How to get from Heidelberg to Munich by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Heidelberg to Munich is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||157 miles (254 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$30 - $294|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $30 (€26) • 4 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $294 (€258) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 157 miles (254 km) between Heidelberg and Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Heidelberg to Munich.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $14 (€12). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Heidelberg to Munich travel.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
There are 3 travel options from Heidelberg to Munich: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Munich from Heidelberg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€26).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Heidelberg to Munich:
A bus is $264 (€232) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $294 (€258) from Heidelberg to Munich.
A bus is $20 (€18) less than a train with an average ticket price of $50 (€44) from Heidelberg to Munich.
The quickest way to travel from Heidelberg to Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that take longer:
Bus takes on average 4 h 25 min.
Getting to Munich by train takes 4 h 58 min on average.
Munich is approximately 157 miles (254 km) away from Heidelberg.
The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Munich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Munich from Heidelberg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Heidelberg to Munich:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Heidelberg to Munich with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich 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 Munich.
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