Birmingham to Berlin by train

  • First train
    06:10
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 35m
  • Distance
    1,033 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    21hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Birmingham to Berlin by train

Fast trains from Birmingham to Berlin take around 11 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,033 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Berlin.

1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Berlin?

Journeys between Birmingham and Berlin usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Birmingham to Berlin every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Berlin?

The Birmingham to Berlin train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Birmingham to Berlin train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Berlin is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:10 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:10, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Birmingham to Berlin train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Berlin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Berlin?

More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Berlin, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • Eurostar
  • ICE
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.