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There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Heide by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst) Re6 / ...

€51 - €154

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Bus, night bus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Hamburg central bus station 253 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst) Sev

€19 - €28

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Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Heide 385.1 km

€40 - €60

Fly, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hamburg (HAM) BER - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst)

€66 - €436

Berlin to Heide by train

The train journey time between Berlin and Heide is around 4h 22m and covers a distance of around 413 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 37m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Czech Railways (ČD), Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin to Heide train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Heide(Holst). Typically 112 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 22m
Fastest train time:
3h 37m
Trains per week:
112
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:07
Last train departs at:
22:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin to Heide train schedules

Berlin → Heide
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Heide is 116 117.

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The social distance requirement in Heide is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Heide is to bus and night bus which costs €18 - €29 and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Heide is to drive which costs €40 - €60 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin station to Heide. However, there are services departing from Berlin central bus station and arriving at Heide(Holst) via Hauptbahnhof/ZOB and Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Heide. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Heide(Holst) via Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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The distance between Berlin and Heide is 341 km. The road distance is 385.1 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Heide without a car is to train which takes 3h 38m and costs €50 - €160.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Berlin to Heide, including transfers.

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Berlin to Heide bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin central bus station.

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

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Heide.
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  • Distance: 341.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Heide via Hamburg-Altona in around 3h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €370
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €23
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€13 - €17
Business
€18 - €22
1st Class
€19 - €23
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 Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst)
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst)
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
HVV
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 Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst)
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst)
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin central bus station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Hamburg Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Night bus from Hamburg-Altona to Heide(Holst)
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
HVV

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Berlin to Heide bus services, operated by HVV, arrive at Heide(Holst) station.

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Berlin to Heide train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Heide(Holst) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Heide is 385 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Berlin to Heide.

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Scandinavian Airlines, DAT Danish Air Transport, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Heide. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs €2 - €8.

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