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Duration 4h 5m
Distance 256.4 km
Average price 50€
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bamberg and Heidelberg takes 4h 5m and the fastest train takes 3h 42m. There is a train service every few hours from Bamberg to Heidelberg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Bad Wimpfen

  1. Bamberg
  2. Würzburg Hauptbahnhof
  3. Bad Friedrichshall Hbf
  4. Heidelberg
4h 15m
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36€ - 60€

Bamberg to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Bamberg and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 06:25 in the morning, and the last departure from Bamberg is at 20:25 which arrives into Heidelberg at 08:09. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, August 15, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Bamberg to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Bamberg and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Würzburg Hauptbahnhof and Bad Friedrichshall Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Bamberg and Heidelberg is 168 km. The road distance is 256.4 km.

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Bamberg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Bamberg station.

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Bamberg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Bamberg and Heidelberg?

You can take a train from Bamberg to Heidelberg via Wuerzburg Hbf, Würzburg Hauptbahnhof, Bad Friedrichshall Hauptbahnh., and Bad Friedrichshall Hbf in around 4h 15m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

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Website
bahn.com
Train from Bamberg to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Osterburken
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osterburken to Heidelberg-Weststadt/Suedstadt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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