There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg by train, bus, car or rideshare

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ec / ...

$24 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg 110 / ...

$5 - $55

2 alternative options

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg 56.4 miles

$11 - $18

Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Heidelberg 60.9 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg is to train which takes 52 min and costs 21€ - 30€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg is 79 km. The road distance is 90 km.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf takes 52 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 52 min. Flixtrain also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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