The A5/A6 motorways connect large areas of the Rhine-Neckar region via exits and connecting trunk roads. The A5/A656 motorways have direct exits to Heidelberg.
Please bear in mind the low-emission zone for cars and buses in Heidelberg:
Vehicles with a red, yellow or green emissions sticker are permitted in the low-emission zones. From January 1, 2013, only vehicles with a green sticker can drive without restrictions within the low-emission zones.
Frankfurt Airport City (around 80 km away)
Transfer: Since 1983, airport shuttle service TLS has been operating a well-established "door-to-door" airport transfer service between the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region and Frankfurt/Main airport. For more information, see http://www.tls-heidelberg.de/en/
Lufthansa Airport Bus: Departure from Terminal 1 outside arrival hall B. Prior reservation recommended. Goes to Crowne Plaza Hotel Heidelberg. For more information, see http://frankfurt-airport-shuttles.de/en/home-2
Train: Trains depart from the long-distance train station opposite Terminal 1. You change in Mannheim to get to Heidelberg. For more information, see www.bahn.de/i/view/USA/en/
Airport Baden-Airpark Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden (around 90 km away)
Transfer: The Baden-Airpark-Express shuttle bus goes to Heidelberg main train station. For more information, see https://www.baden-airpark.de/en/
Stuttgart Airport (around 120 km away)
Transfer: S-Bahn local train direct to Stuttgart main train station. Stuttgart and Heidelberg are part of the Deutsche Bahn ICE and IC/EC network. For more information, see www.bahn.de/i/view/USA/en/
Frankfurt Hahn Airport (around 150 km away)
Transfer: The Hahn Express shuttle bus goes to Heidelberg main train station. For more information, see http://bbk-barbis.de/en/hahn-express/
Long-distance passenger rail transport services (SPFV)
Heidelberg is part of the Deutsche Bahn ICE and IC/EC network.
We recommend you park in Old Town car park P9, P11, P12 or P13.
All parking guidance system data is also available on the internet at http://parken.heidelberg.de/. There, you will find directions for each car park and a lot of other information, which you can print out from a PDF file.