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There are 4 ways to get from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf 38242 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Hockenheim Re / ...

€7 - €52

3 alternative options

Line 717 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 717 bus from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg K to Hockenheim, Überführungstraße 717

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim 21.4 km

€70 - €90

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim 21.4 km

€2 - €4

Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg Station and Hockenheim is around 45 min and covers a distance of around 39 km. The fastest train normally takes 35 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Abellio and others, the Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Hockenheim. Typically 274 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
45 min
Fastest train time:
35 min
Train distance:
39 km
Trains per week:
274
Cheapest price:
€8
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:14
Last train departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim train schedules

Heidelberg Station → Hockenheim
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hockenheim is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hockenheim is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hockenheim is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim is to drive which costs €2 - €4 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim is to taxi which costs €70 - €90 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg K and arriving at Hockenheim, Überführungstraße. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Hockenheim via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Hockenheim is 13 km. The road distance is 21.4 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs €7 - €55.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim, including transfers.

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Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim bus services, operated by Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH, depart from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg K station.

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Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim is to train which takes 49 min and costs €7 - €55. Alternatively, you can line 717 bus, which costs and takes 51 min.

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  • Distance: 12.7 km
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim via Mannheim Hbf in around 49 min. Alternatively, Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH operates a bus from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg K to Hockenheim, Überführungstraße hourly, and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
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 Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hockenheim
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
Phone
+49 6281 511 52
Website
rheinneckarbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg K to Hockenheim, Überführungstraße
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Taxibetrieb Christa u. Elke Hauk GdbR
Phone
+49 621 626813
Taxi Zentrale Mannheim eG
Phone
+49 0621 218 18
Website
taxi-mannheim.de
Taxi Böhm
Phone
+49 621738561
Website
taxiboehm.com

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Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim bus services, operated by Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH, arrive at Hockenheim, Überführungstraße station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim is 21 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Heidelberg Station to Hockenheim.

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