There are 4 ways to get from Strasbourg 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.

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Train  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$33 - $60

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg 108

$8 - $65

2 alternative options

Bus, line 5 tram  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the line 5 tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Altes Hallenbad 5

$46 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Heidelberg 85.2 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Heidelberg is 115 km. The road distance is 136.3 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs 27€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Strasbourg to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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Strasbourg to Heidelberg train services, operated by TGV, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Heidelberg is to train which takes 2 h 8 min and costs 27€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 71.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 8 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Heidelberg via Karlsruhe Hbf in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Eurolines FR also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
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 Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bahn.de
RNV
Website
rnv-online.de
Tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Altes Hallenbad
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
rnv-online.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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Strasbourg to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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