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Duration 2h 13m
Distance 140.3 km
Average price 23€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The train between Esslingen am Neckar and Heidelberg takes 2h 13m. There is a train service every few hours from Esslingen am Neckar 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

  1. Esslingen(Neckar)
  2. Heidelberg
55 min
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12€ - 65€

Esslingen am Neckar to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Esslingen am Neckar and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 11:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Esslingen am Neckar is at 19:56 which arrives into Heidelberg at 22:09. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 2h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Esslingen(Neckar) and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Esslingen am Neckar and Heidelberg is 87 km. The road distance is 140.3 km.

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Esslingen am Neckar to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Esslingen(Neckar) station.

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Esslingen am Neckar to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Esslingen am Neckar and Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Heidelberg Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 40€ - 65€ and the journey takes 55 min. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Esslingen to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Esslingen(Neckar) to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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