Cologne to Heidelberg train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Heidelberg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:533h01
Cologne Hbf
11:54Heidelberg Hbf
£551One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:173h06
Cologne Hbf
11:23Heidelberg Hbf
£551One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:551h50
Cologne Hbf
10:45Heidelberg Hbf
£791One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:112h06
Cologne Messe/Deutz
11:17Heidelberg Hbf
£921One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:241h59
Cologne Hbf
10:23Heidelberg Hbf
£1011One-way
2 changes

Train timetableCologne to Heidelberg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Deutsche Bahn
08:173h06
Cologne Hbf
11:23Heidelberg Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:241h59
Cologne Hbf
10:23Heidelberg Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:533h01
Cologne Hbf
11:54Heidelberg Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:551h50
Cologne Hbf
10:45Heidelberg Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:112h06
Cologne Messe/Deutz
11:17Heidelberg Hbf
1 change

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Train times from Cologne to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 24 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

210 km

To travel from Cologne to Heidelberg you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:551h50
Cologne Hbf
10:45Heidelberg Hbf
£791One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:241h59
Cologne Hbf
10:23Heidelberg Hbf
£1011One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:112h06
Cologne Messe/Deutz
11:17Heidelberg Hbf
£921One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:533h01
Cologne Hbf
11:54Heidelberg Hbf
£551One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:173h06
Cologne Hbf
11:23Heidelberg Hbf
£551One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Heidelberg

distanceDistance130 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£46 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Heidelberg cover the 130 miles long route taking on average 1 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Heidelberg

You can travel by train between Cologne and Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Cologne and Heidelberg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

Train information from Cologne to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • Cheapest Price: £13
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 24 a day

FAQs: Cologne to Heidelberg train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Heidelberg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Heidelberg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Heidelberg can start from as little as £12 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Heidelberg is £46; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cologne to Heidelberg train travel time is 1 h 49 min   for the 130 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Heidelberg leaves at 07: 17. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Heidelberg leaves at 17: 53.
There are 24 trains a day from Cologne to Heidelberg which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Cologne to Heidelberg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Heidelberg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Heidelberg from Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your route in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt station and Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Heidelberg Hbf, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cologne to Heidelberg is August.
You have options as you can travel between Cologne and Heidelberg 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Heidelberg

Cologne
Heidelberg
Cologne Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Heidelberg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne/Bonn FlughafenShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne SüdShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-EhrenfeldATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne HansaringATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne MülheimShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-NippesParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne TrimbornstrATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-BuchforstParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne Geldernstr. /ParkgürtelATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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