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Duration 5h 27m
Distance 626.6 km
Average price 85€
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Heidelberg takes 5h 27m and the fastest train takes 5h 18m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin to Heidelberg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Mannheim Hbf

  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Heidelberg
5h 20m
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Berlin to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Berlin Hbf and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 04:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Berlin Hbf is at 21:28 which arrives into Heidelberg at 04:37. All services require a transfer at MANNHEIM HBF and take an average of 5h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Heidelberg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin, Berlin central station station and arriving at Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Berlin and Heidelberg is 479 km. The road distance is 626.6 km.

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Berlin to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Berlin and Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 4h 59m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
FlixMobility
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
flixbus.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
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Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Flixtrain

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