There are 6 ways to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg by train, bus, tram, rideshare or car

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Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$57 - $85

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Bus  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Würzburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg 107 / ...

$9 - $20

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Bad Friedrichshall Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Bad Friedrichshall Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Re

$49 - $71

Bus, line 5 tram  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Würzburg to Manheim 43491
  2. Take the line 5 tram from MA Hauptbahnhof to Altes Hallenbad 5

$18 - $21

Rideshare  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Würzburg to Heidelberg 104 miles

$10

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Würzburg to Heidelberg 103.3 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Würzburg to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Würzburg and arriving at Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Würzburg to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Würzburg Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Würzburg and Heidelberg is 100 km. The road distance is 165.2 km.

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The best way to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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

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Würzburg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Würzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 17€ and takes 3 h 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Würzburg to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 62.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Würzburg to Heidelberg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Würzburg to Heidelberg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 3 h 47 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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Bad Friedrichshall Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bad Friedrichshall Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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 Würzburg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Würzburg, Bismarckstrasse to Frankfurt am Main, Hbf. Südseite, Pforzheimer Straße
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Würzburg to Manheim
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Würzburg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Würzburg to Heidelberg is 165 km. It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to drive from Würzburg to Heidelberg.

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There are 542+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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