Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Paderborn bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Paderborn is 426 km. It takes approximately 4h 5m to drive from Berlin to Paderborn.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Paderborn train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Berlin to Paderborn bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Paderborn. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Paderborn. 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 2€ - 4€.

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