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Travel from Bamberg to Berlin by train in 2 hours 33 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Bamberg to Berlin by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Bamberg to Berlin by train is 3 hours 13 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 33 minutes. You'll usually find 16 trains per day traveling the 339 km between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Berlin. During your journey, you'll either be traveling with ICE or DB, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Book train tickets from Bamberg to Berlin in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $20.44. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Bamberg to Berlin by train

It takes an average of 3h 13m to travel from Bamberg to Berlin by train, over a distance of around 211 miles (339 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Bamberg to Berlin and tickets for this journey start from $20.44 when you book in advance.

First train

01:13

Last train

22:20

Departure station

Bamberg

Arrival station

Berlin

Journey time

2h 33m

Distance

339 miles (211 km)

Frequency

16 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From $20.44

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Bamberg to Berlin train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bamberg to Berlin for Tuesday Feb 7th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:42 10:22 2h 40m, direct
08:39 12:22 3h 43m, 1 change
10:42 13:15 2h 33m, direct
11:42 14:22 2h 40m, direct
12:02 14:45 2h 43m, 1 change
12:42 15:15 2h 33m, direct
13:42 16:23 2h 41m, direct
14:42 17:15 2h 33m, direct
15:42 18:23 2h 41m, direct
17:42 20:22 2h 40m, direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains from Bamberg to Berlin

You can travel from Bamberg to Berlin on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Bamberg to Berlin

The price of train tickets from Bamberg to Berlin starts at $20.44 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Bamberg to Berlin by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Bamberg to Berlin

Want to know more about your journey from Bamberg to Berlin? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bamberg to Berlin take?

The average journey time by train between Bamberg and Berlin is 3 hours and 13 minutes, with around 16 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bamberg and Berlin by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bamberg to Berlin is 2 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Bamberg to Berlin cost?

Train tickets from Bamberg to Berlin can start from as little as $20.44 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Bamberg to Berlin?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bamberg to Berlin without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Bamberg to Berlin each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bamberg to Berlin leave?

The first train from Bamberg to Berlin leaves at 01:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bamberg to Berlin leave?

The last train from Bamberg to Berlin leaves at 22:20. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bamberg and Berlin by train?

Trains travelling from Bamberg to Berlin cover a distance of around 211 miles (339 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin to Bamberg.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bamberg to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/07/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/18/2023 for travel on 04/18/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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