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Train Information to Birmingham from Berlin

distanceDistance641 miles (1034 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Berlin to Birmingham cover the 641 miles (1034 km) long route taking on average 18 h 15 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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Trains from Berlin to Birmingham
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Birmingham, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Berlin, Germany by train?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Birmingham, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

When travelling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Berlin to Birmingham before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Berlin, Germany from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Berlin, Germany from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Berlin from Birmingham restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Birmingham?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Berlin from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Berlin to Birmingham?
The distance to Birmingham from Berlin by train is approximately 641 miles (1034 km).
How long does it take from Berlin to Birmingham by train?
The train time from Berlin to Birmingham is on average 18 h 15 min  for the 641 miles (1034 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Berlin and Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Berlin to Birmingham, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there between Berlin and Birmingham a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Berlin to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Birmingham
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Birmingham.
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U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7