How to get from Paris to Heidelberg

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Travel Information between Paris and Heidelberg

distanceDistance288 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£52 - £387
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £52 • 6 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £387 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 288 miles between Paris and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £52. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Heidelberg.

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International travel from Paris, France to Heidelberg, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heidelberg if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Heidelberg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and Heidelberg.

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Heidelberg restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Heidelberg?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 08/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Heidelberg: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Heidelberg, which costs on average £52.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

A coach is generally £335 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £387 from Paris to Heidelberg.

A coach is about £40 less than a train, which costs on average £92 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Heidelberg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 9 min   on average.

The distance between Paris and Heidelberg is around 288 miles.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Heidelberg is:

  • 4 coaches per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Heidelberg from Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Heidelberg:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Most travellers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £52.
  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Paris to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £387.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Heidelberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Heidelberg for £92.

Yes, there are direct routes from Paris to Heidelberg with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct coach per day to Heidelberg with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Heidelberg with HOP! With around direct flights every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Heidelberg with with direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Heidelberg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

Your journey from Paris to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich to your Paris to Heidelberg trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

When planning your trip from Paris to Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £52 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £387 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £92 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Paris and Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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