There are 6 ways to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train via Stuttgart  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Ire6 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

21€ - 116€

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Rideshare  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the rideshare from Tübingen to Heidelberg 144.3 km

6€ - 10€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Tübingen to Heidelberg

13€ - 16€

Bus via Heidelberg, Betriebshof  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Tübingen to Heidelberg 117 / ...

14€ - 16€

Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof Re10 / ...

24€ - 78€

Drive  •  1h 36m

  1. Drive from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg 146.2 km

17€ - 25€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Tübingen and arriving at Heidelberg, Neckarmünzplatz via Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Heidelberg-Altstadt via Stuttgart Hbf and Heidelberg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Tübingen and Schloß Heidelberg is 102 km. The road distance is 146.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg without a car is to train via Stuttgart which takes 2h 38m and costs 21€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Tübingen station.

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Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg is to train via Stuttgart which takes 2h 38m and costs 21€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 17€ and takes 2h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 101.7 km
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Tübingen, Germany and Schloß Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Heidelberg Hbf, and Heidelberg-Altstadt in around 2h 38m. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Tübingen to Heidelberg twice a week. Tickets cost 9€ - 14€ and the journey takes 2h 20m.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Tübingen Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Tübingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Tuebingen Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Tübingen to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tübingen to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Tübingen to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg is 146 km. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Tübingen to Schloß Heidelberg.

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There are 710+ hotels available in Schloß Heidelberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

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