How to travel from Leipzig to Heidelberg

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Travel Information from Leipzig to Heidelberg

distanceDistance209 miles (337 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $236
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€32) • 7 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $236 (€210) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 209 miles (337 km) from Leipzig to Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leipzig to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Leipzig to Heidelberg

Travel Tips: Travel to Heidelberg 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 Leipzig to Heidelberg.

There are 3 travel options from Leipzig to Heidelberg: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Leipzig is by taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€32).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

A bus is $200 (€178) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Leipzig to Heidelberg costing on average $236 (€210).

Taking a bus is about $12 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $48 (€43) for this route.

The fastest way from Leipzig to Heidelberg is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 4 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 59 min.

Heidelberg is approximately 209 miles (337 km) away from Leipzig.

The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Heidelberg is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Leipzig and arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Heidelberg by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Leipzig to Heidelberg for $36 (€32) on Omio.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Heidelberg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Leipzig to Heidelberg for $236 (€210) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Heidelberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Leipzig to Heidelberg for $48 (€43) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Leipzig to Heidelberg? Many Omio customers who go from Leipzig to Heidelberg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich from Heidelberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $36 (€32) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $236 (€210) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $48 (€43) one way on average.

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

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