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Heilbronn - Frankfurt Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Heilbronn to Frankfurt. Traveling by train from Heilbronn to Frankfurt usually takes around 5 hours and 57 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance71 mi (114 km)
Fastest train5h 57m
Lowest price$62.00
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
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Which train should you take from Heilbronn to Frankfurt?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn15h 57m$62.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Heilbronn to Frankfurt am Main during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Heilbronn to Frankfurt?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Heilbronn to Frankfurt, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Heilbronn to Frankfurt?

The distance between Heilbronn and Frankfurt is approximately 71 miles, or 114 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 57 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Heilbronn to Frankfurt are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Heilbronn at 11:00pm and arrives in Frankfurt around 5 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Heilbronn to Frankfurt?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Frankfurt to Heilbronn. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Heilbronn to Frankfurt for $14.56.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Heilbronn?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Heilbronn.

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

Arrival stations

Frankfurt has one train station.

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