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Train Information between Berlin and Cardiff

distanceDistance706 miles (1139 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Berlin to Cardiff cover the 706 miles (1139 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Cardiff Central.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Berlin, Germany to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 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 providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Berlin and Cardiff as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Berlin, Germany from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Berlin from Cardiff?

Entry into Germany 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 Cardiff?

Requirements for reentering:

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

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Cardiff.

What is the distance to Cardiff from Berlin via train?
The Berlin to Cardiff train distance is approximately 706 miles (1139 km).
When travelling by train from Berlin to Cardiff, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Cardiff do I arrive in?

When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your trip in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf   to Cardiff Central   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Berlin train station located? Where is the Cardiff train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Cardiff Central and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Cardiff.

How many train services per day are there from Berlin to Cardiff?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Cardiff is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Cardiff
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 Cardiff.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
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Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
U-Bahn lines: U5
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10

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