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Duration 1h 19m
Distance 90.5 km
Average price 20€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg takes 1h 19m and the fastest train takes 49 min. There is an hourly train service from Frankfurt am Main 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. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Heidelberg
51 min
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7€ - 60€

Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 04:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 23:12 which arrives into Heidelberg at 00:34. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 19m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg is 79 km. The road distance is 90.5 km.

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

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Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 23€ - 35€ and the journey takes 51 min. Four other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 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
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
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
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt to Heidelberg central train station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Flixtrain

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