How to travel from Darmstadt to Heidelberg

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Travel Information between Darmstadt and Heidelberg

distanceDistance32 miles (51 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 1 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€16) • 1 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 32 miles (51 km) to Heidelberg from Darmstadt. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Darmstadt to Heidelberg.

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There are 2 ways to travel between Darmstadt and Heidelberg including taking a bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Heidelberg from Darmstadt is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€8).

This is compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A bus is $10 (€8) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Darmstadt to Heidelberg costing on average $19 (€16).

The quickest way to travel from Darmstadt to Heidelberg is by train, which takes on average 1 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 8 min.

Heidelberg is approximately 32 miles (51 km) away from Darmstadt.

The average frequency per day from Darmstadt to Heidelberg is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 33 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Darmstadt to Heidelberg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Darmstadt to Heidelberg:

  • Buses most often depart from Darmstadt at Darmstadt, Europaplatz and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains mostly depart from Darmstadt Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Darmstadt to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Heidelberg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Darmstadt to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $19 (€16).
Looking to extend your trip from Darmstadt to Heidelberg? Many Omio customers who go from Darmstadt to Heidelberg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich from Heidelberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Darmstadt to Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $9 (€8) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $19 (€16) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Darmstadt to Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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