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Trains Frankfurt to Heidelberg: Times, Prices and Tickets

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$ 5.12

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From $ 7.17
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2 Days

From $ 6.15

Your journey from Frankfurt to Heidelberg with Virail

What's the best way to get from Frankfurt to Heidelberg? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Frankfurt to Heidelberg, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Frankfurt to Heidelberg?

On average, a train ticket from Frankfurt to Heidelberg will cost you $ 22.24. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $ 5.12. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Frankfurt to Heidelberg by train

Best price $ 5.12
Journey duration 1 h 21 min
Connections per day 289
First departure 12:30
Last departure 00:50
Distance 49 mi
Departure Frankfurt
Arrival Heidelberg
Carriers Bahn, Bahn_old, SNCF, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, SBB, Saveatrain

Ticket price Frankfurt - Heidelberg every day

$ 12.31
$ 10.25
$ 4.11
$ 7.17
$ 8.20
$ 4.11
In 2 days
$ 5.12
$ 6.15
In 3 days
$ 6.15
$ 7.17
$ 4.11
In 4 days
In 5 days
In 6 days
$ 6.15
$ 6.15
$ 5.13

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 5.12
Maximum price
$ 60.86

Frankfurt - Heidelberg


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 6

Thursday, October 6th 2022
Frankfurt Süd station (FlixTrain) - Heidelberg central station (FlixTrain)
3:35pm - 4:35pm
CO2: 0.23kg
By Bus

$ 7

Thursday, October 6th 2022
Frankfurt central station - Heidelberg
11:10am - 12:20pm
1h 10min
CO2: 2.77kg

How long is the journey from Frankfurt to Heidelberg by train?

In order to get from Frankfurt to Heidelberg faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Frankfurt and Heidelberg will complete the journey in 42 min. On average, it will take you about 1 h 22 min to travel the 49 mi between Frankfurt and Heidelberg.

At what time of the day can I travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg?

The first departure of the night from Frankfurt to Heidelberg leaves at 02:07, while the last journey sets out at 00:50. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Frankfurt and Heidelberg. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg?

You can depart from Frankfurt at stations such as Frankfurt(Main)Süd, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Leipzig Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt Airport, Frankfurt(Main)West, Francoforte Stazione Süd (FlixTrain), Francoforte Aeroporto Fernbahnhof (FlixTrain), Frankfurt Süd station (FlixTrain) and Frankfurt(M)Ostendstraße. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Heidelberg at the following stations: Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg, Heidelberg Stazione centrale (FlixTrain) and Heidelberg Central Station (train). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Frankfurt and Heidelberg. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Frankfurt to Heidelberg are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg using companies such as Bahn, SNCF, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, SBB and Saveatrain. Combined, these providers offer an average of 278 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 338 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Frankfurt to Heidelberg using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 26 direct connections from Frankfurt to Heidelberg each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 252 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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