Travelling by train from Berlin to Poznan is one of the best ways to get between Germany and Poland.
There are two types of direct trains from Berlin to Poznan: Berlin-Warszawa Express trains and EuroCity trains. Both are fast, comfortable, and convenient, so it is up to you to choose which service to travel on.
Whichever you choose, all trains depart from the Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Poznan Glowny station. Both are the main train stations in their respective cities.
Berlin-Warszawa Express trains depart Berlin four times every day for Poznan, twice in the morning, once in the afternoon, and once in the evening. EuroCity trains depart twice a day, once in the afternoon and once in the night. The latter service is operated on a EuroNight train.
The total travel time on this route is 2 hours and 48 minutes on day trains and 3 hours and 27 minutes on the night train.
The cost of a train ticket from Berlin to Poznan varies by time and date, and the best fares can be found if you buy your tickets online ahead of time. The price also varies depending on whether you take a Berlin Warszawa-Express train or a EuroCity train.
For example, Berlin Warszawa-Express trains start at 19 euros for singles in second class, while EuroCity trains start at 29 euros for singles in second class. First class fares start at 49 euros for singles on all trains. All of these fares are Savings Fares that you can get if you book in advance.
Reservations on both Berlin Warszawa-Express trains and EuroCity trains from Berlin to Poznan are required, so be sure to book a seat reservation. Reservations are normally included in the price of your ticket.