How to get to Heidelberg from Göttingen

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from Göttingen to Heidelberg

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

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The best way to travel from Göttingen 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 Göttingen

distanceDistance156 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£13 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 4 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £13 • 2 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or coach to travel 156 miles from Göttingen to Heidelberg. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, ferry, flight or train from Göttingen to Heidelberg.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

Find the best route from Göttingen to Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Göttingen to Heidelberg travel.

    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: Göttingen 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 Göttingen to Heidelberg.

      You can get to Heidelberg from Göttingen 2 different ways: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to travel to Heidelberg from Göttingen is a coach with an average price of £11.

      This is compared to other travel options from Göttingen to Heidelberg:

      A coach is less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Göttingen to Heidelberg costing on average.

      Taking a coach costs less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of.

      Taking a coach costs £2 less than taking a train, which costs on average £13 for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Göttingen is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 57 min.

      Other travel options to Heidelberg take longer:

      Coach takes 4 h 20 min on average.

      Heidelberg is approximately 156 miles away from Göttingen.

      The average frequency per day from Göttingen to Heidelberg is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • Around 25 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Göttingen 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 Göttingen to Heidelberg:

      • Most travellers take a coach from Göttingen, ZOB to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Most travellers take a train from Göttingen station to Heidelberg Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Göttingen to Heidelberg:

      • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar for coaches to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Göttingen to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £11.
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, Hessische Landesbahn or FlixTrain for trains to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Göttingen to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £13.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Göttingen to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct coach to Heidelberg with FlixBus with 1 direct coach per day.
      • You can find 4 direct trains per day to take to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

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

      Looking to extend your trip from Göttingen to Heidelberg? Many Omio customers who go from Göttingen to Heidelberg usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart from Heidelberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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