How to get to Heidelberg

Heidelberg is centrally located in Germany and Europe and easy to reach by train, car bus or plane.

The interactive map of the City of Heidelberg shows you every street including house numbers (see English navigation and than the section "Interactive Citymap" on the right side):

Via Car

Highway A5/A656 (Darmstadt-Karlsruhe/Basel), exit at intersection (Autobahnkreuz) Heidelberg or HD-Schwetzingen.

Via Air

Airport (Flughafen) Frankfurt Rhein-Main (80 km) is within one hour´s reach. Transfer to and from Frankfurt via: Airport Shuttle Service TLS, that brings you to every hotel or address you wish. Individual reservation before your trip. One way 29 €, group reduction.
phone: +49(0)6221-770077, fax: +49(0)6221-770070

Transfer by Lufthansa Airport Bus (0180-5838426, one way 19 €, both ways 35 € - kids 10 € both ways 18 €) It stops - or picks you up at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Heidelberg (Kurfürstenanlage 1-3). Departure from Frankfurt: Terminal 1, arrival area, exit B4 every hour.
Frankfurt Flughafen
Departure:Terminal 1, Arrival (Floor), Exit B4
Arrival: Terminal 1, Departure (Floor), Entrance B4

Transfer by Train
From Frankfurt Airport to Heidelberg, change trains in Mannheim (with ICE or ther trains, approximately 1 hour)

Airport Frankfurt Hahn, used by Ryan Air, is approximately 1,5 hours away. Transport by "BKK Buses": phone 01805 - 225287, 16 € one way .

Airport Mannheim
phone: 0621-419390
fax: 0621-419396-0

Airport Stuttgart
Stuttgarter Flughafen

Public transportation in the Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar

s-Bahn (Express Train) that

Public transportation in Heidelberg

RNV Information booth at the Bismarck Place or in the internet
With the buses you can also make excursions to the surrounding of Heidelberg.


There is a taxi rank outside Heidelberg´s main railway station, the Bismackplatz, Neckarmünzplatz and at the University Square.
phone: +49 (0)6221-302030 or +49(0)6221-19419, day and night.

Moonliner Buses at night

From Friday night to Sunday night or on the eve of public holidays, "Moonliner buses" take you every hour on the hour between 1.00 a.m. and 4.00 a.m. from Bismarckplatz to most parts of Heidelberg. Tell the driver when you wish to get off the bus. The driver will also be glad to call you a taxi.