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from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main on 16 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

20:00Heidelberg1h00 21:00Frankfurt am Main
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£41One-way
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20:00Heidelberg1h00 21:00Frankfurt am Main
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£41One-way
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08:40Heidelberg1h00 09:40Frankfurt am Main
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£51One-way
09:40Heidelberg1h10 10:50Frankfurt am Main
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£41One-way
08:07Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof1h02 09:09Frankfurt am Main
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£71One-way

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Fri
15 Oct
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£12Flixbus
Sat
16 Oct
£6FlixTrain
£7Flixbus
Sun
17 Oct
£5FlixTrain
£6Flixbus
Mon
18 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
19 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£7Flixbus
Wed
20 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
21 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
22 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
23 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£6Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
26 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£7Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£7Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£5Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
30 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
31 Oct
£5FlixTrain
£5Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£5FlixTrain
£5Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£5FlixTrain
£6Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 48 miles (78 km) between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main?

You can travel between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg?

The cheapest way from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £4 compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A coach is £12 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main costing on average £16.

What is the fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg?

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is by train with an average journey time of 51 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by coach can take on average 55 min.

How far is Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg?

Frankfurt am Main is approximately 48 miles (78 km) away from Heidelberg.

How many services a day are there between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 51 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and tend to arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Trains mostly depart from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Which travel companies can take me from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can take a coach from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for £4 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can travel by train between Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main tickets for £16 on Omio.
Can I travel directly to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find 51 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Frankfurt am Main as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main?
Many of our customers travelling from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main don't make Frankfurt am Main their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your Heidelberg and Frankfurt am Main trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Frankfurt am Main from Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £4 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £16 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Heidelberg to Frankfurt am Main online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.