Travel from Aachen to Heidelberg

Bus or train from Aachen to Heidelberg?

You can take a train from Aachen to Heidelberg via Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf in around 3 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Heidelberg via Metropolitan Area Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 6 h 18 min.

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How to get from Aachen to Heidelberg

ModeDurationPrice
From Aachen Hbf train to Köln Hbf, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg Hbf.3 h 41 min81€
From Aachen taxi to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10, train to Köln Hbf, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg Hbf.3 h 38 min236€
From Aachen Hbf train to Siegburg/Bonn, train to MA Hauptbahnhof, then line 5 tram to Seegarten.4 h 39 min72€
From Aachen, Aachen, Hbf train to Köln Hauptbahnhof then bus to Heidelberg.5 h 23 min14€
From Aachen, Aachen West bus to Metropolitan Area Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, bus to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, then bus to Heidelberg.6 h 18 min28€
From Aachen rideshare to Heidelberg.3 h 23 min16€
From Aachen drive to Heidelberg.2 h 48 min40€
From Aachen West train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.4 h 57 min130€
From Aachen West train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Stuttgart airport, train to Stuttgart Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.5 h 19 min119€

How long does it take to get from Aachen to Heidelberg?

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Aachen to Heidelberg, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Aachen and Heidelberg?

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Köln Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

Is there a direct bus between Aachen and Heidelberg?

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Aachen West and arriving at Heidelberg via Metropolitan Area Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

Operators from Aachen to Heidelberg

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Bahn DEBahn DE
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
S-BahnS-Bahn
RNVRNV
DB Regio NRW - RE1DB Regio NRW - RE1
Deinbus+49 069/17 53 73 200Deinbus
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
LufthansaLufthansa
Hahn AirHahn Air
EurowingsEurowings
SwissSwiss