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Trains to Berlin

Trains to Berlin are an excellent way of travelling to Germany's vibrant capital city. There's a wide range of rail services to choose from and the main station is in the very centre of Berlin, with easy connections to the rest of the city.

Which is the main train station in Berlin

The large modern Hauptbahnhof or Central Station is Berlin's main railway station. It's situated in the centre of Berlin with easy connections on the local U-Bahn or suburban S-Bahn services to the rest of Berlin. This huge station has its own shopping centre within the station building with a wide range of cafes, bars and restaurants. There are public toilets and left luggage facilities, too.

Which train companies offer trains to Berlin?

The German carrier Deutsche Bahn, known by its initials DB, operates all trains into Berlin, using several of its services. ICE, InterCity and EuroCity trains, all operated by DB, all have services arriving at Berlin's Hauptbahnhof.

Why travel by train to Berlin?

Travelling by train to Berlin means you'll arrive in the very centre of this huge city at the ultra-modern Hauptbahnhof, or Central Station. There are easy and efficient connections to the rest of the city and to the rest of Germany, should you need them. There's plentiful accommodation in the immediate vicinity of the station, making travelling by train to Berlin a compelling option.

Before you travel to Berlin by train - good to know!

Berlin's excellent public transport systems, primarily on the U-Bahn or S-Bahn urban railways, are a great way of getting around this large city. The Berlin Welcome Card All Inclusive includes travel on all public transport and entry into a range of top attractions as well as selected discounts. This card is valid over a choice of periods and can be bought at the Central Station itself. You may want to visit the landmark building, by the superstar British architect Norman Foster, of the German Reichstag or Parliament. One tip is that you need to book in advance to get inside. It's worth it for the dramatic glass dome. The city's museums and galleries are world famous. The superb Neues Museum, with its stunning Egyptian collection, is so popular that it's best to book your tickets online before you arrive in Berlin.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin Ostbahnhof

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