There are 5 ways to get from Nuremberg to Heidelberg by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg 009

$13 - $22

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Rideshare  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nuremberg to Heidelberg 143.2 miles

$11 - $13

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg ZOB to Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str.

$50 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Heidelberg 141.8 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$110 - $234

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nürnberg ZOB and arriving at Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str.. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Heidelberg is 173 km. The road distance is 227 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Heidelberg without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs .

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The bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Nuremberg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg ZOB station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Heidelberg is to bus which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Nuremberg to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Arriva Stredni Cechy also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Nuremberg to Heidelberg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg ZOB to Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str.
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Nuremberg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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 Nuremberg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Nuremberg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer Str./Emil-Maier-Str. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Heidelberg is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Nuremberg to Heidelberg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Nuremberg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Nuremberg to Heidelberg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 549+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 11 min and costs .

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