Salzburg to Heidelberg train

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Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Cheapest

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

Deutsche Bahn
09:004h44
Salzburg
13:44Heidelberg
£321One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
04:565h58
Salzburg
10:54Heidelberg
£411One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:004h44
Salzburg
11:44Heidelberg
£411One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:085h36
Salzburg
13:44Heidelberg
£581One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
15:004h53
Salzburg
19:53Heidelberg
£811One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSalzburg to Heidelberg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 18 April
Deutsche Bahn
09:004h44
Salzburg
13:44Heidelberg
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:085h36
Salzburg
13:44Heidelberg
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
04:565h58
Salzburg
10:54Heidelberg
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
15:004h53
Salzburg
19:53Heidelberg
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:004h44
Salzburg
11:44Heidelberg
0 changes

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Train times from Salzburg to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for 18 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

5 h 11 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

367 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Salzburg for Heidelberg every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
09:004h44
Salzburg
13:44Heidelberg
£321One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:004h44
Salzburg
11:44Heidelberg
£411One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
15:004h53
Salzburg
19:53Heidelberg
£811One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:085h36
Salzburg
13:44Heidelberg
£581One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
04:565h58
Salzburg
10:54Heidelberg
£411One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Heidelberg

distanceDistance227 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£48 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity

Trains from Salzburg to Heidelberg cover the 227 miles long route taking on average 4 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) trains Salzburg to Heidelberg

Find the best trains between Salzburg and Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from £16. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

The ÖBB Euro City is a high-speed train service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). It is one of the most popular train services in Austria, connecting major cities across the country. The Euro City trains are modern and comfortable, with air-conditioned coaches and plenty of legroom. There are two types of Euro City trains: the EC (Euro City) and the IC (InterCity). The EC trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while the IC trains are slightly slower, with speeds of up to 160 km/h. The ÖBB Euro City offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for the ÖBB Euro City include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz. These routes offer stunning views of the Austrian countryside and provide a convenient way to travel between major cities.

ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from Salzburg to Heidelberg train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 44 min
  • Cheapest Price: £74
  • ÖBB | Euro City (EC) frequency: 2 a day

FAQs: Salzburg to Heidelberg train

FAQs: Travel by train from Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Heidelberg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Heidelberg can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Salzburg to Heidelberg is £48; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Heidelberg from Salzburg is on average 4 h 44 min   for the 227 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Heidelberg from Salzburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Salzburg to Heidelberg leaves at 07: 00. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Salzburg to Heidelberg leaves at 20: 08.
There are 6 trains a day from Salzburg to Heidelberg which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Salzburg to Heidelberg train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | InterCity. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Heidelberg from Salzburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 08.

When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt. When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your trip in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt station and Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 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 to travel from Salzburg to Heidelberg by train is August.
You have options as you can travel between Salzburg and Heidelberg 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Salzburg and Heidelberg

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Heidelberg
Salzburg Hbf is the most popular Salzburg 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 Salzburg for your journey to Heidelberg.
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