There are 11 ways to get from Munich to Heidelberg by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

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

$65 - $100

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Heidelberg 208.9 miles

$14 - $23

9 alternative options

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$76 - $115

Bus, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from München Zob to Stuttgart
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$68 - $99

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport N277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Heidelberg N277 / ...

$19 - $33

Night bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg N94

$19 - $35

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Heidelberg 208.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Munich to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$119 - $273

Subway to Munich, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$112 - $279

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Frankfurt (FRA) NUE - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$151 - $288

Fly Munich to Saarbrucken, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Saarbrucken (SCN) MUC - SCN
  2. Take the train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf

$229 - $605

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 19€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Heidelberg is to train which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Munich and Heidelberg is 254 km. The road distance is 333.8 km.

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The train from München Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf takes 2 h 57 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Heidelberg. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Heidelberg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Heidelberg via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport in around 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Munich to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Munich to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
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 München Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from St Ingbert to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München Zob to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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