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Travelling from Paris to Berlin Hbf by Train

Set off from the centre of the City of Lights on a scenic international journey to Berlin by train. Highspeed TGV and Thalys trains will whisk you into Germany, where you’ll swap an equally high-speed ICE train for the final leg into the centre of Berlin.

It may be quicker to fly, but taking the train means you’ll get to watch the picturesque French and German countryside glide past your window from comfortable spacious seats, with the bonus of free WiFi, drinks and snacks and large luggage allowances. Plus, it’s a much eco-friendlier way to travel, so you know you’re doing your bit for the environment at the same time.

Once you get to Berlin Hbf (the main station in Berlin), you'll be right in the centre of the city, just a stroll or subway ride away from some of the German capital's most iconic landmarks like the Reichstag Building or Brandenburg Gate. Ready to book? Search for times and tickets in our Journey Planner at the top of the page, or keep reading for FAQs about the journey from Paris to Berlin Hbf by train.

Paris to Berlin Hbf by train

It takes an average of 11h 20m to travel from Paris to Berlin Hbf by train, over a distance of around 544 miles (876 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Paris to Berlin Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €44.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 13m
Price€44.90 - €338.90
Distance544 miles (876 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
Departure stationParis
Arrival stationBerlin Hbf
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, BlaBlaBus

Paris to Berlin Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Berlin Hbf for Sunday 27th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:27 Paris Gare du Nord17:06 Berlin Hbf (tief)RER 83294 SNCF Get tickets9h 39m, 3 changes
09:04 Paris Gare de l’Est17:27 Berlin HbfTGV INOUI 9551 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 23m, 1 change
10:20 Paris Gare du Nord19:05 Berlin Hbf (tief)Thalys 9427 SNCF Get tickets8h 45m, 2 changes
10:45 Paris Gare de l’Est19:28 Berlin HbfICE 9573 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 43m, 1 change
12:25 Paris Gare du Nord21:05 Berlin Hbf (tief)Thalys 9439 SNCF Get tickets8h 40m, 2 changes
13:10 Paris Gare de l’Est21:28 Berlin HbfICE 9553 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 18m, 1 change
13:44 Paris Gare de l’Est22:18 Berlin Hbf (tief)TGV INOUI 9575 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 34m, 2 changes
13:44 Paris Gare de l’Est23:24 Berlin Hbf (tief)TGV INOUI 9575 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets9h 40m, 1 change
14:25 Paris Gare du Nord23:05 Berlin Hbf (tief)Thalys 9451 SNCF Get tickets8h 40m, 2 changes
15:55 Paris Gare du Nord00:10 Berlin Hbf (tief)Thalys 9461 Thalys Get tickets8h 15m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Berlin Hbf

Train tickets from Paris to Berlin Hbf start at €44.90 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 €226.51.
lowest price found
from44.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price143.30
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price149.62
on the day
avg. single price226.51

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 Paris to Berlin 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 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 Paris to Berlin 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 Paris to Berlin Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Berlin Hbf is 11 hours and 20 minutes, with around 21 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 Paris and Berlin Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Berlin Hbf is 8 hours and 13 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Paris to Berlin Hbf can start from as little as €44.90 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 Paris to Berlin Hbf?

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

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

The first train from Paris to Berlin Hbf leaves at 07:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Berlin Hbf leaves at 22:22. 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 Paris and Berlin Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Berlin Hbf cover a distance of around 544 miles (876 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin Hbf to Paris.
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 Paris to Berlin Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/09/2020. 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 21/09/2020 for travel on 10/11/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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