How to travel from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main

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from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main on Jul 07 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $11 (€10) • 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or FlixTrain

Travel 48 miles (78 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main.

How to get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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You can travel from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a flight is about $11 (€10) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10) for this route.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

A flight is $11 (€10) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $11 (€10).

The quickest way to travel from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is by train, which takes on average 47 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h   of travel time.

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

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The distance from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is approximately 48 miles (78 km).

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 9 buses a day.
  • Around 35 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main depart from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main for $11 (€10) on Omio.
  • Travel with FlixTrain to go to Frankfurt am Main by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixTrain Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 9 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 28 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $11 (€10) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main 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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