How to travel from Heidelberg to Paderborn

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Travel Information to Paderborn from Heidelberg

distanceDistance159 miles (257 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$50 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $50 (€44) • 4 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 159 miles (257 km) by train or bus from Heidelberg to Paderborn. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Heidelberg to Paderborn.

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How to get from Heidelberg to Paderborn by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Heidelberg to Paderborn is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel to Paderborn from Heidelberg on FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Paderborn from Heidelberg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Heidelberg to Paderborn

      FAQs: Travel to Paderborn 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 Paderborn.

      There are 2 options to travel from Heidelberg to Paderborn including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to travel between Heidelberg and Paderborn is a bus with an average price of $19 (€17).

      This is compared to other travel options from Heidelberg to Paderborn:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is $31 (€27) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Heidelberg to Paderborn costing on average $50 (€44).

      The fastest way to get to Paderborn from Heidelberg is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 6 min.

      Other travel options to Paderborn take longer:

      Getting to Paderborn by bus takes 6 h 35 min on average.

      The distance from Heidelberg to Paderborn is approximately 159 miles (257 km).

      The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Paderborn is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 1 train a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Paderborn from Heidelberg as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Heidelberg to Paderborn:

      • Buses most often depart from Heidelberg at Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Paderborn at Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Trains from Heidelberg to Paderborn most often leave from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Paderborn Hbf.

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

      • You can travel by bus from Heidelberg to Paderborn with FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Heidelberg to Paderborn tickets for $19 (€17) on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Heidelberg to Paderborn with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $50 (€44) with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Paderborn.

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

      • Direct bus with.
      • Take a direct ferry with.
      • Direct services by plane with.
      • Direct train with.

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

      Many of our customers traveling from Heidelberg to Paderborn don't make Paderborn their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paderborn are Munich, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam or Düsseldorf, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paderborn to any of these top destinations today!

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