ARRIVAL & PARKING
Heidelberg Castle is located just above the town and very can be easlily reached by funicular.
On way street uphill to castle is closed for public on weekends.
49° 24' 38.232" N 8° 42' 55.112" E
Ride by lower funicular is included in castle tickets. Timetable
Lower funicular: Kornmarkt - Castle - Molkenkur takes about 3 min.
Exit funicular building torwards castle, main entrance is located at same level (no steps) about 100 m on left.
Visitor center with cash counter and souvenir shop is located on your right in a fairly new sandstone building.
On foot - use "Kurzer Buckel"
Path leads from "Kornmarkt" (funicular railway station), left of funicular building follow path steeply uphill, use steps uphill at your the right, end close to main entrance with ticket office, about 300 steps
On foot - use "Burgweg"
Path leads from "Kornmarkt" (funicular railway station), left of funicular building follow path steeply uphill, keep left, end at side entrance with ticket office, dictance about 400.
By public transportation:
From main station Heidelberg take bus n°33 exit cable car station "Bergbahn/Schloss", about 20min, use funicular to castle and exit "Schloss"
From S-Bahnhof Heidelberg Altstadt/Karlstor about 10 min by foot to Funicular Station Bergbahn/Kornmarkt, use funicular to castle and exit "Schloss".
On way street uphill to castle is closed for public on weekends. We recommend the use of the funicular.
Parking in town, P12 (Parkhaus Kornmarkt/ Bergbahnstation) P13 (Parkhaus Rathaus)
Please note there is no public parking close to the castle. A few parking spots with opbligatory parking fee are available about 500m from the main entrance of the castle. Located further uphill of the garden area.
Parking for disabled
Just in front of the funicular station castel (Schloss) are two spots. Visitor center / cash counter is located on the same level, about 100 m.
All available parking garages can be viewed online at
Road is closed for all coaches. Valid permission is required prior arrival. Please contact reiseshop-heidelberg.de at early stage.
Obtainable by contacting – www.reiseshop-heidelberg.de or via E-Mail at park(at)reiseshop-heidelberg.de.
Castle ticket is mandatory.
Guest my exit the coach at public exit point at "Neckarmünzplatz" in town. From there it is about 7 min by foot along pedestrian area of downtown Heidelberg.