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Overview: Train from London to Heidelberg

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Heidelberg cover the 412 miles (665 km) long route taking on average 11 h 33 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains London to Heidelberg

Find the best route from London to Heidelberg with Omio's train partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your London to Heidelberg train.

Train information from London to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 33 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets to Heidelberg from London and when travelling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from London to Heidelberg

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between London and Heidelberg?

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:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 20/05/2022. 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: Fully open

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

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully 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?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 20/05/2022. 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 by train?

The London to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 412 miles (665 km).

What is the average London to Heidelberg train duration?

On average the London to Heidelberg train time is 11 h 33 min  covering the 412 miles (665 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station from London to Heidelberg do I depart from? Which Heidelberg train station from London do I arrive in?

When taking the train from London to Heidelberg, you can choose to depart from train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Your route can end in train stations such as Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

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

Where is the train station in London to go to Heidelberg? Where is the train station in Heidelberg located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Heidelberg, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city centre.

What train providers go from London to Heidelberg?

If you're looking for trains from London to Heidelberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Heidelberg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Heidelberg from London?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Heidelberg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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
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ParkingParking
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+44 3457114141
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24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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ParkingParking
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+44 2078437688
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139