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There are 4 ways to get from Heidelberg to Trier by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Trier, Trier train N36

$11 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Heidelberg to Trier 126.3 miles

$7 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Trier Hbf Re12

$97 - $137

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Trier 125.4 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Trier is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Trier is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Trier, Trier train. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Trier. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Trier Hbf via Mannheim Hbf and Köln, Dom / Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Trier is 153 km. The road distance is 200.6 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Trier without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 9€ - 17€.

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The bus from Heidelberg to Trier, Trier train takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Trier is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 9€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Trier.
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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg to Trier once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Heidelberg to Trier via Mannheim Hbf, Köln Hbf, and Köln, Dom / Hbf in around 6 h 5 min.

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 Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Trier
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Heidelberg to Trier bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trier, Trier train station.

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Heidelberg to Trier train services, operated by Bahn DE, arrive at Trier Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Trier is 201 km. It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to drive from Heidelberg to Trier.

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There are 385+ hotels available in Trier. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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