Transportation in Heidelberg


SIU students may purchase a Semester Ticket at SIU (price: 180 €) for 6 months.

With this ticket students may travel with all buses, trams, and certain trains in the Heidelberg area as well as in the Rhein-Neckar region! This includes the cities of Mannheim, Schwetzingen, Kaiserslautern, Speyer, Würzburg and Wissembourg and Lauterbourg in France.

For additional information regarding the Semester Ticket, feel free to use the link mentioned below or contact the University Administrative Assistant.

The nearest airports are located in Frankfurt and Stuttgart. Some airlines offer student discounts. Savings may be up to 50% in connection with the International Student Card, available at Düsentrieb travel agency, Kurfürsten-Anlage 57 near the train station, or from STA Travel, Hauptstr. 139.

The airports can be reached by train, by Airport Shuttle bus behind the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kurfürstenanlage 1-2, or by TLS door-to-door pick-up service.

  • www.vrn.de
    Verkehrsbund Rhein-Neckar – (public transportation – buses, trams, etc.) schedules, individual connections, etc.
  • www.bahn.de
    Deutsche Bahn (public transportation – trains) – schedules, individual connections, etc.
  • www.TLS-heidelberg.de
    Information & reservations for pick-up shuttle service
  • www.Frankfurt-Airport-Shuttles.de
    Information, bus schedule, & reservations for shuttle bus
  • www.flixbus.de
    For long distance travel by bus