There are 8 ways to get from Bern to Heidelberg by train, tram, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$103 - $172

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Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Heidelberg 122

$20 - $35

6 alternative options

Train, line 5 tram  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the line 5 tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Seegarten 5

$99 - $160

Bus RegioJet  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang Rj
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim Ouibus

$21 - $27

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Heidelberg 210.9 miles

$40 - $65

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$143 - $387

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$121 - $321

Train to Zurich, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$163 - $385

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Heidelberg is to bus which costs SFr 20 - SFr 28 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Heidelberg is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Bern and Heidelberg is 289 km. The road distance is 337.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Bern to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Bern to Heidelberg via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RNV
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Seegarten
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
rnv-online.de
Deutsche Bahn
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
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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