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There are 5 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg D to Neuenheim, Kopfklinik Rnv 32 / ...

12€ - 53€

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Bus  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg N3202

7€ - 9€

3 alternative options

Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ice / ...

9€ - 55€

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital 56 km

180€ - 220€

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital 56 km

6€ - 9€

Karlsruhe → Heidelberg University Hospital
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The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital is to drive which costs 6€ - 9€ and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital is to taxi which costs 180€ - 220€ and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Heidelberg University Hospital is 49 km. The road distance is 56 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital without a car is to train and bus which takes 53 min and costs 12€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital, including transfers.

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Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlsruhe station.

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Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital is to train which takes 57 min and costs 9€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 9€ and takes 1h 28m.

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  • Distance: 49.3 km
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Heidelberg University Hospital, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 18€ - 25€ and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg 4 times a week. Tickets cost 7€ - 9€ and the journey takes 1h 5m.

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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Phone
+42 621 465 4444
Email
info@rnv-online.de
Website
rnv-online.de
Bus from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg D to Neuenheim, Kopfklinik
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€
Website
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
180€ - 220€
Taxiunternehmen Pforzheim Balagh Qamar
Phone
+49 7231 4962826
Taxiunternehmen Pforzheim Andreas Niedersetz
Phone
+49 7231 455454
Taxi Ebert Krankenfahrten
Phone
+49 7231 471247

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Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital is 56 km. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg University Hospital.

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