How to travel from Erlangen to Heidelberg

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Travel Information from Erlangen to Heidelberg

distanceDistance104 miles (167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€37) • 3 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 104 miles (167 km) by bus, flight or train between Erlangen and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Erlangen to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Erlangen to Heidelberg

Travel Tips: 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 Erlangen to Heidelberg.

There are 3 travel options from Erlangen to Heidelberg: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Erlangen to Heidelberg is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€22).

This is compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A bus is generally $26 (€23) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $51 (€45) from Erlangen to Heidelberg.

Taking a bus is usually $17 (€15) less than taking a train to Heidelberg, which costs on average $42 (€37) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Erlangen and Heidelberg is by train, which takes on average 3 h 26 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

Heidelberg is approximately 104 miles (167 km) away from Erlangen.

The average frequency per day from Erlangen to Heidelberg is:

  • 5 buses per day.
  • 24 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Erlangen at Erlangen, Busbahnhof and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains mostly leave from Erlangen and tend to arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Heidelberg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Erlangen to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $25 (€22).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Heidelberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Erlangen to Heidelberg for $42 (€37).
Many of our customers traveling from Erlangen to Heidelberg don't make Heidelberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Heidelberg are Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Heidelberg to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Erlangen to Heidelberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $25 (€22) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $51 (€45) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $42 (€37) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Erlangen to Heidelberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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