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There are 10 ways to get from Heidelberg to Berlin by plane, train, bus, night train, 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 from Mannheim  •  3 h 16 min

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

$147 - $610

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Rideshare  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Berlin 392.8 miles

$28 - $45

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 39 min

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

$80 - $206

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  4 h 46 min

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

$53 - $201

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 39 min

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

$125 - $185

Train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$35 - $190

Bus  •  9 h 35 min

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

$35 - $64

Train, bus  •  11 h 5 min

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

$57 - $119

Night train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the night train from Heidelberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Nj

$120 - $190

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Berlin 394.2 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Berlin is to fly which costs 120€ - 550€ and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Berlin is 479 km. The road distance is 630.7 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Heidelberg to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Berlin is to fly which takes 3 h 16 min and costs 120€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 299.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

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

FlexFlight ApS flies from Heidelberg to Berlin twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heidelberg to Berlin via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 5 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
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Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Berlin, Berlin central station
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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 Heidelberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Berlin is 631 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Heidelberg to Berlin.

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FlexFlight ApS offers flights from Mannheim Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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

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There are 1378+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Heidelberg and Berlin. 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 Heidelberg to Mannheim Airport is to line 5 tram which takes 36 min and costs 4€ - 6€.

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