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Train Information between Bern and Heidelberg

distanceDistance179 miles (288 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bern to Heidelberg cover the 179 miles (288 km) long route taking on average 4 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $44 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $42 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Bern and Heidelberg

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Deutsche Bahn

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with Deutsche Bahn from Bern to Heidelberg for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest Deutsche Bahn train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Bern to Heidelberg train with Deutsche Bahn (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Bern - Heidelberg trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Bern to Heidelberg by train is 179 miles (288 km). You can book tickets for this Deutsche Bahn train for as low as $42 (€34) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Deutsche Bahn tickets between Bern and Heidelberg in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect Deutsche Bahn Bern - Heidelberg train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

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Trains from Bern to Heidelberg
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Bern, Switzerland to Heidelberg, Germany?

Travel between Bern, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Heidelberg from Bern before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Heidelberg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Bern, Switzerland from Heidelberg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bern from Heidelberg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Heidelberg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bern from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains to Heidelberg from Bern?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Bern and Heidelberg for the next 7 days starting from $42 (€34)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between Bern and Heidelberg?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bern to Heidelberg train to cost on average $44 (€36)  one way.
How far is Heidelberg from Bern by train?
The Bern to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 179 miles (288 km).
What is the Bern to Heidelberg train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 179 miles (288 km) to Heidelberg from Bern can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bern to Heidelberg train journey time is on average 4 h 56 min.
Which train station from Bern to Heidelberg do I depart from? Which Heidelberg train station from Bern do I arrive in?

Some of the Bern train stations to Heidelberg you can start your journey from include Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Heidelberg include Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   and arriving in Heidelberg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Bern? Where is the train station in Heidelberg?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Heidelberg most often arrive at Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service to Heidelberg from Bern?
If you're looking for trains from Bern to Heidelberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Bern to Heidelberg trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Bern to Heidelberg a day?
The average number of trains departing Bern for Heidelberg is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Bern to Heidelberg? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Bern to Heidelberg train departs at 7: 04 PM   and the last train from Bern to Heidelberg leaves at 9: 02 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bern to Heidelberg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I buy the Bern to Heidelberg train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Heidelberg from Bern within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $44 (€36) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Bern to Heidelberg a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bern
Heidelberg
Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bern for your trip to Heidelberg.