How to travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg

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Travel Information between Frankfurt and Heidelberg

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 1 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Take a bus or train to travel 48 miles (78 km) from Frankfurt to Heidelberg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Heidelberg.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Frankfurt and Heidelberg. You can take a bus or train.

The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Frankfurt is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt and Heidelberg is by train, which takes on average 1 h 25 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 38 min.

You should expect to travel around 48 miles (78 km) between Frankfurt and Heidelberg.

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt to Heidelberg is:

  • 11 buses a day.
  • 74 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Frankfurt 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 when traveling from Frankfurt to Heidelberg:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
    • FlixTrain can take you to Heidelberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for FlixTrain from Frankfurt to Heidelberg for $6 (€5).
    Your trip from Frankfurt to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich to your Frankfurt to Heidelberg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

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

    • Bus tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

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

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