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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  2h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

€47 - €281

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Bus  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint 009

€35 - €46

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  2h 42m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

€59 - €295

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Saarbrucken (SCN) BER - SCN
  2. Take the train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf

€124 - €267

Train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Heidelberg Hbf Ice

€106 - €197

Train via Berlin central station  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Heidelberg central station Flx10

€36 - €51

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€108 - €205

Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg 632.2 km

€65 - €100

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Heidelberg is around 5h 48m and covers a distance of around 633 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 48m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Bahn DE, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg train service departs from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Heidelberg Hbf. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 48m
Fastest train time:
5h 48m
Train distance:
633 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€106
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:15
Last train departs at:
18:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg train schedules

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Heidelberg
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg is to fly and train which costs €45 - €290 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Heidelberg Pre Waypoint via Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Berlin Gesundbrunnen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Heidelberg is 471 km. The road distance is 632.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €100 - €200.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs €100 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 471.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Heidelberg Hbf 6 times a week. Tickets cost €100 - €150 and the journey takes 5h 8m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint 5 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €350
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €290
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart central station to Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin central station to Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg Pre Waypoint station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg is 632 km. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg.

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