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Taking the train from Berlin to Bremen

Travel in style by train from Berlin Main station to Bremen Main station in less than three hours with high-speed Intercity Express (ICE) trains – that’s quicker and less stressful than driving!

Most journeys involve a quick changeover at Hamburg or Hannover along the way and onboard an ICE train you’ll enjoy free WiFi, wide comfortable seating and plenty of food and drinks. Once you arrive into Bremen Main station, you'll be centrally located to take in scenic landmarks such as the Gothic town hall, the Hanseatic Market Square and the phenomenal St. Peter's Cathedral.

Take a nice breakfast at Viertel, and shop in the city centre. Enjoy sightseeing at Kunsthalle Museum, and Theatre Bremen. For unique Bremen cuisines, visit Labskaus or Knipp cafes. To finish the day with a cocktail, visit the Schlachte.

Ready to book? Start a search for times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for FAQs about the journey from Berlin to Bremen by train.

Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf by train

It takes an average of 3h 17m to travel from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf by train, over a distance of around 194 miles (312 km). There are normally 43 trains per day travelling from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €17.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 55m
Price€17.50 - €151.90
Distance194 miles (312 km)
Frequency43 trains per day
Departure stationBerlin Hbf
Arrival stationBremen Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus, BlaBlaBus

Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf for Tuesday 20th April 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:09 00:10 3h 1m, 1 change
09:18 00:22 3h 4m, 1 change
09:33 00:55 3h 22m, 1 change
10:15 01:14 2h 59m, 1 change
10:18 01:20 3h 2m, 1 change
10:33 01:55 3h 22m, 1 change
11:09 02:10 3h 1m, 1 change
11:18 02:22 3h 4m, 1 change
11:33 02:55 3h 22m, 1 change
00:15 03:14 2h 59m, 1 change

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

You can travel from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf 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 Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf

The price of train tickets from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf starts at €17.50 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.
lowest price found
from17.50
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price50.64
on the day
avg. single price69.23

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 Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf? 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 Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Berlin Hbf and Bremen Hbf is 3 hours and 17 minutes, with around 43 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 Berlin Hbf and Bremen Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf is 2 hours and 55 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf cost?

Train ticket prices from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf can start from as little as €17.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf leave?

The first train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf leaves at 11:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf leave?

The last train from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf leaves at 07:33. 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 Berlin Hbf and Bremen Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf cover a distance of around 194 miles (312 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Bremen Hbf to Berlin Hbf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin Hbf to Bremen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 20/04/2021. 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 05/04/2021 for travel on 04/02/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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