The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 42 m
5 h 49 m
Trains per day
Of the 43 trains that leave Berlin for Heidelberg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||£31 (€34)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Flixbus|
Trains from Berlin to Heidelberg cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Flixbus. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £31. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
You can travel by train between Berlin and Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus for as low as £16. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train 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 train to Heidelberg from Berlin. DB uses different types of trains 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Berlin to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
When taking the train between Berlin and Heidelberg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your route can end in train stations such as Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city centre of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Heidelberg, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city centre.
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