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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  3h 6m

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

63€ - 295€

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Train  •  7h 7m

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

35€ - 91€

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  2h 50m

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

82€ - 243€

Fly to Saarbrucken, train  •  4h 50m

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

127€ - 229€

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6h 56m

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

107€ - 205€

Bus  •  10h 31m

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

38€ - 49€

Train, night train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof Re1
  2. Take the night train from Brandenburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Nj

63€ - 97€

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University 633.3 km

65€ - 100€

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) → Heidelberg University
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University. However, there are services departing from Berlin Airport BER and arriving at Heidelberg, Universitätsplatz via Berlin central bus station and Heidelberg, Betriebshof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University. However, there are services departing from Flughafen Ber - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Heidelberg-Altstadt via Berlin Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 56m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Heidelberg University is 470 km. The road distance is 633.3 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University without a car is to train via Mannheim Hbf which takes 6h 56m and costs 100€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University is to train via Mannheim Hbf which takes 6h 56m and costs 100€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University.
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  • Distance: 470.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 6m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 110€ - 150€ and the journey takes 4h 55m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin central bus station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint 6 times a week. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 8h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
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 Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
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
75€ - 170€
Train operators
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
Every 2 hours
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
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
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 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
Train from S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf to Brandenburg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
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
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University is 633 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Heidelberg University.

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Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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