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Berlin to Warsaw by train

There is one direct train from Berlin to Warsaw: Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity service. The fastest trains take 5h 52m to reach Warsaw, which is about the same time it takes to drive, but with much less of the stress! EuroCity trains boast comfortable seats and air-conditioned carriages, with a dining carriage to boot. Keep an eye out for Deutsche Bahn’s Sparpreis and Super Sparpreis fares. These are similar to cheap advance single tickets in the UK, where you have to catch the specific train listed on your ticket. If you want more flexibility, opt for a Flexpreis fare – you can exchange or refund these tickets up to the night before departure.

If you fancy saving a few pennies, you can also catch a coach from Berlin to Warsaw. Flixbus run direct coach services to the Polish capital and can be up to half the price of train tickets. However, the coach takes 8h 20m to complete the journey, compared to under six hours on the train. To see coach options, simply click on the ‘Coach’ tab once you’ve searched for tickets, and we’ll show you all the available options. No matter how you choose to travel, Warsaw is a fascinating historical city ripe for exploration!

Berlin to Warsaw by train

It takes an average of 8h 00m to travel from Berlin to Warsaw by train, over a distance of around 318 miles (512 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Warsaw and tickets for this journey start from €27.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 31m
Price€27.90 - €89.90
Distance318 miles (512 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
Departure stationBerlin
Arrival stationWarsaw
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Sindbad

Berlin to Warsaw train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin to Warsaw for Tuesday 27th Oct 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:43 11:27 5h 44m, direct
09:51 15:45 5h 54m, direct
13:53 19:45 5h 52m, direct
15:55 21:26 5h 31m, direct
17:53 23:31 5h 38m, direct
18:53 05:04 10h 11m, 1 change
18:53 05:04 10h 11m, 1 change
18:53 05:04 10h 11m, 1 change
20:38 05:57 9h 19m, 1 change
22:40 10:11 11h 31m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Warsaw

You can travel from Berlin to Warsaw on Deutsche Bahn 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.

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Warsaw

Train tickets from Berlin to Warsaw start at €27.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €62.39.
lowest price found
from27.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price43.37
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price44.83
on the day
avg. single price62.39

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 to Warsaw 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 to Warsaw? 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 to Warsaw take?

The average journey time by train between Berlin and Warsaw is 8 hours and 0 minutes, with around 10 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 and Warsaw by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin to Warsaw is 5 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin to Warsaw cost?

Train tickets from Berlin to Warsaw can start from as little as €27.90 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 Berlin to Warsaw?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Warsaw without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Berlin to Warsaw. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Berlin to Warsaw leaves at 05:43. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Berlin to Warsaw leaves at 22:40. 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 and Warsaw by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin to Warsaw cover a distance of around 318 miles (512 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Warsaw to Berlin. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Berlin to Warsaw.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin to Warsaw for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/10/2020. 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 19/10/2020 for travel on 01/12/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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