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There are 5 ways to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg by bus, train, night bus, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Airpark Terminal to Rastatt Bahnhof X34 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$31 - $45

Cheapest option

Line 285 bus, night bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 285 bus from Airpark Terminal to Baden-Baden Bahnhof 285
  2. Take the night bus from Baden-Baden to Heidelberg N14

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Line 285 bus, train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the line 285 bus from Airpark Terminal to Baden-Baden Bahnhof 285
  2. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$35 - $52

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg 57.9 miles

$12 - $18

Shuttle  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport to Heidelberg Hahn Express

$25 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg is to line 285 bus and night bus which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Airpark Terminal and arriving at Heidelberg via Baden-Baden. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) and Heidelberg is 83 km. The road distance is 92.6 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs 26€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Stadtwerke Baden-Baden, depart from Airpark Terminal station.

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Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg is 93 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 51.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB), Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg. However, you can take the bus to Rastatt Bahnhof, take the walk to Rastatt, take the train to Karlsruhe Hbf, then take the train to Heidelberg Hbf. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Heidelberg via Baden-Baden Bahnhof, Baden-Baden, and Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 10 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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Baden-Baden to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Bus operators
Sweg
Phone
07821/9960770
Email
info@sweg.de
Website
sweg.de
Bus from Airpark Terminal to Rastatt Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sweg.de
Stadtwerke Baden-Baden
Phone
+49 7221 2770
Website
stadtwerke-baden-baden.de
Bus from Airpark Terminal to Baden-Baden Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stadtwerke-baden-baden.de
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
Night bus from Baden-Baden to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Holger Tours
Phone
06204 6082400
Email
info@holger-tours.de
Website
holger-tours.de
Shuttle from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
holger-tours.de

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