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

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$24 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Mainz to Heidelberg 57.1 miles

$5

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Mainz to Heidelberg 227

$5 - $10

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Mainz to Heidelberg 55.6 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mainz and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Mainz and Heidelberg is 71 km. The road distance is 88.9 km.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs 21€ - 30€.

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The train from Mainz Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf takes 52 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Mainz to Heidelberg is to train which takes 52 min and costs 21€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 1 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 44.1 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mainz to Heidelberg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mainz to Heidelberg twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mainz to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mainz to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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