The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Berlin to Düsseldorf will cost around £ 117 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 58.
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Of the 23 trains that leave Berlin for Düsseldorf every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 478 km distance in an average of 5 h 4 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 17 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 28 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||£33 (€37)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Berlin to Düsseldorf cover the 296 miles (477 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Travel between Berlin and Düsseldorf from £16 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Travel 296 miles (477 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Berlin and Düsseldorf. Check the DB train timetable for your trip between Berlin and Düsseldorf on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Berlin to Düsseldorf you can pay as low as £16.
Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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The route from Berlin to Dusseldorf is a well-travelled one, giving passengers flexibility when it comes to planning their journey. 39 trains run from Berlin to Dusseldorf every weekday. Most of the trains are operated by DB, and the balance by FlixTrain. Eleven of the daily journeys are direct. These journeys take about 4.5 hours to complete. Most journeys require one change, and some require 2 changes. The latter journey can take up to 6 hours to complete.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) and FlixTrain operate from Berlin to Dusseldorf. DB, the main German provider, operates, the majority of the trains along this route, by far, and provides a faster service than FlixTrain.
11 of the 39 daily trains offered on weekdays are direct journeys from Berlin to Dusseldorf, which take approximately 4.5 hours to complete. Most journeys require one change, and take between 4.5 and 11 hours to complete, depending on the layover time at the transfer station. Two journeys each day require 2 changes, but are only about 6 hours in duration.
Trains commence operation shortly after midnight, and continue until shortly before midnight each day, running at approximately hourly intervals. Over peak hours, trains depart more frequently. There are 39 trains each weekday, with 36 operated by DB, and 3 by FlixTrain. Weekends are just as busy as weekdays, with trains running at approximately the same frequency as during the week.
Departure train station: Trains from Berlin to Dusseldorf leave from all of Berlin’s stations. A majority of trains leave from the Berlin hbf – Berlin’s central station. Facilities here include left luggage, a DB first class lounge and multiple dining options. One train leaves from the Berlin ZOB (the central bus station), one from the airport, one from the Alt-Tegel, one from the Berlin-Lichtenberg station, one from the Ostkreuz station, one from the Zoological Gardens and one from the Ostbahnhof. All stations are well-connected to public transport.
Arrival train station: All Dusseldorf arrivals are at the Dusseldorf central station. This modern station is centrally located, close to amenities and attractions. The station sports extensive facilities, including a shopping mall.
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 Düsseldorf, you can end your journey in train stations like Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Berlin Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Berlin.
The most popular arrival train station, Düsseldorf Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Düsseldorf.
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