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Berlin-Heidelberg Train Schedule
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|Fastest Train||5h 14m|
|Trains Per Day||184|
Train service from Berlin to Heidelberg
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Berlin to Heidelberg right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
What is the price of a train ticket from Berlin to Heidelberg?
In the last month, $71.79 was the average price of a train ticket from Berlin, BE to Heidelberg, BW. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 5 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $58.82 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Berlin to Heidelberg?
The distance between Berlin and Heidelberg is approximately 298 miles, or 480 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 14 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Berlin to Heidelberg are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Berlin at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Heidelberg?
There are 184 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Berlin to Heidelberg?
There are 3 train lines with service from Berlin, Berlin to Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 150 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity-Express||14||5h 54m||$76.28|
|Deutsche Bahn||150||6h 6m||$90.18|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||3||5h 21m||$71.76|
Where is the train station in Berlin?
There are two stations in Berlin where you can board the train to Heidelberg:
- Train Station
- Train Station (tief)
Where is the train station in Heidelberg?
There are more train stations and stops in Heidelberg than most cities. Most trains from Berlin will stop at one (or more) of the 7 following stations in Heidelberg:
- Heidelberg Orthopädie
- Train Station
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