How to travel from Heidelberg to Munich

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from Heidelberg to Munich

You can get from Heidelberg to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Heidelberg to Munich on Dec 10 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:14PMHeidelberg Hbf3h13 12:27AMMunich Hbf
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09:14PMHeidelberg Hbf3h13 12:27AMMunich Hbf
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Travel Information from Heidelberg to Munich

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $183
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $183 (€164) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 157 miles (254 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Heidelberg and Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Heidelberg to Munich.

How to get from Heidelberg to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Heidelberg to Munich, 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 Munich 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Heidelberg to Munich

Travel Tips: Travel to Munich 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 Munich.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Munich from Heidelberg. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Heidelberg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A bus is generally $150 (€134) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $183 (€164) from Heidelberg to Munich.

Taking a bus is usually $13 (€12) less than taking a train to Munich, which costs on average $47 (€42) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 58 min   of travel time.

The Heidelberg to Munich distance is around 157 miles (254 km).

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Munich is:

  • 17 buses per day.
  • Around 11 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Heidelberg to Munich 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 when traveling from Heidelberg to Munich:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers board their train from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Munich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Heidelberg to Munich for $34 (€30).
  • Lufthansa can get you to Munich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Heidelberg to Munich for $183 (€164) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Munich by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Munich for $47 (€42).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 6 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $34 (€30) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $183 (€164) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $47 (€42) one way on average.

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

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