How to get from Stuttgart to Heidelberg

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Travel Information to Heidelberg from Stuttgart

distanceDistance48 miles (78 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £16
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 48 miles (78 km) between Stuttgart and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Stuttgart to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Stuttgart to Heidelberg

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 Stuttgart to Heidelberg.

There are 2 ways to travel between Stuttgart and Heidelberg including taking a coach or train.

The cheapest way from Stuttgart to Heidelberg is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £16 from Stuttgart to Heidelberg.

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Stuttgart is by train with an average travel time of 37 min.

There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 55 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 48 miles (78 km) from Stuttgart to Heidelberg.

The average frequency per day from Stuttgart to Heidelberg is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Stuttgart, Obertürkheim Bahnhof and arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Most travellers take a train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Stuttgart to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Heidelberg by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Stuttgart to Heidelberg for £5 on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Stuttgart to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £16.

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

  • You'll find direct train services to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn with around 25 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Heidelberg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Stuttgart to Heidelberg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Stuttgart and Heidelberg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Heidelberg and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Stuttgart to Heidelberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £5 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £16 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Stuttgart to Heidelberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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