The cheapest trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Cheapest

£80

Average

£85

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Heidelberg will cost around £ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 80.

Cheapest
07:08Paris Gare de l'Est3h37 10:45Heidelberg Hbf
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£801One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:46Paris Gare de l'Est3h55 19:41Heidelberg Hbf
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£811One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:46Paris Gare de l'Est3h55 14:41Heidelberg Hbf
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£811One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:39Paris Gare de l'Est4h02 10:41Heidelberg Hbf
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£811One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:43Paris Gare de l'Est3h57 21:40Heidelberg Hbf
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£811One-way

Timetable Paris to Heidelberg

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06:39Paris Gare de l'Est4h02 10:41Heidelberg Hbf
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07:08Paris Gare de l'Est3h37 10:45Heidelberg Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 12:44Heidelberg Hbf
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10:46Paris Gare de l'Est3h55 14:41Heidelberg Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h34 16:44Heidelberg Hbf
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13:47Paris Gare de l'Est3h36 17:23Heidelberg Hbf
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15:19Paris Gare de l'Est3h26 18:45Heidelberg Hbf
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15:46Paris Gare de l'Est3h55 19:41Heidelberg Hbf
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15:46Paris Gare de l'Est3h46 19:32Heidelberg Hbf
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17:10Paris Gare de l'Est4h13 21:23Heidelberg Hbf
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17:43Paris Gare de l'Est3h57 21:40Heidelberg Hbf
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17:43Paris Gare de l'Est4h28 22:11Heidelberg Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h47 22:53Heidelberg Hbf
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
£80Deutsche Bahn with connection
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30 Oct
£72Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
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31 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
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1 Nov
£63Deutsche Bahn with connection
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2 Nov
£58Deutsche Bahn
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3 Nov
£37Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£68HOP!
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5 Nov
£42Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
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6 Nov
£46Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
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7 Nov
£46Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
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8 Nov
£37Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
Wed
10 Nov
£37Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£73HOP!
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12 Nov
£36Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
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13 Nov
£27Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£55Lufthansa
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14 Nov
£46Deutsche Bahn
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£66Lufthansa
Wed
17 Nov
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
£55Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

3 h 50 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

465 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Heidelberg without changing at least once.

Fastest
15:19Paris Gare de l'Est3h26 18:45Heidelberg Hbf
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£891One-way
2nd Fastest
13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h34 16:44Heidelberg Hbf
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£891One-way
13:47Paris Gare de l'Est3h36 17:23Heidelberg Hbf
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£901One-way
07:08Paris Gare de l'Est3h37 10:45Heidelberg Hbf
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£801One-way
09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 12:44Heidelberg Hbf
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£891One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Heidelberg

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Paris to Heidelberg cover the 288 miles (465 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £64, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Paris – Heidelberg

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Paris to Heidelberg from £37. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Paris to Heidelberg in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route from Paris to Heidelberg on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Paris to Heidelberg is 288 miles (465 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Paris and Heidelberg start at £37.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a scenic 4.5 hour train ride from Paris, with as many as 18 trains departing from Paris-Est train station on any given day. So, if you're looking to get out of Paris and enjoy the architectural delights of 14th century Germany and the picture-perfect Neckar River, there's a train seat to Heidelberg with your name on it.

Paris to Heidelberg train times: daily departures

There are, on average, 13 trains from Paris to Heidelberg per day, though there are no direct trains going straight through to Heidelberg - you'll usually have to board a connecting train from either Stuttgart, Mannheim, or Frankfurt. The first train from Paris to Heidelberg departs at around 6:40 a.m., while the last hour of departure for trains from Paris to Heidelberg is around 9:55 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Paris to Heidelberg?

With a distance of 288 miles to cover and a border to cross, the average journey of a train from Paris to Heidelberg is 4.5 hours long, though the fastest journey by train can be as quick as 3 hours and 21 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Heidelberg?

Departure station: Also known as Gare de l'Est, Paris-Est is one of the premier trains stations along Rail Europe, as it's easy to navigate, wheelchair accessible, and great to look at. There are a number of food outlets, drink kiosks, and even supermarkets to keep you nourished while you wait for your train. You can take bus lines 65, 46, and 38 from Paris city centre to get into the train station, or you can hop on subway lines 4, 5 or 7. Paris-Est is a quick 10-minute drive from downtown Paris.

Arrival station: Heidelberg Hbf is the primary railway station for the city of Heidelberg, and the first place you will touch down in on your train trip from Paris to Heidelberg. To get into Heidelberg city centre, you can take the S-Bahn S1, S2, S5, or S51, all of which will take you to, or near, the famous Heidelberg Castle.

Which trains companies travel from Paris to Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and TGV inOui operate trains servicing Paris to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express services trains every 40 minutes, while TGV inOui runs trains three to four times a day.

Paris to Heidelberg trains: services on board

DB trains offer first- and second-class services. In first class, seating is automatically reserved, allowing you to enjoy a worry-free trip. You can also travel with small pets (under 10 kg) on Deustche Bahn trains for free, so long as your pet is contained in a closed carrier. You cannot bring a bike onto the train with you, though you are allowed to board with hand luggage and one larger item of luggage, which you can stow under your seat or on the luggage rack above.

TGV inOui also offers first- and second-class services, with the major difference being that a meal service is offered in first class, as well as plusher seats. Domestic pets are allowed on board the TGV, but do require carriers and an extra ticket for travel. Smaller pets (less than 6 kg) can be carried in a bag or basket at no extra cost. You can bring your bike aboard TGV trains, but you must book your bike space at the same time as you book your train ticket. You are allowed hand luggage, which may be stowed in luggage areas onboard the train, and there is onboard WiFi access on inOui trains, specifically.

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg

DB Intercity and TGV inOui release tickets around three to six months in advance, with tickets cheaper the earlier you book. Therefore, if you already know the dates you want to travel, you will find that the cheapest way to buy train tickets is by booking early. Moreover, if you have the option of being flexible with your travel times, avoid booking during "peak hours" (6:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on weekdays), as train companies raise prices during these times. Also be sure to choose a slower or connecting train, as, though your trip might take a little longer, you will find cheaper fares. As a bonus, you'll be able to enjoy more of the scenic views from the window of your seat!

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Heidelberg, Germany if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

Travel between Paris, France and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 28/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Heidelberg from Paris before travelling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Heidelberg, Germany to Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Heidelberg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Heidelberg restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Heidelberg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 28/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Heidelberg from Paris?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg for as low as £37  for the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Paris to Heidelberg cost on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Heidelberg train price to come in at an average of £64  one way.
How many miles is it from Paris to Heidelberg by train?
The distance from Paris to Heidelberg by train is approximately 288 miles (465 km).
How long is the train journey between Paris and Heidelberg?
While the time it takes to travel 288 miles (465 km) from Paris to Heidelberg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Paris to Heidelberg is on average 3 h 36 min.
When travelling by train from Paris to Heidelberg, which train station in Paris do I depart from and which train station in Heidelberg do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 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.

What train providers go from Paris to Heidelberg?
Take the Paris to Heidelberg train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Paris and Heidelberg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Paris to Heidelberg a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Paris to Heidelberg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Heidelberg? When does the last train depart from Paris to Heidelberg?
The first Paris to Heidelberg train departs at 04: 39   and the last train from Paris to Heidelberg leaves at 18: 06. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to Heidelberg train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Heidelberg from Paris to get the best deals?
If you buy Paris to Heidelberg train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £64. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Heidelberg. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Heidelberg
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Heidelberg.
Amenities at station
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
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Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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WifiWifi
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
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Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
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Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
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Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C