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Train

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Frankfurt central train station

Drive

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt

Heidelberg Station to Altstadt by train

195 Weekly Trains
50 min Average Duration
€3 Cheapest Price
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Heidelberg Station → Altstadt
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The most affordable way to get from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt is to train, which costs €3 - €5 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt is to drive which costs €14 - €21 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg Post Waypoint and arriving at Frankfurt central train station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 9m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Altstadt is 78 km. The road distance is 88.1 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs €3 - €5.

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The train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Heidelberg Station to Altstadt bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg Post Waypoint station.

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Heidelberg Station to Altstadt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt is to train which takes 50 min and costs €3 - €5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €7 - €35 and takes 1h 14m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt.
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  • Distance: 78.4 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg Station, Germany and Altstadt, Hesse, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €23 - €35 and the journey takes 50 min. Seven other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Frankfurt central train station hourly. Tickets cost €7 - €9 and the journey takes 1h 9m. EuroClub also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Railjet
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
oebb.at
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€26 - €35
1st Class
€50 - €70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer to Frankfurt Main Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
EuroClub

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Heidelberg Station to Altstadt bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt central train station.

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Heidelberg Station to Altstadt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Altstadt is 88 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Heidelberg Station to Altstadt.

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