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Train  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Bacharach Re

€29 - €67

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Bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Mainz central train station N955 / ...

€17 - €66

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Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach 122.7 km

€13 - €20

Heidelberg Station to Bacharach by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg Station and Bacharach is around 1h 56m and covers a distance of around 131 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 38m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, ÖBB Intercity and others, the Heidelberg Station to Bacharach train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Bacharach. Typically 54 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 56m
Fastest train time:
1h 38m
Train distance:
131 km
Trains per week:
54
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:55
Last train departs at:
18:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Bacharach train schedules

Heidelberg Station → Bacharach
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bacharach is 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach is to drive which costs €13 - €20 and takes 1h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach is to drive. Taking this option will cost €13 - €20 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Bacharach via Mainz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Bacharach is 98 km. The road distance is 122.7 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach without a car is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs €28 - €70.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach, including transfers.

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Heidelberg Station to Bacharach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs €28 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €70 and takes 3h 11m.

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Heidelberg Station to Bacharach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bacharach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Bacharach is 123 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach.
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  • Distance: 97.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between Heidelberg Station, Germany and Bacharach, Germany?

You can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Bacharach via Mainz Hbf in around 1h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Mainz central train station once daily. Tickets cost €9 - €11 and the journey takes 2h 4m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mainz Hbf to Bacharach
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Bacharach
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
TRANS REGIO Deutsche Regionalbahn GmbH
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Mainz Hbf to Bacharach
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Mainz central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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