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There are 8 ways to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train via Berlin-Spandau  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Berlin-Spandau to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice / ...

28€ - 135€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Düsseldorf 570.5 km

26€ - 29€

6 alternative options

Train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Düsseldorf central bus station Flx30

29€ - 38€

Bus  •  9h 50m

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

30€ - 38€

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte 569.2 km

60€ - 90€

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  3h 32m

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

46€ - 215€

Fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4h 27m

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

56€ - 296€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf

104€ - 301€

Checkpoint Charlie → Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte
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The cheapest way to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte is to rideshare which costs 26€ - 29€ and takes 7h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte is to fly which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 3h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte. However, there are services departing from S+U Potsdamer Platz Bhf and arriving at Duesseldorf Hbf via Berlin-Spandau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Checkpoint Charlie and Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte is 475 km. The road distance is 569.2 km.

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The best way to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte without a car is to train via Berlin-Spandau which takes 5h 14m and costs 28€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte, including transfers.

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Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin-Spandau station.

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The best way to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte is to train via Berlin-Spandau which takes 5h 14m and costs 28€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 220€ and takes 3h 32m.

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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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Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte.
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  • Distance: 475.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Checkpoint Charlie, Germany and Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin-Spandau to Duesseldorf Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 90€ - 130€ and the journey takes 4h 6m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Düsseldorf central bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost 28€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 25m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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€
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€
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-Spandau to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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-Spandau to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin-Spandau to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Südkreuz station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Südkreuz train station to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
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 Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 29€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte is 569 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Checkpoint Charlie to Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte.

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

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There are 430+ hotels available in Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Checkpoint Charlie and Düsseldorf-Stadtmitte. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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