There are 11 ways to get from Hamburg to Heidelberg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ice / ...

$110 - $170

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Rideshare  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Heidelberg 359.5 miles

$34

9 alternative options

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  5 h 3 min

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

$115 - $164

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Heidelberg N33 / ...

$30 - $60

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Mannheim Ouibus

$62 - $141

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Heidelberg 360.4 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Hamburg to Mannheim  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Mannheim (MHG) HAM - MHG

$188 - $401

Fly Hamburg to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 43 min

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

$86 - $307

Fly Hamburg to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$70 - $238

Train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$143 - $375

Fly Hamburg to Saarbrucken, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Saarbrucken (SCN) HAM - SCN
  2. Take the train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf

$153 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 29€ and takes 6 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Heidelberg is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs 160€ - 350€.

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The distance between Hamburg and Heidelberg is 472 km. The road distance is 577 km.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf takes 4 h 44 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Heidelberg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Heidelberg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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