Timetable funicular railways - winter

(applies from 8th October 2018 to 18th April 2019)  

+++ Please note +++
Currently, the Heidelberg cable cars are not expected to be operational until April 7, 2019, due to a major turnaround.

A bus replacement runs every 30 minutes via the Kornmarkt to the castle, to the Molkenkur and back again. All travel times in the overview can be found here.


UpFirst departure Last departure
Lower funicular:
from Kornmarkt 9.00 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.10 p.m.
to Castle  9.02 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.12 p.m.
from Castle  9.03 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.13 p.m.
to Molkenkur 9.05 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.15 p.m.

Upper funicular:
from Molkenkur 9.08 a.m. Every 20 minutes 5.18 p.m.
to Königstuhl 9.17 a.m. Every 20 minutes 5.27 p.m.

DownFirst departureLast departure
Upper funicular:
from Königstuhl 9.08 a.m. Every 20 minutes 5.28 p.m.
to Molkenkur 9.17 a.m.* Every 20 minutes 5.37 p.m.

Lower funicular:
from Molkenkur 9.00 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.40 p.m.
to Castle 9.02 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.42 p.m.
from Castle 9.03 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.43 p.m.
to Kornmarkt 9.05 a.m. Every 10 minutes 5.45 p.m.

* Next train from Molkenkur: 9.20 a.m.

The lower funicular is adapted to accommodate people with disabilities as far as Molkenkur station. However the historical upper funicular has stairs to be negotiated. You can find more tips for wheelchair users and visitors with pushchairs in our information about the journey.

Special trips
If possible we will arrange special trips outside of normal operating hours. You can request these by calling us on +49 (0)6221/513-2150 or visit info@swhd.de.

Order tickets online

Have your tickets put by at the ticket office. Simply pick them up, jump aboard, relax and enjoy.

How to get to the furnicular railways:

Take the bus no. 33 from Bismarckplatz to the Kornmarkt valley station (Station "Rathaus/Bergbahn").

Fares and timetable at a glance


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