There are 4 ways to get from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg by train, bus, tram or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Rüdesheim(Rhein) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Regional
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ec / ...

$38 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Wiesbaden to Heidelberg 227

$21 - $32

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 5 tram  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Rüdesheim(Rhein) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Mannheim
  3. Take the line 5 tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Seegarten 5

$31 - $94

Drive  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg 76.7 miles

$16 - $24

What companies run services between Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rüdesheim(Rhein) to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
RNV
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Seegarten
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
rnv-online.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Wiesbaden to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rüdesheim am Rhein and Heidelberg is 84 km. The road distance is 123 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg is to drive which takes 1 h 13 min and costs 13€ - 20€.

No, there is no direct train from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Rüdesheim(Rhein) and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Rüdesheim am Rhein to Heidelberg, including transfers.