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There are 5 ways to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
  3. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

Fly Szczytno to Dortmund, train

  1. Fly from Szczytno (SZY) to Dortmund (DTM)
  2. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Bochum Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Oberhausen
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International entry into Germany from Poland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Poland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Poland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Poland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Germany.

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen is to bus which costs 260 zł - 320 zł and takes 17h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen is to fly and train which takes 3h 47m and costs 220 zł - 800 zł.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Warsaw and Bochum Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Berlin Hbf and Dortmund Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 36m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Oberhausen is 974 km. The road distance is 1069.1 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 10h 36m and costs 180 zł - 950 zł.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Oberhausen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Warsaw station.

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Warsaw to Oberhausen train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen is to fly which takes 4h 56m and costs 360 zł - 1 500 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180 zł - 950 zł and takes 10h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 260 zł - 320 zł and takes 17h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 973.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Oberhausen, Germany?

LOT, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Warsaw to Oberhausen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Oberhausen via Berlin Hbf and Dortmund Hbf in around 10h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Szczytno to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€29 - €95
Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express Rail
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 Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €120
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 Dortmund Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €23
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Flixtrain
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Warsaw to Bochum Hbf
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Warsaw to Oberhausen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bochum Hbf station.

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Warsaw to Oberhausen train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Oberhausen is 1069 km. It takes approximately 9h 5m to drive from Warsaw to Oberhausen.

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Scandinavian Airlines, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Oberhausen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs 3 zł - 55 zł.

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