How to travel from Heidelberg to Ilmenau

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Travel Information from Heidelberg to Ilmenau

distanceDistance132 miles (213 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 4 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 132 miles (213 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Heidelberg and Ilmenau. 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 Ilmenau.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Heidelberg and Ilmenau is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Ilmenau:

Taking a ferry is usually $23 (€20) less than taking a bus to Ilmenau, which costs on average $23 (€20) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $52 (€46) less than taking a flight to Ilmenau, which costs on average $52 (€46) for the same trip.

A ferry is $27 (€24) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Heidelberg to Ilmenau costing on average $27 (€24).

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Ilmenau is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 39 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h   of travel time.

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

In comparison, getting to Ilmenau by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 132 miles (213 km) between Heidelberg and Ilmenau.

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Ilmenau is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 21 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Heidelberg and Ilmenau 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 from Heidelberg to Ilmenau:

  • Trains mostly leave from Heidelberg Hbf and tend to arrive in Ilmenau.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Ilmenau by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Heidelberg to Ilmenau tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Ilmenau. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Heidelberg to Ilmenau tickets on Omio for $27 (€24).
Looking to extend your trip from Heidelberg to Ilmenau? Many Omio customers who go from Heidelberg to Ilmenau usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Erfurt or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Erfurt or Frankfurt am Main from Ilmenau, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $23 (€20) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $52 (€46) one way.
  • Ferry tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $27 (€24) one way.

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

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