How to travel from Erfurt to Heidelberg

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from Erfurt to Heidelberg

How to get from Erfurt to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Erfurt to Heidelberg is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Erfurt to Heidelberg

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$11 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 3 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 149 miles (241 km) to Heidelberg from Erfurt. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Erfurt to Heidelberg.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best journey between Erfurt and Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Erfurt to Heidelberg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Travel from Erfurt to Heidelberg

    FAQs: Travel 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 Erfurt to Heidelberg.

    There are 2 travel options from Erfurt to Heidelberg. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Erfurt is by taking a train, which costs on average $11 (€10).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Erfurt to Heidelberg:

    A train is $13 (€11) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $24 (€21) from Erfurt to Heidelberg.

    The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Erfurt is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

    Other travel options to Heidelberg take longer:

    Getting to Heidelberg by bus takes 8 h on average.

    Heidelberg is approximately 149 miles (241 km) away from Erfurt.

    The average frequency per day from Erfurt to Heidelberg is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • 13 trains a day.

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

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Erfurt to Heidelberg:

    • Most travelers board their bus from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
    • Most travelers take a train from Erfurt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Erfurt to Heidelberg:

    • You can go to Heidelberg from Erfurt by bus with FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $24 (€21) with FlixBus from Erfurt to Heidelberg on Omio.
    • You can travel from Erfurt to Heidelberg by train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or České dráhy. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $11 (€10) with FlixTrain from Erfurt to Heidelberg.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Erfurt to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:

    • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with 2 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Heidelberg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Heidelberg from Erfurt.

    Looking to extend your trip from Erfurt to Heidelberg? Many Omio customers who go from Erfurt to Heidelberg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart from Heidelberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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