How to travel from Munich to Heidelberg

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from Munich to Heidelberg

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

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

Deutsche Bahn
08:57AM2h57
Munich Hbf
11:54AMHeidelberg Hbf
$1041One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:57AM2h57
Munich Hbf
11:54AMHeidelberg Hbf
$1041One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
Lufthansa
09:00PM1h00
Munich Airport (MUC)
10:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
$2441One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:46AM3h02
Munich Hbf
11:48AMHeidelberg Hbf
$1121One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:27AM3h21
Munich Hbf
12:48PMHeidelberg Hbf
$1311One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:30AM3h15
Munich Hbf
01:45PMHeidelberg Hbf
$1311One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
07:00PM1h00
Munich Airport (MUC)
08:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
$3691One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa
08:00PM1h00
Munich Airport (MUC)
09:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
$3691One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa
10:00AM1h00
Munich Airport (MUC)
11:00AMFrankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
$4791One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Munich to Heidelberg

distanceDistance157 miles (254 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$18 - $187
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $187 (€163) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 157 miles (254 km) to Heidelberg from Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Heidelberg.

How to get from Munich to Heidelberg

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Heidelberg, 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 Munich to Heidelberg 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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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Munich to Heidelberg

Find the best journey between Munich and Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners TGV, BlaBlaCar Bus and Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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 Munich to Heidelberg travel.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

      FAQs: Travel from Munich to Heidelberg

      FAQs: 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 Munich to Heidelberg.
      FAQs

      You can get between Munich and Heidelberg 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€16).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Munich to Heidelberg:

      A bus is $168 (€147) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Heidelberg costing on average $187 (€163).

      A bus is $14 (€12) less than a train with an average ticket price of $32 (€28) from Munich to Heidelberg.

      The fastest way from Munich to Heidelberg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 4 h 25 min.

      Train takes on average 2 h 48 min.

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

      The average frequency per day from Munich to Heidelberg is:

      • Around 8 buses per day.
      • 4 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Munich to Heidelberg:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Munich to Heidelberg depart from Munich Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Munich to Heidelberg:

      • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Heidelberg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Munich to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $18 (€16).
      • Deutsche Bahn, TGV, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity can take you to Heidelberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Heidelberg for $32 (€28).

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Heidelberg with FlixBus with 6 direct buses per day.
      • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Euro City (EC).

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

      Your trip from Munich to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Berlin or Stuttgart. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Berlin or Stuttgart to your Munich to Heidelberg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

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