There are 6 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg by train, bus, tram, night train, car or rideshare

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...

$30 - $47

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg N36

$4 - $8

4 alternative options

Train, line 5 tram  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the line 5 tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Seegarten 5

$24 - $37

Night train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the night train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Re

$24 - $35

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg 54 miles

$11 - $17

Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg 54.4 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 51 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Heidelberg is 67 km. The road distance is 86.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. This train operates Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $30 and the journey takes 45 min. TGV also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
RNV
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Seegarten
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
rnv-online.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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