How to travel from Hamburg to Heidelberg

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Travel Information to Heidelberg from Hamburg

distanceDistance293 miles (472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 9 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $29 (€25) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixTrain

Travel 293 miles (472 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Hamburg and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Heidelberg.

There are 4 ways to travel from Hamburg to Heidelberg including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Heidelberg is by taking a bus with an average price of $7 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A bus is $22 (€19) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Heidelberg costing on average $29 (€25).

A bus is $28 (€24) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Hamburg to Heidelberg costing on average $35 (€30).

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 9 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 27 min   of travel time.

Heidelberg is approximately 293 miles (472 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Heidelberg is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 22 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains from Hamburg to Heidelberg most often leave from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

  • FlixTrain can get you to Heidelberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Hamburg to Heidelberg for $35 (€30) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg 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!

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $29 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $35 (€30) one way.

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

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