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There are 4 ways to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rothenberg, Sparkasse to Hirschhorn, Bahnhof 54
  2. Take the train from Hirschhorn(Neckar) to Heidelberg-Weststadt/Suedstadt 38230 / ...

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Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rothenberg to Heidelberg 32.5 km

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Bus  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Hirschhorn to Neckargemünd Sev-1
  2. Take the bus from Neckargemünd, Bahnhof to Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz Rnv 35 / ...

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Rothenberg to Heidelberg 32.5 km

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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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
40 min
Layover time:
13 min
Total time:
53 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
47 min
Journey distance:
33 km
Services per week:
40
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:49
Last service departs at:
18:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rothenberg to Heidelberg bus and train schedules

Rothenberg → Heidelberg
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The cheapest way to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 34 min.

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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.

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The distance between Rothenberg and Heidelberg is 19 km. The road distance is 32.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg without a car is to bus and train which takes 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Rothenberg to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Rothenberg to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH, depart from Hirschhorn station.

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Rothenberg to Heidelberg bus services, operated by RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH, arrive at Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rothenberg to Heidelberg is 32 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Rothenberg to Heidelberg.

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  • Distance: 19.4 km
  • Duration: 41 min

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.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hirschhorn(Neckar) to Heidelberg-Weststadt/Suedstadt
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hirschhorn to Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hirschhorn, Bahnhof to Heidelberg, Weststadt/Südstadt
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
Oreg
Phone
+49 6061 979988
Email
info@odenwaldmobil.de
Website
odenwaldmobil.de
Bus from Rothenberg, Sparkasse to Hirschhorn, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Oreg
Omnibus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Oberzent-Rothenberg Sparkasse to Hirschhorn, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
Phone
+49 6281 511 52
Website
rheinneckarbus.de
Bus from Hirschhorn to Neckargemünd
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
Bus from Neckargemünd, Bahnhof to Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Busverkehr Rhein-Neckar GmbH
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Phone
+42 621 465 4444
Email
info@rnv-online.de
Website
rnv-online.de
Bus from Neckargemünd, Bahnhof to Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3
Website
RNV Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Rothenberg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130

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