How to get to Bern from Heidelberg

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from Heidelberg to Bern

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

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

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Travel Information to Bern from Heidelberg

distanceDistance179 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£12 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 3 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or coach to travel 179 miles from Heidelberg to Bern. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Heidelberg to Bern.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Heidelberg to Bern

Find the best journey between Heidelberg and Bern with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Heidelberg to Bern. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel 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 travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel 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 travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Heidelberg to Bern

      FAQs: Travel to Bern 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 Heidelberg to Bern.

      You can get from Heidelberg to Bern 2 different ways: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to travel to Bern from Heidelberg is a coach with an average price of £12.

      This is compared to other travel options from Heidelberg to Bern:

      A coach is £15 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Heidelberg to Bern costing on average £27.

      The fastest way to get to Bern from Heidelberg is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 41 min.

      Other travel options to Bern take longer:

      Coach takes on average 5 h 25 min.

      The distance between Heidelberg and Bern is around 179 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Bern is:

      • Around 2 coaches per day.
      • 11 trains a day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Heidelberg to Bern:

      • Most travellers board their coach from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Bern, Park + Ride Neufeld.
      • Most travellers take a train from Heidelberg Hbf to Bern, Hauptbahnhof.

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

      • You can travel to Bern from Heidelberg by coach with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with FlixBus from Heidelberg to Bern.
      • You can go to Bern from Heidelberg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £27 with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Bern on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Heidelberg to Bern with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 1 direct coach per day to take to Bern with FlixBus.

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

      Omio customers who travel from Heidelberg to Bern often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Milan, Zurich, Interlaken or Geneva. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bern and these popular destinations at a great price.

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