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from Essen to Heidelberg

You can get from Essen to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Essen to Heidelberg on Oct 19 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:16PMEssen Hbf4h01 01:17AMHeidelberg Hbf
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09:16PMEssen Hbf4h01 01:17AMHeidelberg Hbf
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09:41AMEssen Hbf4h23 02:04PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:10PMEssen Hbf3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:21PMEssen Hbf4h13 07:34PMHeidelberg Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Essen and Heidelberg

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $240
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $240 (€196) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 159 miles (256 km) by flight, bus or train between Essen and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Heidelberg.

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