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from Vienna to Heidelberg

You can get from Vienna to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Heidelberg on 29 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:05Vienna International Airport4h25 13:30Stuttgart Airport
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09:05Vienna International Airport4h25 13:30Stuttgart Airport
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09:05Vienna International Airport6h40 15:45Stuttgart Airport
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09:05Vienna International Airport8h20 17:25Stuttgart Airport
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08:55Vienna International Airport1h15 10:10Stuttgart Airport
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Mon
29 Nov
£50ÖBB | InterCity
£38Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Tue
30 Nov
£50ÖBB | ICE
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£120Eurowings
Wed
1 Dec
£50ÖBB | ICE
£51Flixbus
£146Eurowings
Thu
2 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£75Eurowings
Fri
3 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£75Eurowings
Sun
5 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£120Eurowings
Mon
6 Dec
£50ÖBB | ICE
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Tue
7 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£62Eurowings
Thu
9 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£62Eurowings
Fri
10 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Sat
11 Dec
£50ÖBB | Nightjet
£27Flixbus
£161Austrian Airlines
Tue
14 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Wed
15 Dec
£50ÖBB | ICE
£25Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Thu
16 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Fri
17 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Sat
18 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£126Lufthansa

Travel Information to Heidelberg from Vienna

distanceDistance358 miles (577 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£36 - £120
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £36 • 7 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £120 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 358 miles (577 km) by flight, coach or train between Vienna and Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings Europe, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Vienna to Heidelberg.

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FAQs
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Heidelberg from Vienna?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Austria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Heidelberg from Vienna?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Heidelberg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 28/11/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Vienna to Heidelberg.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Austria from Heidelberg, Germany?

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 25/11/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Vienna from Heidelberg.

How do I go from Vienna to Heidelberg?

There are 3 travel options from Vienna to Heidelberg: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Vienna and Heidelberg?

The cheapest way from Vienna to Heidelberg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £36 compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A train journey is usually £85 less than a journey to Heidelberg by plane, which costs on average £120 for the same trip.

A train is £1 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Vienna to Heidelberg costing on average £37.

What is the fastest way from Vienna to Heidelberg?

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 12 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 14 min   on average.

How far is it from Vienna to Heidelberg?

Heidelberg is approximately 358 miles (577 km) away from Vienna.

How many services a day are there to Heidelberg from Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Heidelberg is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Vienna and Heidelberg as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Vienna to Heidelberg?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Vienna to Heidelberg?

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

  • Travel with Eurowings Europe to go to Heidelberg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Europe Vienna to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £120.
  • Flixbus can get you to Heidelberg by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Vienna to Heidelberg for £37 on Omio.
  • 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 Vienna to Heidelberg for £36.
Is it possible to travel directly from Vienna to Heidelberg?

Yes, there are direct services available between Vienna and Heidelberg with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline, Eurowings Europe or Austrian Airlines.
  • You'll find direct coaches per day with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Heidelberg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Vienna to Heidelberg.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Vienna to Heidelberg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Heidelberg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Heidelberg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Heidelberg and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Heidelberg from Vienna online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £120 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £37 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £36 one way on average.

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

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