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There are 6 ways to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Goettingen Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Bad Gandersheim Rb82

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Train via Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen 20 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Bad Gandersheim Rb82

Bus  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Göttingen central bus station N14

Night train, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Heidelberg Hbf to Goettingen Nj
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Bad Gandersheim Rb82

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim 355.2 km

Train, fly  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hannover (HAJ) FRA - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Kreiensen

Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg and Bad Gandersheim is around 4h 56m and covers a distance of around 363 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Flixtrain and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Bad Gandersheim. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

56 Weekly Trains
4h 56m Average Duration
€25 Cheapest Price
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Heidelberg → Bad Gandersheim
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bad Gandersheim is 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim is to bus which costs €27 - €50 and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Bad Gandersheim via Göttingen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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It is 290 km from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim. It is approximately 355.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim without a car is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs €25 - €95.

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It takes approximately 4h 56m to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim is to train which takes 4h 56m and costs €25 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €27 - €50 and takes 7h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Bad Gandersheim station.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim.
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  • Distance: 289.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 56m

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Bad Gandersheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim via Göttingen in around 4h 56m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Göttingen central bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €18 - €22 and the journey takes 5h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hannover
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
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 Goettingen
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Kreiensen
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg central station to Göttingen station
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Flixtrain
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Göttingen to Bad Gandersheim
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Heidelberg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
Nightjet
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kreiensen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
metronom
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg Pre Waypoint to Göttingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €22
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.
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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim is 355 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Heidelberg to Bad Gandersheim.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hannover Airport.

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