How to travel from Berlin to Heidelberg

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from Berlin to Heidelberg

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

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To get from Berlin to Heidelberg on Mar 27 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:00PMBerlin7h20 08:20PMHeidelberg
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07:30AMBerlin7h10 02:40PMHeidelberg
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07:00PMBerlin10h10 05:10AMHeidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
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09:40PMBerlin14h45 12:25PMHeidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
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Travel Information between Berlin and Heidelberg

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $215
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 10 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $215 (€190) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 296 miles (478 km) to Heidelberg from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Berlin to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Heidelberg

Travel Tips: 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.

You can travel from Berlin to Heidelberg 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Heidelberg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€28) compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

Taking a bus is usually $183 (€162) less than taking a flight to Heidelberg, which costs on average $215 (€190) for the same trip.

A bus is $42 (€37) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Berlin to Heidelberg costing on average $74 (€65).

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km) between Berlin and Heidelberg.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Heidelberg is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 20 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Heidelberg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Berlin to Heidelberg for $32 (€28) on Omio.
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Berlin to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $215 (€190).
  • FlixTrain can take you to Heidelberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for FlixTrain from Berlin to Heidelberg for $74 (€65).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Berlin to Heidelberg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Munich or Stuttgart. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Berlin and Heidelberg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Heidelberg and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Berlin to Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $32 (€28) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $215 (€190) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $74 (€65) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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