How to travel from Berlin to Heidelberg

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from Berlin to Heidelberg

How to get from Berlin to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.

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train

The best way to travel from Berlin to Heidelberg is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
09:26AM6h22
Berlin Hbf
03:48PMHeidelberg Hbf
$1721One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
09:26AM6h22
Berlin Hbf
03:48PMHeidelberg Hbf
$1721One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Eurowings
08:00AM1h10
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
09:10AMStuttgart Airport (STR)
$2271One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
09:34AM6h14
Berlin Hbf
03:48PMHeidelberg Hbf
$1721One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM6h59
Berlin Hbf
04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
$1911One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:56AM5h52
Berlin Hbf
02:48PMHeidelberg Hbf
$2111One-way
1 transfer
Eurowings
09:30AM1h10
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
10:40AMStuttgart Airport (STR)
$2631One-way
0 transfers
Eurowings
03:30PM1h10
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
04:40PMStuttgart Airport (STR)
$2981One-way
0 transfers
Eurowings
02:30PM1h10
Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
03:40PMStuttgart Airport (STR)
$2981One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Berlin to Heidelberg

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$18 - $80
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $80 (€70) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 296 miles (478 km) by bus, train or flight between Berlin and Heidelberg. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Heidelberg.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Berlin to Heidelberg

Travel on BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa and Eurowings travel from Berlin to Heidelberg at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Berlin and Heidelberg. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel from Berlin to Heidelberg.

        FAQs: Travel from Berlin to Heidelberg

        FAQs: Travel to Heidelberg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Heidelberg.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Berlin to Heidelberg: bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Heidelberg is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

        Taking a bus costs $62 (€54) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $80 (€70) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€20) for the same trip.

        The fastest way from Berlin to Heidelberg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 8 h 30 min.

        Getting to Heidelberg by train takes 4 h 56 min on average.

        Heidelberg is approximately 296 miles (478 km) away from Berlin.

        The average frequency per day from Berlin to Heidelberg is:

        • 2 buses per day.
        • 17 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Berlin and Heidelberg as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Heidelberg:

        • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
        • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Heidelberg:

        • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Heidelberg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Berlin to Heidelberg for $18 (€16).
        • Travel with Lufthansa, Eurowings or Lufthansa Cityline (2) for flights to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Berlin to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $80 (€70).
        • Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain can get you to Heidelberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Berlin to Heidelberg for $23 (€20) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:

        • 1 direct bus per day with FlixBus.
        • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with 2 direct trains per day.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Heidelberg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Berlin and Heidelberg.

        Many of our customers traveling from Berlin to Heidelberg don't make Heidelberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Heidelberg are Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich or Stuttgart, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Heidelberg to any of these top destinations today!
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