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FlixBus offers affordable journeys from or to Heidelberg starting at £2.99, with prices varying based on your departure location.
You can purchase your coach ticket to Heidelberg using a payment card, Paypal, Google Pay, and others. Once in the payment section, you can see all the available options. If you're having trouble with the payment, check out our help section about payments. You can also pay cash if you buy your ticket on board or at a sales point.
Purchasing a coach ticket from/to Heidelberg is straightforward. You can book online or use the free FlixBus App for the most convenient experience and best deals. On top, you can reserve your preferred seat type seat for your coach journey from/to Heidelberg during the booking process. To pay for your coach ticket from/to Heidelberg, FlixBus accepts several payment methods. You can also offset your carbon emissions by selecting the CO₂ compensation option while booking. Save on accommodation by taking an overnight coach if it suits your schedule.
Heidelberg has 4 coach stops. Visit this page for their map locations.
You don't need to pack light when you're travelling from or to Heidelberg on FlixBus. Your coach ticket includes FREE transportation of one hand luggage (30x42x18 cm, up to 7kg) and one piece of checked luggage (50x80x30 cm, up to 20 kg). For information on extra or special luggage, check this page. Many of our coaches come with bike carriers at the rear or have specialised bike covers. Check out this link for guidelines on taking your bike to Heidelberg and consult this link for bike transportation costs.
On your coach journey from/to Heidelberg, enjoy extra leg space, electrical outlets, and restrooms. Most of our coaches also offer free Wi-Fi. Make sure to bring with you all the devices you might need during your trip, as you will have the possibility to charge them at your seat.
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Heidelberg during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from several categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort, and bed seats- ideal for a relaxing journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
Yes, all FlixBus coaches from/to Heidelberg are equipped for passengers with reduced mobility. We ensure our coaches are as comfortable and accessible as possible for all travellers. Service animals are allowed on board all our coaches travelling from/to Heidelberg. Transport of wheelchairs and other mobility devices is free of charge.
Yes, children under 15 can take advantage of lower fares for coach rides from/to Heidelberg. We calculate the most affordable rate for you, factoring in all available discounts. If a discounted fare is lower than the child fare, the same price will be applied. For more details, please read our child travel and seating policy. Foldable strollers can be taken on the coach from/to Heidelberg free of charge.
If you booked your ticket online to Heidelberg, you should have received a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code that serves as your ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. There is no need to print the ticket, you can show the digital version to the driver, and you're ready to board.
If plans change, you can modify or cancel your coach ticket from/to Heidelberg up to 15 minutes before departure. Visit our cancellation policy and modification guide for more details.

Things to do in Heidelberg

About Heidelberg

Heidelberg is known for being one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. The idyllic river setting in which it lies, is an exquisite landscape enjoyed by locals and tourists alike. Heidelberg is the fifth-largest town in Baden-Württemberg with a population of roughly 150,000. This makes for a quaint city and a popular holiday destination. Heidelberg also boasts one of the best climates in the country which only complements the beautiful scenery further. This vibrant city is made up of 15 different neighbourhoods that all offer something different, creating a truly unique and warm atmosphere. This compact city has something for everyone and is definitely worth a visit! The city is geared towards hosting events, both German and international, throughout the whole year. So you can almost be guaranteed something will be on the moment you step off your bus.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Visit the Heidelberg Castle Festival in the summer and enjoy an open-air theatre performance or concert. The castle itself is also magnificent and is a beautiful mix of the Gothic and Renaissance styles. There are many of these historical churches scattered throughout Heidelberg and are definitely worth visiting if you’re looking for an insight into German history. There is a host of renowned museums in Heidelberg to further whet this appetite should you have it. The Carl Bosch Museum and the Documentation and Culture Centre of German Sinti and Roma showcase some of the most genuine aspects of German history that one can experience. You should also have a look around the SRH Hochschule as it is one of the oldest and largest private universities in Germany. If you’re planning your bus trip for the winter months, make sure its November. Every year in November the International Filmfestival of Mannheim-Heidelberg takes place here. Perhaps you’ll love it so much you’ll even come back one month later for the spectacular Christmas markets.

Heidelberg: Culture & History

Heidelberg is traditionally known for being a city of romance. This emanated from the various poets that took part in the movement against classical and realistic literature around the Age of Enlightenment. Take a stroll on the Philosophers’ Walk, a beautiful walkway overlooking the whole city, and gain an insight into this era of intrigue. Fast forward to more modern times, this element of romanticism remained in the heart of the city. “I Lost My Heart in Heidelberg” was a major hit and was the source of much inspiration in the art world whilst becoming the theme song of Heidelberg. The city has also developed like any other in Europe, boasting excellent shopping opportunities and many other modern luxuries. Take a bus to the Paris of Germany and explore Heidelberg!

Nightlife in Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a university city. You know what that means - there’s loads of bars, clubs, discos and pubs! Happy Hours are also very popular in Heidelberg and students can enjoy a night out without spending a ton of cash. Heidelberg was ranked amongst the Top 15 University cities in Germany and is a guaranteed good night out. This city also has a lot to offer those who just want to take it easy. Heidelberg is home to some truly lovely restaurants and late night cafes. The theatre also stages many of their performances at night! So there really is something for everyone in Heidelberg.

Coaches from/to Heidelberg

Find the most affordable coaches to Heidelberg

With FlixBus, it’s easy to travel to Heidelberg, as 128 rides are available starting from only £2.99 depending on the departure city, date and time. Also, Heidelberg has 3 FlixBus bus stops, so reaching the city center is pretty simple. Booking a coach ticket to Heidelberg is effortless: you can book on our website or through the FlixBus App. If you prefer paying cash or if you're a last-minute traveller, you can also get your ticket at our shops or aboard the FlixBus. Booking in advance with our app guarantees the lowest fares, and you get your ticket digitally in the app, so you don't have to print your ticket before hopping onboard, sitting back, relaxing and enjoying a comfortable ride to Heidelberg!

Why travel to Heidelberg with FlixBus

You can get to Heidelberg from 128 different cities, and when it’s time to move on, there are as many connection from Heidelberg to other destinations. No matter the journey, coach travel is always a better and more sustainable choice than other means of transportation (on a person/km basis, travelling by bus is more environmental-friendly than driving, flying and, in certain countries, even going by train). Plus, when you ride with FlixBus, you can offset your CO₂ emissions by clicking the CO₂ compensation box when you book your ticket, helping the planet and supporting us towards our sustainability goals! You can get your ticket at one of our service desks and pay cash or with a payment card. You can also book it on our website or our FlixBus app with a credit card, PayPal or Google Pay if you're a more digital person. Then you can look forward to enjoying our onboard services including free Wi-Fi, plenty of legroom, comfortable seats and power outlets.

Onboard services

Reserve a seat when you book your FlixBus ticket to Heidelberg online or in the app. Whether you want peace and quiet or to sit close to your friends, we've got seat reservation options that suit everyone. Choose a classic seat or a table seat if you need a little extra space to work or relax. You can also go for a panorama seat at the front of the bus for a great view or book a spare seat next to yours and enjoy that extra space. There's no need to worry about what to pack when you travel with FlixBus, as we offer hand luggage and check-in luggage to every traveller. After stowing your luggage, head to your seat and enjoy our onboard services, including free Wi-Fi on most buses. All our buses have toilets and power outlets.


Onboard services are subject to availability