Stockholm to Berlin by train

How to take the new direct train service from the Swedish capital to the German capital

From April 7 until September 23rd this direct train will depart from Stockholm daily in the late afternoon and then travel through the night to arrive in Berlin before 09:00.



From Stockholm Central/Stockholm C to Berlin

Journey Summary

Travel Time
16hr 9 min
1 x per night
Travel Information

Final Destination: Berlin Friedrichstraße

The train also calls at: Hamburg at around 05:20

The train is usually scheduled to Stockholm Central at 16:15 and arrive in Hamburg at around 05:30; any schedule changes can be looked up here.

Typical onward connections from Berlin Hbf:

The train departs every evening from April 7th to September 23rd


The Snalltaget booking path is comparatively straightforward for a night train.
In common with how the accommodation on most European night trains is sold the price for travelling in an ordinary seat is in effect the base price to which the costs of travelling by the other options is then added.

On this train, in addition to the ordinary seats, the other options are:

  • reclining seats
  • a berth in a shared sleeping compartment
  • an entire private compartment, which can be used solo, or by up to 6 members of a travelling party

The private compartments are sold at a flat rate irrespective of the occupancy, so check the prices carefully, for groups of 4 or more the private compartment can be cheaper than a separate place per person in the shared compartments.

Using InterRail

The Snalltaget guide explains how InterRail users can make reservations, but it makes no mention for Eurail pass users.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
Snälltåget *

On this journey

Journey Features


Good to Know

Note that the timetable on the Snalltaget website states that this train arrives at the main station in the German capital Berlin Hbf, but when you book it shows the correct info, which is that this train arrives at an alternative station in the city centre, Berlin Friedrichstraße.
If your destination is in central Berlin, this is actually a positive, Friedrichstraße is in the heart of East Berlin, it's by museum island and has more connections available by both metro and local trains than are possible at Berlin hbf.

Though if you want to connect into other long-distance trains from Berlin, you'll need to buy a local ticket and board a S-Bahn local train heading west to Berlin hbf.

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