There are 4 ways to get from Trier to Heidelberg by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Trier, Trier train to Heidelberg N36

$11 - $19

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Rideshare  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Trier to Heidelberg 126.8 miles

$9 - $15

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Koblenz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic

$44 - $64

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Trier to Heidelberg 125.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Trier to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 19 min.

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

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Trier to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Trier, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Koblenz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

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The distance between Trier and Heidelberg is 153 km. The road distance is 200.9 km.

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The best way to get from Trier to Heidelberg without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 9€ - 17€.

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

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

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Trier to Heidelberg train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), depart from Trier, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Trier to Heidelberg is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs 9€ - 17€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Trier to Heidelberg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heidelberg station.

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Trier to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Trier to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

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, you can take a train from Trier to Heidelberg via Koblenz Hbf in around 4 h 11 min.

Train operators
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 Koblenz Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.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 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

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
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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