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There are 5 ways to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  2h 38m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Frankfurt (FRA) MUC - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

83€ - 276€

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Bus  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg 027

34€ - 38€

3 alternative options

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  3h

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

114€ - 416€

Train  •  5h 2m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ec / ...

45€ - 112€

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University 349.9 km

35€ - 60€

Munich Airport (MUC) → Heidelberg University
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The cheapest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 2h 38m.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Heidelberg University is 254 km. The road distance is 349.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University without a car is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs 45€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University is to train which takes 5h 2m and costs 45€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University is 350 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Heidelberg University.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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  • Distance: 253.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC), Germany and Heidelberg University, Germany?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Muenchen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf 5 times a day. Tickets cost 60€ - 85€ and the journey takes 2h 57m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost 19€ - 23€ and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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