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Duration 1h 25m
Distance 86.7 km
Average price 26€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Kaiserslautern and Heidelberg takes 1h 25m and the fastest train takes 1h 7m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Kaiserslautern 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 Mannheim Hbf

  1. Kaiserslautern Hbf
  2. Mannheim Hbf
  3. Heidelberg
1h 8m
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14€ - 97€

Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Kaiserslautern and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 14:34 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Kaiserslautern is at 22:30 which arrives into Heidelberg at 23:54. All services require a transfer at MANNHEIM HBF and take an average of 1h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 25m.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Heidelberg is 67 km. The road distance is 86.7 km.

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

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Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Kaiserslautern and Heidelberg?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg via Mannheim Hbf in around 1h 8m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 16€

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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€

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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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