There are 8 ways to get from Paderborn to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Herford Rb72
  2. Take the train from Herford to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ic

$76 - $118

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Rideshare  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paderborn to Berlin 265.5 miles

$16 - $28

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Bus  •  6 h 27 min

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

$28 - $49

Train via Magdeburg Hbf  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Herford
  2. Take the train from Herford to Magdeburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf Re1

$91 - $133

Train, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Lage Rb72
  2. Take the bus from Bielefeld Hbf to Berlin

$28 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Berlin 267.2 miles

$55 - $85

Fly from Paderborn  •  3 h 39 min

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

$168 - $608

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 57 min

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

$82 - $186

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Paderborn station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Paderborn, Paderborn central station 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 6 h 27 min.

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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 (tief) via Herford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Paderborn and Berlin is 330 km. The road distance is 427.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Paderborn to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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Paderborn to Berlin train services, operated by Eurobahn, depart from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Berlin is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Paderborn Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min 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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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 206.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Paderborn to Berlin via Herford in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paderborn to Berlin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Paderborn to Berlin Tegel via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Herford
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hauptbahnhof to Lage
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Herford to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Herford to Magdeburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Magdeburg, Hauptbahnhof to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bielefeld Hbf to Berlin
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paderborn to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paderborn to Berlin is 428 km. It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to drive from Paderborn to Berlin.

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

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There are 1359+ 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 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 taxi which takes 18 min and costs .

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