There are 4 ways to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg by bus, train, taxi or car
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Bus, train • 41 min
Taxi • 34 min
2 alternative options
Bus • 1h 34m
Drive • 34 min
Rothenberg to Heidelberg by bus and train
The journey time between Rothenberg and Heidelberg is around 53 min and covers a distance of around 33 km. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. The fastest journey normally takes 47 min. Operated by Oreg, Omnibus, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Rothenberg to Heidelberg service departs from Rothenberg, Sparkasse and arrives in Heidelberg-Weststadt/Suedstadt. Typically 40 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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First and last service
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Rothenberg to Heidelberg bus and train schedules
Departing Friday, September 17, 2021
Departing Monday, September 20, 2021
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Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 34 min.
The quickest way to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 34 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Rothenberg to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Rothenberg, Sparkasse and arriving at Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz via Hirschhorn and Neckargemünd, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.
The distance between Rothenberg and Heidelberg is 19 km. The road distance is 32.5 km.
The best way to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg without a car is to bus and train which takes 41 min and costs .
It takes approximately 41 min to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg, including transfers.
Rothenberg to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH, depart from Hirschhorn station.
Rothenberg to Heidelberg bus services, operated by RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH, arrive at Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz station.
Yes, the driving distance between Rothenberg to Heidelberg is 32 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Rothenberg to Heidelberg.
There are 739+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at €87 per night.
What companies run services between Rothenberg, Hesse, Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?
You can take a bus from Rothenberg to Heidelberg via Hirschhorn, Neckargemünd, and Neckargemünd, Bahnhof in around 1h 34m.
Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.
Train from Hirschhorn(Neckar) to Heidelberg-Weststadt/Suedstadt
- Ave. Duration
- 24 min
- Estimated price
- €4 - €7
- Ave. Duration
- 34 min
- Estimated price
- €100 - €130
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