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Konigstuhl Funicular (Bergbahn)

Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5132609
Review Highlights
Expensive and short ride - good way up to castle

Oddly, if you want to go all the way to the top, there is a senior discount (€4) but if you only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert G
Newberg, Oregon

Took the modern ride halfway up, then the antique wooden carriage up to the top . It was a cold... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kornmarkt, 69115 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 5132609
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oddly, if you want to go all the way to the top, there is a senior discount (€4) but if you only want to go to the 1st stop (the castle) then it is €7 and no discount. There is a large parking garage at...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the modern ride halfway up, then the antique wooden carriage up to the top . It was a cold winter early morning so it was nice meeting some friendly staff operating the train. The person at the ticket office wasn't that friendly though. We...More

Thank Keithlhk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice little funicular ride to the castle. The 7 Euro ticket gets you a round trip on the funicular from the Altstadt to the castle and entrance to the castle. The 12 Euro ticket also lets you go to the top of...More

1  Thank jbg74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the top and it was amazing and we were able to go for a walk in the snow. It was so peaceful and beautiful if a little cold but it was december. Will come back in the summer as there trails up...More

Thank paulinewalsh7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited as part of our Christmas Market weekend. A little waiting at each station but worth it for the views and the walk around the castle.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be aware that if you buy a ticket in the castle you will have to buy another to get to the top lookout area. But the views are worth it and stunning.

Thank Madeline F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went from the castle to the Altstadt only. A good alternative to walking if that gives you trouble. Otherwise, walking gives you more, better and longer views. Spacious stations, well organised waiting. I wish the Altstadt station were (better) signposted.

Thank Vijgeblad
Reviewed December 1, 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed our trip on the funicular today, what a great way to enjoy the snow and scenery.

Thank GOarmywife
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

One must take the ride to the castle and hill top when visiting Heidelberg. The cable car services costs 12 euros resound trio and makes two stops in total - one at the midway (castle), and one at the hill top. One can get cheaper...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Always fun to take a cable train, especially if you go with a historical funicular. The Königstuhl funicular goes very slowly, but at the steepest point the railway has a 43 % gradiënt ! On the top there is a small café with a terrace...More

Thank Globetrotter045
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Fouad H
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Hendrik_NL | Reviewed this property |
As I mentioned in my review, the Kornmarkt/Schloss multistory car park is just round the corner of the funicular base station. and also steps from the Marktplatz, the center of Heidelberg. A visit to the castle is... More
Christine I
May 11, 2017|
Response from Heiko S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, See here for Details: Since TripAdvisor does Not allow to post links I cannot share it here, but there is a timetable on the Homepage.
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Christine I
May 11, 2017|
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Response from Fakhizaa A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think it opens every day