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There are 9 ways to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb ICE International
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$102 - $143

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Bus Deinbus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem to Heidelberg

$25 - $35

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Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Stoptrein / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic

$65 - $100

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Arnhem to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg E01 / ...

$52 - $73

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Arnhem to Heidelberg 252.9 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$106 - $289

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$95 - $204

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$105 - $315

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$94 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 3h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arnhem and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arnhem to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Arnhem Centraal and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Arnhem and Heidelberg is 347 km. The road distance is 404.6 km.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Arnhem to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Arnhem station.

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Arnhem to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Arnhem Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg is to train which takes 4h and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 30€ and takes 6h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Arnhem to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 216.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Arnhem, Netherlands and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Arnhem to Heidelberg via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf in around 4h. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Arnhem to Heidelberg twice a week. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
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Bus operators
Deinbus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Arnhem to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Arnhem to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Arnhem to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arnhem to Heidelberg is 405 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Arnhem to Heidelberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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