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from Heidelberg to Gießen

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Travel Information from Heidelberg to Gießen

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $22
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 81 miles (130 km) between Heidelberg and Gießen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Heidelberg to Gießen.

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Travel from Heidelberg to Gießen
Travel to Gießen 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 Heidelberg to Gießen.
How do I get from Heidelberg to Gießen?

You can travel to Gießen from Heidelberg 2 different ways: bus or train.

How do I get from Heidelberg to Gießen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Gießen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€14) compared to other travel options to Gießen:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18) for this route.

What is the quickest way from Heidelberg to Gießen?

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Gießen is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 47 min.

There are alternative travel options to Gießen that can usually take longer:

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

What is the distance between Heidelberg and Gießen?

The distance is approximately 81 miles (130 km) from Heidelberg to Gießen.

What are the departure and arrival points in Heidelberg and in Gießen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Heidelberg to Gießen:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and arrive in Gießen, Mathematikum.
  • Most travelers board their train from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Gießen.
Who can get me from Heidelberg to Gießen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Heidelberg to Gießen:

  • You can take a bus from Heidelberg to Gießen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $18 (€14) with Flixbus from Heidelberg to Gießen.
  • You can travel from Heidelberg to Gießen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Gießen.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Heidelberg to Gießen?
Many of our customers traveling from Heidelberg to Gießen don't make Gießen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Gießen are Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Hamburg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Gießen to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Heidelberg to Gießen tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $18 (€14) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this journey.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Heidelberg, Willy-Brandt-Platz

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