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

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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hbf S5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

45€ - 137€

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Rideshare  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the rideshare from Paderborn to Berlin 424.8 km

14€ - 24€

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Train via Berlin, Berlin central station  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hbf S5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hanover, Hanover central station to Berlin, Berlin central station Flx30

35€ - 70€

Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 059

22€ - 27€

Drive  •  4h 4m

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Berlin Hbf 424.2 km

50€ - 75€

Fly from Paderborn  •  4h 48m

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

104€ - 347€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4h 46m

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

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5h 9m

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

78€ - 211€

Train, train to Muenster, fly  •  5h 32m

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

101€ - 307€

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The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Berlin is to train which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 3h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paderborn to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 34m.

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The distance between Paderborn and Berlin is 330 km. The road distance is 424.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs 45€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Paderborn to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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Paderborn to Berlin train services, operated by S-Bahn, depart from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof station.

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

You can take a train from Paderborn to Berlin Hbf via Hannover Hbf in around 3h 34m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 4 times a day. Tickets cost 22€ - 27€ and the journey takes 5h 50m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Munich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 430€
Flights from Muenster to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Muenster to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 150€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Muenster to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 110€
Train operators
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 55€
Website
S-Bahn
2nd Class Flexpreis
26€ - 31€
1st Class Flexpreis
35€ - 55€
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 Paderborn Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hamm(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf)Hbf to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
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 Hannover Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 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 Hanover, Hanover central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
Flixtrain
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Bochum Wattenscheid Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Hamm to Münster
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
National Express Rail
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Bochum Wattenscheid Bf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm Westfalen to Münster Hauptbahnhof
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 Paderborn, Paderborn Maspernplatz to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
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 Paderborn to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 24€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Berlin is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs 45€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 27€ and takes 5h 50m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 350€ and takes 4h 48m.

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paderborn to Berlin is 424 km. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Paderborn to Berlin.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Paderborn Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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Book your Paderborn to Berlin train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Paderborn to Berlin bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 1520+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paderborn 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 Paderborn to Paderborn Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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