There are 9 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg by plane, train, bus, night train 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

Fly Zurich to Stuttgart, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$79 - $237

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Heidelberg 007 / ...

$23 - $54

7 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Frankfurt, train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$121 - $306

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$141 - $407

Bus to Stuttgart, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Winterthur to Stuttgart
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$113 - $298

Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$100 - $177

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Winterthur to Mannheim Turin - Gare routière > Milan > Lucerne > Zurich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Francfort-sur-le-Main

$24 - $52

Night train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof Nj 400 / ...

$33 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg 197 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg every 2 hours. Tickets cost $85 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $29
1st Class
$43
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Zürich HB to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Winterthur to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Winterthur to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heidelberg is 218 km. The road distance is 315 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 55 and takes 7 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg is to fly and train which takes 2 h 20 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 300.

Is there a direct train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heidelberg?

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Zürich HB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg?

It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg, including transfers.