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There are 11 ways to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Salzburg

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica - Strieborné nám to Ružomberok
  2. Take the bus from Ružomberok to Mannheim

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Train

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

Bus via Vienna

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Vienna Central Station to Heidelberg, Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg

Bus to Budapest, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica bus station to Budapest Mexikói út
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

Night bus to Krakow, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the night bus from Banská Bystrica bus station to Krakow
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

Bus to Budapest, fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Take the bus from Banská Bystrica bus station to Budapest Mexikói út
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Stuttgart (STR)
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

Train, train to Vienna, fly to Frankfurt

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

Train, train to Vienna, fly to Stuttgart

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR)
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

Train, train to Katowice, fly to Frankfurt

  1. Take the train from Banska Bystrica to Bohumin
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice
  3. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 20h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg is to bus and fly and train which costs €50 - €260 and takes 8h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping and arriving at Heidelberg, Hbf via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy and Vienna Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Banska Bystrica and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, Wien Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 53m.

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The distance between Banská Bystrica and Heidelberg is 765 km. The road distance is 997.8 km.

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The best way to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg without a car is to train via Salzburg which takes 13h 53m and costs €60 - €230.

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It takes approximately 13h 53m to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping station.

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Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Banska Bystrica station.

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The best way to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg is to train via Salzburg which takes 13h 53m and costs €60 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus via Vienna, which costs and takes 18h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 765.1 km
  • Duration: 13h 53m

What companies run services between Banská Bystrica, Slovakia and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica, Wien Hbf, and Salzburg Hbf in around 13h 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg via Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy and Vienna Central Station in around 18h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Budapest to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Katowice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Krakow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Banska Bystrica to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€2 - €5
Train from Banska Bystrica to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
€8 - €13
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€1 - €6
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€1 - €2
1st Class
€3 - €6
Train from Vienna, Hbf to Salzburg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €28
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€18 - €28
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €18
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Wien Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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 Salzburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart central station to Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

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 Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
€4 - €5
Business
€5 - €7
1st Class
€5 - €7
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€2 - €9
Website
LEO Express
Economy
€2 - €4
Economy Plus
€4 - €7
Business
€4 - €6
Premium
€6 - €9
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Banská Bystrica, AS Terminal Vlak Bus Shopping to Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Bratislava, Autobusová stanica Nivy to Vienna, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
RegioJet
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava Central Bus Station Bottova Stop to Vienna Main train station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Website
Slovak Lines
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bratislava central bus station to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Banská Bystrica bus station to Budapest Mexikói út
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Banská Bystrica bus station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Vienna Central Station to Heidelberg, Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Arriva Liorbus
Phone
0972/250 308
Email
alexandra.bobcekova@arriva.sk
Website
arrivaliorbus.sk
Bus from Banská Bystrica - Strieborné nám to Ružomberok
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
arriva.sk
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Ružomberok to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
Book at
eurobus.sk

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Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Heidelberg, Hbf station.

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Banská Bystrica to Heidelberg train services, operated by ÖBB EuroCity, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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