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There are 5 ways to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station by bus, train, night bus or car

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Bus via Heidelberg Post Waypoint  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg 108

€9 - €12

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Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Strasbourg 108

€9 - €12

Train  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

€33 - €87

Train, night bus  •  2h 42m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg Munich - Bus station > Stuttgart - Airport > Karlsruhe > Pont de l'Europe - Allemagne > Pont de l'Europe - France > Strasbourg > Metz > Reims > Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine

€16 - €60

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station 132.7 km

€14 - €22

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  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican
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  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Strasbourg Bus Station is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Strasbourg Bus Station is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Strasbourg Bus Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Yes, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station is to bus via Heidelberg Post Waypoint, which costs €9 - €12 and takes 2h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station is to drive which costs €14 - €22 and takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg Post Waypoint and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Etoile Bourse via Karlsruhe Hbf and Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Strasbourg Bus Station is 114 km. The road distance is 132.7 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station without a car is to bus via Heidelberg Post Waypoint which takes 2h 9m and costs €9 - €12.

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The bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg takes 2h 4m including transfers and departs six times a week.

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

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station 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 Strasbourg Bus Station is to bus via Heidelberg Post Waypoint which takes 2h 9m and costs €9 - €12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €30 - €90 and takes 2h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station.
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  • Distance: 114.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

What companies run services between Heidelberg Station, Germany and Strasbourg Bus Station, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg 6 times a week. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 2h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, and Gare Centrale in around 2h 29m.

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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station is 133 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg Bus Station.

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