There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Heidelberg by plane, train, shuttle, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Mannheim  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Mannheim (MHG) TXL - MHG

$148 - $611

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Rideshare  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Heidelberg 392.4 miles

$27 - $45

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 50 min

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

$81 - $206

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Stuttgart (STR) TXL - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$73 - $205

Fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, shuttle  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) TXL - FKB
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport to Heidelberg

$103 - $469

Train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Flx / ...

$35 - $190

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$130 - $185

Bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N13
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg 108 / ...

$39 - $63

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Heidelberg 393.5 miles

$80 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz and arriving at Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Heidelberg is 479 km. The road distance is 629.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Berlin to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Berlin to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Heidelberg is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Mannheim Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Berlin to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 299.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

MHS Aviation GmbH and FlexFlight ApS fly from Berlin to Heidelberg 3 times a day. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Heidelberg twice daily. Tickets cost $130 - $190 and the journey takes 5 h 50 min. Flixtrain also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Holger Tours
Phone
06204 6082400
Email
info@holger-tours.de
Website
holger-tours.de
Shuttle from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
holger-tours.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Heidelberg is 630 km. It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to drive from Berlin to Heidelberg.

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FlexFlight ApS and MHS Aviation GmbH offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Mannheim Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Heidelberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 549+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin and Heidelberg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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