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There are 10 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ic / ...

$100 - $150

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Rideshare  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Berlin 347.3 miles

$22 - $40

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$34 - $79

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 154 / ...

$43 - $74

Train, drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Hannover Hbf to Berlin

$95 - $139

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Berlin 349.5 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) DUS - TXL

$38 - $132

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CGN - TXL

$57 - $162

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CGN - SXF

$35 - $177

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL

$93 - $219

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Berlin is to fly which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief). Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Berlin is 478 km. The road distance is 559.2 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 90€ - 130€.

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) takes 4 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Düsseldorf to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Berlin is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 70€ and takes 9 h 41 min, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 120€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 298.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Berlin hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Berlin 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $180
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Düsseldorf to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Düsseldorf to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Berlin is 559 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Berlin.

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easyJet and Eurowings offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1366+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Düsseldorf and Berlin. 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 Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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