How to get to Heidelberg from Dortmund

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from Dortmund to Heidelberg

How to get to Heidelberg from Dortmund by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Dortmund to Heidelberg is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Heidelberg from Dortmund

distanceDistance154 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£11 - £22
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 4 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £22 • 3 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or coach to travel 154 miles from Dortmund to Heidelberg. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Dortmund to Heidelberg.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Dortmund to Heidelberg

Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus will get you from Dortmund to Heidelberg at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Heidelberg from Dortmund. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Dortmund to Heidelberg

      FAQs: Travel to Heidelberg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dortmund to Heidelberg.

      There are 2 options to travel from Dortmund to Heidelberg including taking a train or coach.

      The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Dortmund is by taking a coach, which costs on average £11.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Dortmund to Heidelberg:

      A coach is £12 less than a train with an average ticket price of £22 from Dortmund to Heidelberg.

      The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Dortmund is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 35 min.

      Other travel options to Heidelberg take longer:

      Coach takes on average 4 h 25 min.

      Heidelberg is approximately 154 miles away from Dortmund.

      The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Heidelberg is:

      • 2 coaches a day.
      • Around 12 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Dortmund to Heidelberg as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dortmund to Heidelberg:

      • Most travellers board their coach from Dortmund and arrive in Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Dortmund to Heidelberg depart from Dortmund Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dortmund to Heidelberg:

      • You can travel between Dortmund and Heidelberg by coach with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with FlixBus from Dortmund to Heidelberg.
      • You can travel between Dortmund and Heidelberg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Heidelberg.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Dortmund to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coaches with FlixBus with 2 direct coaches per day.
      • Direct train available with Deutsche Bahn 5 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Heidelberg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Heidelberg from Dortmund.

      Many of our customers travelling from Dortmund to Heidelberg don't make Heidelberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart, either of which you could add to your Dortmund and Heidelberg trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Heidelberg to any of these top destinations today!

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