You can be in Berlin in around seven hours when you catch the train from Copenhagen. There is no direct service, however, using Deutsche Bahn's high-speed ICE trains means you can reach Berlin with just one change. The train journey is far more relaxing than travelling by air, and when you factor time spent waiting at the airport and airport transfers, the train can be quicker, too. You'll enjoy plenty of legroom, space for all your luggage and no restrictions on liquids and food.
When you arrive, you'll be right in the centre of the city. So, you can enjoy exploring straight away. The Brandenburg Gate and the TV tower are just a couple of the top sights to see on your visit to Berlin.
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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.
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 Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Berlin Hbf is 8 hours and 54 minutes, with around 9 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf is 6 hours and 54 minutes.
Train tickets from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf can start from as little as €34.40 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf. Travelling from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf leaves at 18:56. 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.
Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Berlin Hbf cover a distance of around 220 miles (354 km) during the journey.