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Overview: Train from Bologna to Berlin

distanceDistance561 miles (905 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£60 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB

Trains from Bologna to Berlin cover the 561 miles (905 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £60, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains Bologna to Berlin

Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains will get you between Bologna and Berlin from £41. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Bologna and Berlin. 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, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Bologna to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 14 h 18 min
  • Average Price: £41
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Berlin from Bologna, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Bologna, Italy and Berlin, Germany allowed?

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

Can I enter Germany from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • 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?

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 21/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Berlin from Bologna as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Italy from Berlin, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Berlin to Bologna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Germany?

Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • 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)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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:

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

Last verified on 21/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Berlin to Bologna train here.

How much do cheap trains from Bologna to Berlin cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Berlin from Bologna for as low as £41  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Bologna to Berlin on average?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Berlin train to cost on average £60  one way.

What is the distance by train from Bologna to Berlin?

The Bologna to Berlin train distance is approximately 561 miles (905 km).

How long is the train from Bologna to Berlin?

The Bologna to Berlin train duration is on average 11 h 43 min, which is to be expected when travelling 561 miles (905 km) from Bologna to Berlin. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Which train station from Bologna to Berlin do I depart from? Which Berlin train station from Bologna do I arrive in?

When departing from Bologna, you have various train station options to start your route from including Bologna Centrale and Bologna Borgo Panigale. 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.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bologna Centrale, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre of Bologna.

The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 1.7 miles (2.8 km) away from the city centre of Berlin.

What train companies go from Bologna to Berlin?

When taking a train from Bologna to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Bologna and Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains are there to Berlin from Bologna a day?

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.

What are the first and last departure train times from Bologna to Berlin?

The first Bologna to Berlin train departs at 06: 45   and the last train from Bologna to Berlin leaves at 14: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Bologna to Berlin train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I book Bologna Berlin train tickets to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Bologna and Berlin to cost on average £60 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bologna to Berlin train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Berlin
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.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
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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