There are 5 ways to get from Heidelberg to Bavaria by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$59 - $116

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Rideshare  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Munich 209.6 miles

$14 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 027 / ...

$20 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Munich 209.4 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE

$110 - $235

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Bavaria. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at München Hbf via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Bavaria is 204 km. The road distance is 335.1 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Bavaria without a car is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Heidelberg to Bavaria, including transfers.

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Heidelberg to Bavaria bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg station.

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Heidelberg to Bavaria train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Bavaria is to train which takes 4 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Heidelberg to Bavaria bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Bavaria.
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  • Distance: 127.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Bavaria, Germany?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Munich via Stuttgart Hbf in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Heidelberg to Bavaria train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Bavaria is 335 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Heidelberg to Bavaria.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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Book your Heidelberg to Bavaria bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 144+ hotels available in Bavaria. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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

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