Timetable & tickets

Streckenführung mit attraktiven Zwischenhalten auf dem Weg nach Wrocław
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The Culture Train connects Berlin with the Polish metropolis Wrocław in around 4.5 hours. On Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, it runs from Berlin-Lichtenberg via Berlin Ostkreuz, Cottbus Hbf and Weißwasser (Oberlausitz) to Węgliniec, Bolesławiec, Chojnów, Legnica and Wrocław Główny. The Culture Train returns on Friday and Sunday evening. The Culture Train also runs between Berlin and Wrocław on selected public holidays (e.g. Whit Monday).

The Culture Train ticket for only € 24,90 (one way) is available here and at DB Travel Centers, DB agencies or DB ticket machines. There are discounted fares as well. Our tip: With the “Deutschlandticket” you can travel as far as Cottbus Hbf, after which the onward journey to Wrocław costs only € 19,90. We recommend a seat reservation, which is available for €4.90 at DB Travel Centers or DB agencies.

Secure Kulturzug benefits: With the Kulturzug ticket, public transport in Wrocław can be used free of charge. Culture Train passengers receive a 15% discount in the “Historic Hotels” of Wrocław with the code Culturetrain24 at www.europejskiwroclaw.pl.

Please refer to bahn.de or the DB Navigator app for timetable changes or current information on the timetable. Also visit our Instagram channel for the latest news and updates!

From Berlin to Wrocław

  Friday Saturday
  IRE 5839 IRE 5837
Berlin Lichtenberg 14:43 08:42
Berlin Ostkreuz 14:48 08:48
Cottbus Hbf 16:11 10:12
Weißwasser (Oberlausitz) 16:46 10:46
Węgliniec 17:32 11:32
Bolesławiec 17:47 11:47
Chojnów 18:04 12:04
Legnica 18:19 12:17
Wrocław Główny 19:21 12:57

From Wrocław to Berlin

  Friday Sunday
  IRE 5838 IRE 5836
Wrocław Główny 19:38 17:25
Legnica 20:20 18:14
Chojnów 20:33 18:26
Bolesławiec 20:49 18:43
Węgliniec 21:06 19:01
Weißwasser (Oberlausitz) 21:48 19:48
Cottbus Hbf 22:26 20:26
Berlin Ostkreuz 23:51 21:52
Berlin Lichtenberg 23:57 21:58


Attention: On 19 April 2024 the train 5838 does not stop in Berlin Ostkreuz due to construction work and the arrival in Berlin-Lichtenberg is delayed and arrives at 00:11h.