There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$106 - $308

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Bus  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N98
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg 107 / ...

$66 - $110

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stuttgart (STR) CPH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$107 - $290

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

$120 - $310

Train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$171 - $256

Drive, train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Hannover Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Würzburg Hbf to Heidelberg

$191 - $294

Drive  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Heidelberg 652.4 miles

$150 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg is to bus which costs 420 kr - 700 kr and takes 17 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg is to fly and train which costs 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Hamburg Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Heidelberg is 744 km. The road distance is 1043.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 10 h 35 min and costs 1000 kr - 1700 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Heidelberg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg is to train which takes 10 h 35 min and costs 1000 kr - 1700 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 420 kr - 700 kr and takes 17 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 465.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Heidelberg via Hamburg Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 17 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Billund
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Heidelberg is 1044 km. It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to drive from Copenhagen to Heidelberg.

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KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Heidelberg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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