Bologna to Berlin train

Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Berlin

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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.

15:50Bologna Centrale14h41 06:31Berlin Hbf
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06:05Bologna Centrale13h49 19:54Berlin Hbf
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Train schedule Bologna to Berlin

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Fastest train times from Bologna to Berlin

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Fastest Journey

13 h 49 m


14 h 15 m

Trains per day



906 km

It's difficult to get from Bologna to Berlin without changing at least 2 times.

06:05Bologna Centrale13h49 19:54Berlin Hbf
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Overview: Train from Bologna to Berlin

distanceDistance561 miles
durationAverage train duration12 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£142 (€161)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or ItaloTreno

Trains from Bologna to Berlin cover the 561 miles long journey taking on average 12 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ItaloTreno. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £88, but the average price of train tickets is £142. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and Italo trains Bologna to Berlin

Travel between Bologna and Berlin from £88 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and Italo! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Bologna to Berlin train.

  • Average Price: £88

Italo is a brand of high-speed trains operated by the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV). Its fleet of trains includes the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly train that can reach a maximum speed of 150 mph (250 km/h). Italo offers four different class options, but each train carriage is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort. You can choose between the Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive classes. Standard services in all Italo trains include toilets, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of movies, music and games). Italo offers three types of fares with different prices and flexibility: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex.

Bologna to Berlin train information with Italo:

  • Average Duration: 25 h 4 min
  • Italo frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Berlin

Travel by train to Berlin easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Berlin.

Travel between Bologna, Italy and Berlin, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Bologna and Berlin as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Bologna, Italy from Berlin is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Bologna from Berlin restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Berlin?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bologna from Berlin closer to your date of departure here.

You can find a cheap train from Bologna to Berlin for some dates and times for as low as £88  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Bologna to Berlin is £142  one way.
You should expect to travel around 561 miles  between Bologna and Berlin by train.
While the time it takes to travel 561 miles to Berlin from Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Bologna to Berlin is on average 12 h 3 min.

When departing from Bologna, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your journey in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

Omio customers book a train from Bologna Centrale   to Berlin Hbf   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bologna Centrale, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city centre of Bologna.

The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre of Berlin.

If you're looking for trains from Bologna to Berlin, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or ItaloTreno to get you to Berlin. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Bologna to Berlin route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Bologna to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Bologna at 05: 45. The last train leaves from Bologna at 13: 50. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Bologna to Berlin and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Berlin from Bologna within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £142 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Bologna to Berlin a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna 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 Bologna for your journey to Berlin.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+39 892021
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

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