Heilbronn to Berlin by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 36m
  • Distance
    477 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 34m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heilbronn to Berlin by train

Fast trains from Heilbronn to Berlin take around 5 hours and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 477 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heilbronn and Berlin.

1. Are there direct trains from Heilbronn to Berlin?

Journeys between Heilbronn and Berlin usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Heilbronn to Berlin every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Heilbronn to Berlin?

The Heilbronn to Berlin train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Heilbronn to Berlin train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Berlin is usually scheduled to depart Heilbronn around 04:35 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heilbronn around 04:46, and the last at 23:09.

When to book Heilbronn to Berlin train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Heilbronn to Berlin by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heilbronn and Berlin?

More than one train company operates on the route from Heilbronn to Berlin, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.