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Duration 1h 31m
Distance 91.2 km
Average price 26€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt (Main)Messe and Heidelberg takes 1h 31m and the fastest train takes 1h. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Frankfurt (Main)Messe 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.

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  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Heidelberg
1h 7m
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Frankfurt (Main)Messe to Heidelberg train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Frankfurt (Main)Messe and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 02:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Frankfurt (Main)Messe is at 23:57 which arrives into Heidelberg at 01:34. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT HBF (TIEF) and take an average of 1h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt (Main)Messe to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Messe and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 7m.

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The distance between Frankfurt (Main)Messe and Heidelberg is 78 km. The road distance is 91.2 km.

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Frankfurt (Main)Messe to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt (Main)Messe to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt (Main)Messe and Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 52 min. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€

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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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