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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Heerenveen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hengelo Ic
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

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Bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Groningen Main Train Station Lesko - Amsterdam 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation 315 / ...

27€ - 35€

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Night bus, bus  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin central bus station to Groningen central station N75
  2. Take the bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation 315 / ...

37€ - 46€

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Heerenveen 620.1 km

75€ - 120€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BER - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen

59€ - 267€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BER - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) BER - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

103€ - 387€

Train to Dresden, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) DRS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen

155€ - 425€

Berlin to Heerenveen by trains

The train journey time between Berlin and Heerenveen is around 6h 22m and covers a distance of around 603 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 22m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Blauwnet and Dutch Railways (NS), the Berlin to Heerenveen train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Heerenveen. Typically 41 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 22m
Fastest train time:
6h 22m
Trains per week:
41
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:34
Last train departs at:
16:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Heerenveen train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Heerenveen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Heerenveen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Heerenveen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Yes, entry into Germany from Netherlands is currently restricted.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Heerenveen is to bus which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Heerenveen is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Heerenveen station. However, there are services departing from Berlin Central Bus Station and arriving at Heerenveen, Busstation via Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Heerenveen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Heerenveen via Hengelo and Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 32m.

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The distance between Berlin and Heerenveen is 506 km. The road distance is 620.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Heerenveen without a car is to train which takes 6h 32m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 32m to get from Berlin to Heerenveen, including transfers.

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Berlin to Heerenveen bus services, operated by Mądeltrans Eurolines, depart from Berlin Central Bus Station.

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Berlin to Heerenveen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Heerenveen is to train which takes 6h 32m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 35€ and takes 9h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Heerenveen.
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  • Distance: 506.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 32m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Heerenveen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Heerenveen via Hengelo and Zwolle in around 6h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin ZOB to Heerenveen via Groningen Main Train Station and Groningen, Hoofdstation in around 9h 34m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 290€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 450€
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 230€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Dresden to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
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 Berlin Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
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 Zwolle to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 28€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Groningen Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Groningen
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen, Hoofdstation to Heerenveen, Busstation
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
arriva.nl
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
Night bus from Berlin central bus station to Groningen central station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Berlin to Heerenveen bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Heerenveen, Busstation.

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Berlin to Heerenveen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Heerenveen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Heerenveen is 620 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Berlin to Heerenveen.

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