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Train Information between Aachen and Heidelberg

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Aachen to Heidelberg cover the 149 miles (240 km) long route taking on average 4 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $29 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Aachen Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Aachen – Heidelberg

For as little as $29 (€24) you can travel by train from Aachen to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Aachen to Heidelberg in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route from Aachen to Heidelberg on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Aachen to Heidelberg is 149 miles (240 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Aachen to Heidelberg start at $29 (€24).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider 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 bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Aachen to Heidelberg:

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

Deutsche Bahn trains from Aachen to Heidelberg


Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Aachen to Heidelberg. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Aachen to Heidelberg and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Aachen to Heidelberg
Travel by train 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 Aachen to Heidelberg.
How much does a cheap train to Heidelberg from Aachen cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Heidelberg from Aachen for as low as $29 (€24)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Heidelberg from Aachen?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€28)  for a train ticket between Aachen and Heidelberg.
How far is it from Aachen to Heidelberg by train?
The distance to Heidelberg from Aachen by train is approximately 149 miles (240 km).
What is the Aachen to Heidelberg train travel time?
On average the Aachen to Heidelberg train travel time is 4 h 43 min  for the 149 miles (240 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Aachen to Heidelberg, which train station in Aachen do I depart from and which train station in Heidelberg do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Aachen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Aachen Hbf, Aachen West and Aachen-Rothe Erde. When you arrive in Heidelberg, your train can arrive in train stations including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Aachen Hbf   to Heidelberg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Aachen located? Where is the arrival train station in Heidelberg located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Aachen Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling 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 center in Heidelberg.

Which train companies can get me from Aachen to Heidelberg?
If you're looking for trains from Aachen to Heidelberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Aachen to Heidelberg route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Aachen to Heidelberg a day?
The average number of trains departing Aachen for Heidelberg is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Aachen to Heidelberg? When is the last train from Aachen to Heidelberg?
The earliest train for this route departs from Aachen at 6: 51 PM. The last train leaves from Aachen at 7: 18 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Aachen to Heidelberg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Aachen to Heidelberg to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Aachen to Heidelberg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Aachen to Heidelberg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Aachen Hbf is the most popular Aachen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Aachen for your trip to Heidelberg.