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Duration 2h 1m
Distance 187.3 km
Average price 55€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Freiburg im Breisgau and Heidelberg takes 2h 1m and the fastest train takes 1h 41m. There is an hourly train service from Freiburg im Breisgau 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. Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
  2. Heidelberg
1h 48m
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Freiburg im Breisgau to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Freiburg im Breisgau and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 09:44 in the morning, and the last departure from Freiburg im Breisgau is at 20:55 which arrives into Heidelberg at 22:53. All services require a transfer at MANNHEIM HBF and take an average of 2h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Heidelberg is 169 km. The road distance is 187.3 km.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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Freiburg im Breisgau to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Freiburg im Breisgau and Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 40€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 27m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 110€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 110€

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
80€ - 110€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€

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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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