How to get from Berlin to Heidelberg

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from Berlin to Heidelberg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Heidelberg on 17 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:01Berlin Hbf5h08 11:09Heidelberg Hbf
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22:25Berlin Hbf10h19 08:44Heidelberg Hbf
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16:30Berlin Hbf4h58 21:28Heidelberg Hbf
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09:46Berlin Hbf5h25 15:11Heidelberg Hbf
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15:46Berlin Hbf5h26 21:12Heidelberg Hbf
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Travel Information to Heidelberg from Berlin

distanceDistance296 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£30 - £175
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £30 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £175 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 296 miles between Berlin and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £30. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Berlin to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Heidelberg

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.

There are 4 travel options from Berlin to Heidelberg: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Heidelberg, which costs on average £30.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

A coach is generally £145 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £175 from Berlin to Heidelberg.

A coach is about £14 less than a train, which costs on average £44 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Heidelberg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Heidelberg by train can take on average 5 h.

The Berlin to Heidelberg distance is approximately 296 miles.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Heidelberg is:

  • 1 coach per day.
  • 23 trains a day.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains from Berlin to Heidelberg most often leave from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Heidelberg:

  • You can take a coach from Berlin to Heidelberg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £30 with Flixbus from Berlin to Heidelberg.
  • You can travel by plane between Berlin and Heidelberg with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Berlin to Heidelberg tickets for £175 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Berlin and Heidelberg with FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Berlin to Heidelberg tickets for £44 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Berlin and Heidelberg with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with Lufthansa with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 3 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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

Your journey from Berlin to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Munich or Paris. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Munich or Paris to your Berlin to Heidelberg trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £30 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £175 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £44 one way on average.

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

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