How to get to Heidelberg from Ulm

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from Ulm to Heidelberg

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

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

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Travel Information from Ulm to Heidelberg

distanceDistance91 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£9 - £13
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £13 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or coach to travel 91 miles from Ulm 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 Ulm to Heidelberg.

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Deutsche Bahn

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

Travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel to Heidelberg from Ulm at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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 Ulm 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: Ulm 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 Ulm to Heidelberg.

      There are 2 travel options from Ulm to Heidelberg: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to travel from Ulm to Heidelberg is a coach with an average price of £9.

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

      A coach is £4 less than a train with an average ticket price of £13 from Ulm to Heidelberg.

      The quickest way to travel to Heidelberg from Ulm is by train, which takes on average 1 h 42 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 3 h 5 min.

      You should expect to travel around 91 miles from Ulm to Heidelberg.

      The average frequency per day from Ulm to Heidelberg is:

      • 5 trains per day.

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

      • Most travellers take a coach from Ulm, ZOB to Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Most travellers catch their train from Ulm Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

      • You can go to Heidelberg from Ulm by coach with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with FlixBus from Ulm to Heidelberg on Omio.
      • You can travel between Ulm and Heidelberg by train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB | Railjet or ÖBB | InterCity. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £13 with Deutsche Bahn from Ulm to Heidelberg.

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

      • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Railjet with 4 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 from Ulm to Heidelberg.

      Many of our customers travelling from Ulm 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 Ulm 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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