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

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  2h 9m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf Ice / ...

€22 - €96

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Rideshare  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Würzburg 167.9 km

€7 - €13

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Osterburken 38145 / ...
  2. Take the train from Osterburken to Wuerzburg Hbf Re / ...

€22 - €37

Bus  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg central train station to Neckarsulm station west 009
  2. Take the bus from Neckarsulm station west to Würzburg Main Station 015

€15 - €18

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg 166.1 km

€17 - €26

Heidelberg Station to Würzburg by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg Station and Würzburg is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 209 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Heidelberg Station to Würzburg train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Wuerzburg Hbf. Typically 141 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 34m
Fastest train time:
2h 15m
Trains per week:
141
Cheapest price:
€32
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:02
Last train departs at:
21:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Würzburg train schedules

Trains departing Friday, June 18, 2021

Heidelberg Station → Würzburg
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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg is to rideshare which costs €7 - €13 and takes 2h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg is to drive. Taking this option will cost €17 - €26 and takes 1h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg Station station to Würzburg station. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg central train station and arriving at Würzburg Main Station via Neckarsulm station west. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Wuerzburg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 9m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Würzburg is 102 km. The road distance is 166.1 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 2h 9m and costs €22 - €100.

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg, including transfers.

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Heidelberg Station to Würzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg central train station.

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Heidelberg Station to Würzburg 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 Würzburg is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 2h 9m and costs €22 - €100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €18 and takes 3h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg.
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  • Distance: 101.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg via Neckarsulm station west in around 3h 20m.

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 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
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 Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Osterburken
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osterburken to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Flixtrain
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Osterburken Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Bus
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Osterburken to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Osterburken to Würzburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 central train station to Neckarsulm station west
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Neckarsulm station west to Würzburg Main Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Heidelberg Station to Würzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Würzburg Main Station.

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Heidelberg Station to Würzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Wuerzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Würzburg is 166 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Heidelberg Station to Würzburg.

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

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