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Travel from Liège to Berlin by train in 6 hours 1 minute

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

The average journey time from Liège to Berlin by train is 7 hours 38 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 6 hours 1 minute. You'll usually find 19 trains per day traveling the 579 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Berlin. You're likely to be traveling with Thalys, ICE or DB to Berlin. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Liège to Berlin in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $22.41. 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.

Liège to Berlin by train

It takes an average of 7h 38m to travel from Liège to Berlin by train, over a distance of around 360 miles (579 km). There are normally 19 trains per day traveling from Liège to Berlin and tickets for this journey start from $22.41 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 6h 1m


360 miles (579 km)


19 trains per day


1 change


From $22.41

Train and bus operators

WestfalenBahn, Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Thalys

Liège to Berlin train times

Check out the next trains departing from Liège to Berlin for Tuesday Mar 28th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:14 14:15 6h 1m, 1 change
09:13 15:48 6h 35m, 3 changes
10:14 16:15 6h 1m, 1 change
11:13 17:48 6h 35m, 2 changes
12:14 18:15 6h 1m, 1 change
12:14 18:57 6h 43m, 1 change
13:13 19:47 6h 34m, 3 changes
13:13 19:57 6h 44m, 1 change
14:14 20:15 6h 1m, 1 change
14:14 20:57 6h 43m, 1 change

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

You can travel from Liège to Berlin on Deutsche Bahn, Thalys, IC (Intercity) and ICE (Intercity Express) 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.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

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.

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.

Thalys classes from Liège to Berlin

Compare the different travel classes offered by Thalys when traveling from Liège to Berlin.

Cheap train tickets from Liège to Berlin

The price of train tickets from Liège to Berlin starts at $22.41 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 Liège 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 Liège to Berlin

Want to know more about your journey from Liège 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 Liège to Berlin take?

The average journey time by train between Liège and Berlin is 7 hours and 38 minutes, with around 19 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 Liège and Berlin by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Liège to Berlin is 6 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Liège to Berlin cost?

Train tickets from Liège to Berlin can start from as little as $22.41 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 Liège to Berlin?

No, there are no direct train services from Liège to Berlin. Travelling from Liège to Berlin by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Liège to Berlin leaves at 00:24. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Liège to Berlin leaves at 22:39. 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 Liège and Berlin by train?

Trains travelling from Liège to Berlin cover a distance of around 360 miles (579 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin to Liège.

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