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Train Information to Heidelberg from Frankfurt

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
durationAverage train duration58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$8 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day

Trains from Frankfurt to Heidelberg cover the 48 miles (78 km) long route taking on average 58 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€6).

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt to Heidelberg
Travel by train to Heidelberg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Frankfurt to Heidelberg.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Frankfurt to Heidelberg?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Frankfurt and Heidelberg for the next 7 days starting from $6 (€5)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket to Heidelberg from Frankfurt?
The Frankfurt to Heidelberg train ticket price is on average $8 (€6)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Frankfurt to Heidelberg by train?
The train distance from Frankfurt to Heidelberg is around 48 miles (78 km).
How many hours is the train time to Heidelberg from Frankfurt?
The train time between Frankfurt and Heidelberg is on average 58 min  for the 48 miles (78 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Frankfurt to Heidelberg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
How many trains are there between Frankfurt and Heidelberg a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt for Heidelberg is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Frankfurt to Heidelberg? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Frankfurt to Heidelberg at 9: 35 AM   or take the last train from Frankfurt to Heidelberg leaving at 5: 35 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt to Heidelberg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets from Frankfurt to Heidelberg to score the best deals?
If you buy the Frankfurt to Heidelberg train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $8 (€6). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Frankfurt is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey to Heidelberg from Frankfurt.