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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6 h 4 m
Trains per day
Of the 34 trains that leave Heidelberg for Berlin every day 2 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||£56 (€63)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Flixbus|
Trains from Heidelberg to Berlin cover the 296 miles (478 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Flixbus. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £56, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
For as little as £18 you can travel by train from Heidelberg to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.
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 between Heidelberg and 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Berlin train information:
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost train operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance train services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
There are a few train stations in Heidelberg to start your journey from including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. In Berlin you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre of Heidelberg.
The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre of Berlin.
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