You can get from Dresden to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Dresden to Heidelberg on Oct 21 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||249 miles (402 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$18 - $309|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $18 (€15) • 9 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $309 (€253) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 249 miles (402 km) by flight, bus or train between Dresden and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Dresden to Heidelberg.
There are 3 ways to get from Dresden to Heidelberg: flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Heidelberg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:
Taking a bus is usually $291 (€238) less than taking a flight to Heidelberg, which costs on average $309 (€253) for the same trip.
A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $29 (€24) from Dresden to Heidelberg.
The fastest way from Dresden to Heidelberg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Heidelberg by bus can take on average 9 h 30 min.
In comparison, getting to Heidelberg by train can take on average 5 h 52 min.
The distance is approximately 249 miles (402 km) from Dresden to Heidelberg.
The average frequency per day from Dresden to Heidelberg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Dresden and Heidelberg as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Dresden to Heidelberg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dresden to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Dresden to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Heidelberg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
When planning your trip from Dresden to Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Dresden to Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.