The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main will cost around £ 20 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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Of the 102 trains that leave Heidelberg for Frankfurt am Main every day 41 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 79 km distance in an average of 1 h 16 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 51 m .
The slowest trains will take 1 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||48 miles (78 km)|
|Average train duration||54 min|
|Average train ticket price||£14 (€16)|
|Train frequency||51 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 51 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main cover the 48 miles (78 km) long trip taking on average 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
For as little as £6 you can travel by train from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
Find your perfect route from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main by DB is 48 miles (78 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main is £16.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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When departing from Heidelberg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your trip in train stations like Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers book a train from Heidelberg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Frankfurt am Main most often arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from this train station to the city centre.
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