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Berlin to Poznan by train

The journey from Berlin to Poznan by train is 148.52 mi and takes 2 hr 48 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:47 AM and the last at 1:52 PM. It is possible to travel from Berlin to Poznan by train for as little as $20.42 or as much as $88.57. The best price for this journey is $20.42.

Lowest Price$20.42
Journey Duration2 hr 48 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$20.42
Highest Price$88.57
First Departure5:47 AM
Last Departure1:52 PM
Distance148.52 mi
DepartureBerlin
ArrivalPoznan
CarriersEuroCity, DB - Intercity

Berlin to Poznan Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 26, 2024

Travel from Berlin to Poznan by Train

The average train journey duration from Berlin to Poznan is 2 hr 48 min. The distance between the two main stations is approximately 148.52 mi. Travelers have approximately 5 train connections to choose from per day. The cheapest train ticket available for this route is around $20.42. Departing from Berlin, trains typically leave from Berlin Zoologischer Garten (S),Berlin, ZOB,Berlin Tegel Airport, TXL,Berlin - Spandau,Berlin Potsdamer Platz (S),Berlin Ostkreuz station,Berlin Hbf (tief),Berlin, Ostbahnhof,Berlin, Alexanderplatz,Berlin Friedrichstraße, connecting to Poznan at Poznań Starołęka,Poznań–Ławica,Poznan stations.

The railway service between Berlin and Poznan is managed primarily by Deutsche Bahn and PKP Intercity, providing efficient and comfortable services. The varying classes allow passengers to choose according to their comfort preferences and budget, with options offering spacious seating, privacy, air-conditioning, and personalized services.

Trains on this route are typically equipped with Wi-Fi, allowing passengers to stay connected. Some trains also include meals in the ticket price, offering passengers a range of dining options.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the departure locale, is a central railway hub with numerous amenities, ensuring passenger needs are met efficiently. In contrast, Poznan Glowny offers vital services and a welcoming atmosphere, surrounded by establishments offering local Polish cuisines and showcasing the city's vibrant life. Travelers should conduct thorough research and employ mobile mapping services to navigate both stations seamlessly.

What to eat in Poznan:

  1. St. Martin's Croissant: A local pastry filled with white poppy seed, nuts, and dried fruit.
  2. Poznan-style Pyry: A potato dish typically served with meat or gravy.
  3. Zurek: A sour rye soup with sausage and hard-boiled egg, a traditional Polish dish.
  4. Bigos: A hearty stew made with sauerkraut, fresh cabbage, and various kinds of meat.
  5. Pierogi: Polish dumplings filled with different ingredients such as potato, cheese, and meat.
  6. Placki Ziemniaczane: Polish potato pancakes, often served with sour cream or sugar.
  7. Gołąbki: Cabbage rolls stuffed with beef and rice, served with a tomato-based sauce.
  8. Sernik: A Polish cheesecake, usually made with fresh cheese called twaróg.
  9. Paczki: Polish doughnuts, typically filled with rosehip jam and topped with icing sugar.
  10. Grilled Oscypek: A smoked cheese made of salted sheep milk, typically served with cranberry sauce.

What to Do in Poznan:

  1. Explore the colorful Old Town Square and its historic buildings.
  2. Visit the Poznan Cathedral, a symbol of the city's rich history.
  3. Discover the Imperial Castle, a representation of Poznan's architectural diversity.
  4. Stroll around Lake Malta, a recreational area offering various outdoor activities.
  5. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Stary Browar, a shopping and cultural center.
  6. Explore the Citadel Park, a green space with historical monuments and museums.
  7. Visit the Poznan Archaeological Museum to learn about the region's ancient history.
  8. Enjoy the local cuisine and nightlife in the Jeżyce district.
  9. Attend a performance at the Grand Theatre, a neoclassical opera house.
  10. Explore the interactive exhibits at the Poznan Croissant Museum.

Day Trips from Poznan:

Explore the picturesque town of Gniezno, known as the first capital of Poland, with its stunning cathedral and charming old town. Torun offers a well-preserved medieval old town, the birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus, and delicious gingerbread. The Rogalin Landscape Park is a natural haven, home to Poland's oldest oak trees and a beautiful palace. Numerous other nearby destinations offer diverse experiences, from Bydgoszcz's historic charm to the Noteć Forest's scenic beauty.

Travel Tips for Poznan:

In Poznań, attempt to learn a few basic Polish phrases, as locals appreciate it, even though many people, especially in the hospitality industry, speak English. The city is known for its rich history and vibrant cultural scene, so allocate some time to explore its museums, theaters, and galleries. Don't miss out on tasting the local culinary specialty, St. Martin's croissant, available in many local bakeries. When traversing the city, keep an eye on your belongings, especially in crowded places, to avoid pickpocketing. To understand the full spectrum of Poznań's heritage, dedicate some time to explore both the Old Town and the modern districts. Poznań hosts numerous festivals and events, such as the Malta Festival, so check the local calendar to participate in these cultural festivities.

When planning your journey from Berlin to Poznan by train, rely on Virail. Our platform compares numerous routes and transport modes to bring you the best travel deals. Check the price calendar below for the most affordable Berlin-Poznan adventure options.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Berlin to Poznan.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Berlin to Poznan, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Berlin to Poznan.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $19.54 to $53.46 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 63% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Berlin to Poznan

The cheapest Berlin - Poznan train tickets can be found for as low as $32.34 if you’re lucky, or $37.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $64.15.

Find the best day to travel to Poznan by train

When travelling to Poznan by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Berlin to Poznan

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity and DB - Intercity when traveling from Berlin to Poznan.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board EuroCity, DB - Intercity and DB - Regional Express from Berlin to Poznan
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Berlin to Poznan CO2 Emissions by Train

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16.73kg
Bus
17.93kg
Flight
47.8kg
Car
38.24kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Berlin to Poznan by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Berlin and Poznan are 16.73kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Berlin and Poznan? By taking the train between Berlin and Poznan you will save 31.07kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.2kg compared to a bus and 21.51kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Berlin to Poznan?
A train ticket from Berlin to Poznan is $33.07. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $20.42.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Berlin to Poznan?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Berlin to Poznan is $20.42. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Berlin and Poznan by train?
Berlin to Poznan is 148.52 mi.
How long does the train between Berlin and Poznan take?
Berlin to Poznan is on average 2 hr 48 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 35 min.
Which companies operate from Berlin to Poznan?
The train journey from Berlin to Poznan is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: EuroCity, DB - Intercity and DB - Regional Express.
How many train connections per day go from Berlin to Poznan?
Berlin to Poznan has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Berlin to Poznan leave?
The earliest train from Berlin to Poznan departs at 5:47 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Berlin to Poznan depart?
The latest train from Berlin to Poznan departs at 1:52 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Berlin to Poznan in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $20.42 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Berlin to Poznan?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Berlin to go to Poznan.
What's the fastest journey time between Berlin to Poznan by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Berlin and Poznan is 2 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Poznan?
Yes, there is a direct train between Berlin and Poznan.
What are the CO2 emissions for Berlin to Poznan by train?
The train journey from Berlin to Poznan creates 16.73kg of CO2 emissions.

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