Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg

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How much are train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg?

Lowest Price£4.28
Fastest0h 47m
Daily Schedules16
train companies3
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg was £4.54. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £17.65 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Heidelberg is approximately 49.24 miles, or 79.22 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 47 minutes. Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg?

On Sunday trains from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the greatest number of connections between Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg

Typically there are 16 schedules to compare for your trip to Heidelberg. On the route to Heidelberg 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg, usually offering 75 trips per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Heidelberg, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg, which start at £4.28.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg start from £17.07, and on average cost £20.13. Daily there are 75 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and 2 other stations. And in Heidelberg trains arrive at Heidelberg Orthopädie and 3 other train stations.

From Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 1 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Heidelberg faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 78 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £19.36 for a one-way train ticket to Heidelberg.

Power point
Avg. Time
1h 19m
Avg. Price
£20.13

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg start from £17.23, and on average cost £21.07. Daily there are 12 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Heidelberg. DB Intercity-Express in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Central Train Station and one other station. And in Heidelberg trains arrive at Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and 3 other train stations.

From Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 1 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Heidelberg faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 19 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £23.35 for a one-way train ticket to Heidelberg.

WiFi
Meal
Power point
Drink
Avg. Time
1h 18m
Avg. Price
£21.07

FlixTrain

FlixTrain train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg start from £4.28, and on average cost £4.93. Daily there are 1 FlixTrain schedules to Heidelberg. FlixTrain in Frankfurt am Main leaves from Frankfurt Süd Station, And in Heidelberg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg train travel on FlixTrain takes 1 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Heidelberg faster, FlixTrain offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 47 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, FlixTrain offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £5.33 for a one-way train ticket to Heidelberg.

Toilet
WiFi
Films
Snacks
Power point
Air conditioning
Customer Host
Avg. Time
1h 6m
Avg. Price
£4.93

Plan your next adventure

There are 4 different stations that serve train trips to Heidelberg that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Frankfurt am Main are:
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt Süd Station
  • Central Train Station
  • Central Bus Station
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in Heidelberg. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Heidelberg:
  • Heidelberg Orthopädie
  • Heidelberg-Schlierbach/Ziegelhausen
  • Heidelberg-Altstadt
  • Train Station
  • Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen