How to get to Heidelberg from Zurich

Wed, 22 May
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from Zurich to Heidelberg

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

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

Deutsche Bahn
19:593h45
Zürich Hbf
23:44Heidelberg Hbf
£371One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
19:593h45
Zürich Hbf
23:44Heidelberg Hbf
£371One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Lufthansa
11:201h00
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
12:20Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
£8931One-way
0 changes
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
20:594h05
Zürich Hbf
01:04Heidelberg Hbf
£571One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:594h13
Zürich Hbf
15:12Heidelberg Hbf
£791One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
13:593h35
Zürich Hbf
17:34Heidelberg Hbf
£751One-way
1 change
FlixBus
11:5013h10
Zurich
01:00Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof
£421One-way
1 change
Air Serbia
09:3010h05
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
19:35Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
£2781One-way
1 change
Air Serbia
20:4512h20
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
09:05Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
£2781One-way
1 change
Air Serbia
09:3023h35
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
09:05Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
£2781One-way
1 change

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Travel Information between Zurich and Heidelberg

distanceDistance141 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£12 - £85
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £85 • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 141 miles to Heidelberg from Zurich. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Zurich to Heidelberg.

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Deutsche Bahn, Lufthansa and FlixBus will get you to Heidelberg from Zurich 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 (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 Zurich to Heidelberg travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Heidelberg from Zurich and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Zurich 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 Zurich to Heidelberg.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Zurich to Heidelberg: train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Heidelberg is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £12 compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

        Taking a coach costs £74 less than taking a flight, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

        A coach is £6 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Zurich to Heidelberg costing on average £18.

        The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Heidelberg is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 20 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Coach takes on average 5 h 10 min.

        Getting to Heidelberg by train takes 3 h 42 min on average.

        The distance from Zurich to Heidelberg is approximately 141 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Zurich to Heidelberg is:

        • Around 5 coaches per day.
        • 4 trains a day.

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Zurich to Heidelberg:

        • Coaches mostly leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
        • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Zurich to Heidelberg:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus to go to Heidelberg by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Zurich to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £12.
        • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Heidelberg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Zurich to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £285.
        • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Heidelberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Heidelberg for £18 on Omio.

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

        • You can find 5 direct coaches per day to take to Heidelberg with FlixBus.

        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 route.

        Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Heidelberg often also extend their holiday to go to Frankfurt am Main, Paris, Munich, Berlin or Stuttgart. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Heidelberg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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