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Train Information between London and Heidelberg

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Heidelberg cover the 412 miles (665 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from London, United Kingdom to Heidelberg, Germany?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Heidelberg from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Heidelberg, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Heidelberg to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Heidelberg?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 26/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Heidelberg to London train here.

What is the distance from London to Heidelberg via train?
The train distance from London to Heidelberg is around 412 miles (665 km).
How many hours does it take from London to Heidelberg by train?
The train time between London and Heidelberg is on average 9 h 4 min  for the 412 miles (665 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Heidelberg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Heidelberg?

There are a few train stations in London to start your route from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Heidelberg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Where do I find the London train station to Heidelberg? Where is the Heidelberg train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Heidelberg.

Which train providers can get me from London to Heidelberg?
For the route from London to Heidelberg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from London to Heidelberg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between London and Heidelberg?
The average number of trains departing London for Heidelberg is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Heidelberg
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Heidelberg.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar