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There are 5 ways to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Marburg

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg, Hbf to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Marburg central train station

Drive

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Marburg
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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg is to rideshare which costs €5 - €11 and takes 2h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg is to drive which costs €19 - €29 and takes 1h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg Station to Marburg station. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg, Hbf and arriving at Marburg central train station via Frankfurt central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Marburg(Lahn). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 3m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Marburg is 156 km. The road distance is 174.1 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 1h 54m and costs €29 - €120.

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It takes approximately 1h 54m to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg, including transfers.

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Heidelberg Station to Marburg bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Heidelberg, Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 1h 54m and costs €29 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Marburg.
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  • Distance: 156.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 54m

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Marburg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 1h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg Station to Marburg via Frankfurt and Frankfurt central train station in around 3h 55m.

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 Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Marburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Marburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Bahn DE
Train from Frankfurt to Marburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Bahn DE
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Marburg(Lahn)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Heidelberg, Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Marburg central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Marburg
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Heidelberg Station to Marburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Marburg(Lahn) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Marburg is 174 km. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from Heidelberg Station to Marburg.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Heidelberg Station and Marburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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