Travel from Hamburg to Heidelberg

Train, bus or fly from Hamburg to Heidelberg?

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Hamburg to Heidelberg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Heidelberg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

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How to get from Hamburg to Heidelberg

ModeDurationPrice
From Hamburg Hbf train to Mannheim Hbf then train to Heidelberg Hbf.4 h 50 min123€
From Hamburg Dammtor train to Heidelberg Hbf.5 h 50 min125€
From Hamburg bus to Heidelberg.8 h 25 min48€
From Hamburg Hbf night train to MA Hauptbahnhof then line 5 tram to Seegarten.8 h 43 min60€
From Hamburg rideshare to Heidelberg.6 h 46 min28€
From Hamburg drive to Heidelberg.5 h 9 min75€
From Hamburg-Barmbek train to Hamburg airport, fly to Mannheim airport, then line 5 tram to Heidelberg.3 h 10 min241€
From Hamburg-Barmbek train to Hamburg airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.3 h 46 min124€
From Hamburg-Barmbek train to Hamburg airport, fly to Stuttgart airport, train to Stuttgart Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.4 h 8 min101€
From Hamburg-Barmbek train to Hamburg airport, fly to Saarbrucken airport, taxi to St Ingbert, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.5 h 6 min171€
From Hamburg Hbf train to Bremen Hauptbahnhof, line 6 tram to Bremen airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.4 h 47 min179€
From Hamburg-Barmbek train to Hamburg airport, fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden airport, line 285 bus to Baden-Baden, train to Karlsruhe Hbf, then train to Heidelberg.5 h 21 min86€

How long does it take to get from Hamburg to Heidelberg?

It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Hamburg to Heidelberg, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Hamburg and Heidelberg?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Dammtor and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Hamburg and Heidelberg?

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.

Operators from Hamburg to Heidelberg

OperatorPhoneWebsite
German Railways (DB)+49 0180 6 99 66 33German Railways (DB)
S-BahnS-Bahn
FlixBus+49 1807 123 99 123FlixBus
Nightjet+43 51717Nightjet
RNVRNV
BlaBlaCarBlaBlaCar
MHS Aviation GmbHMHS Aviation GmbH
LufthansaLufthansa
KLMKLM
Brussels AirlinesBrussels Airlines
EurowingsEurowings
SwissSwiss
Scandinavian AirlinesScandinavian Airlines
LuxairLuxair
BSAG+49 421 5596-0BSAG
Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund0721 6107-58585Karlsruher Verkehrsverbund