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There are 8 ways to get from Cannes to Heidelberg by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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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Fly Nice to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NCE - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$114 - $312

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Bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cannes to Strasbourg Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg 108

$40 - $59

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Fly Nice to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NCE - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$108 - $342

Train to Marseille, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Frankfurt (FRA) MRS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$136 - $367

Fly Nice to Basel, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf

$121 - $298

Train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Mannheim Hbf Tgv

$230 - $262

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 4 min

  1. Take the night bus from Nice, Nice to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport N507
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Heidelberg 027 / ...

$61 - $121

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Heidelberg 586.1 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Heidelberg is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Heidelberg via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Avignon TGV and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Heidelberg is 664 km. The road distance is 937.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 10 h 29 min and costs 200€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Cannes to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Cannes to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Cannes station.

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Cannes to Heidelberg train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Heidelberg is to train which takes 10 h 29 min and costs 200€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 17 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 414.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Cannes to Heidelberg via Avignon TGV and Mannheim Hbf in around 10 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Heidelberg via Strasbourg in around 17 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Nice to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $7,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Cannes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Avignon TGV to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cannes to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
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 Strasbourg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Nice, Nice to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Cannes to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Cannes to Heidelberg train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Mannheim Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Heidelberg is 938 km. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Cannes to Heidelberg.

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Luxair, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Nice Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 565+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs 10€ - 14€.

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