The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 25 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.
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1 h 16 m
Trains per day
Of the 102 trains that leave Heidelberg for Frankfurt am Main every day 41 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 79 km distance in an average of 1 h 16 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 54 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||48 miles (78 km)|
|Average train duration||54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$18 (€15)|
|Train frequency||51 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 51 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main cover the 48 miles (78 km) long journey taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
Find the best trains between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $7 (€6). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main is 48 miles (78 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main start at $21 (€18).
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
There are a few train stations in Heidelberg to start your route from including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel approximately 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Frankfurt am Main.
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