There are 5 ways to get from Trier to Heidelberg by bus, train, night train, rideshare 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

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. N36

$11 - $19

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 19 min

  1. 126.8 miles

$9 - $15

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Re

$52 - $74

Night train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Re

$50 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. 125.6 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Trier, Germany and Heidelberg, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Trier to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Trier to Heidelberg hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 2 h 42 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Trier Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Trier Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trier, Trier train to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Trier to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Trier and Heidelberg is 153 km. The road distance is 201 km.

The cheapest way to get from Trier to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 8€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Trier to Heidelberg is to drive which takes 1 h 51 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Trier Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. This train operates Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trier, Trier train and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

The bus from Trier, Trier train to Heidelberg takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.