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

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Train  •  13 min

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

$12 - $17

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Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Manheim to Heidelberg

$1 - $2

4 alternative options

Line 5 tram  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Marktplatz to Altes Hallenbad 5

$5 - $8

Rideshare  •  35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Mannheim to Heidelberg 12.7 miles

$2

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mannheim to Heidelberg 12.3 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Mannheim to Heidelberg 12.3 miles

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Mannheim to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mannheim to Heidelberg is to train which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manheim and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mannheim Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The distance between Mannheim and Heidelberg is 19 km. The road distance is 19.6 km.

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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The train from Mannheim Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Mannheim to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, depart from Manheim station.

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

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The best way to get from Mannheim to Heidelberg is to train which takes 13 min and costs 10€ - 15€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Mannheim to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 11.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Mannheim to Heidelberg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, Arriva Stredni Cechy operates a bus from Mannheim to Heidelberg twice daily. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 28 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice a week.

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 Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
bahn.de
RNV
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from Marktplatz to Altes Hallenbad
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rnv-online.de
Bus operators
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Manheim to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Mannheim to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Mannheim to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Taxi Mannheim 2 18 18 eG
Phone
+49 621/21818
Website
taxi-mannheim.de
Taxi Mannheim
Phone
+49 621/444044
Website
taximannheim.de

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Mannheim to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Arriva Stredni Cechy, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Mannheim to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mannheim to Heidelberg is 20 km. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Mannheim to Heidelberg.

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

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