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Train Information between Ghent and Heidelberg

distanceDistance247 miles (398 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Ghent to Heidelberg cover the 247 miles (398 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $42 (€34), but the average price of train tickets is $42 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Ghent to Heidelberg

You can travel by train between Ghent and Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $42 (€34). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Ghent to Heidelberg train.

Deutsche Bahn from Ghent to Heidelberg train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 3 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Ghent and Heidelberg are the following:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Ghent 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 Ghent to Heidelberg.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Heidelberg, Germany if I'm coming from Ghent, Belgium by train?

Travel between Ghent, Belgium and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Ghent?

Conditions of entry:

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Ghent and Heidelberg as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Heidelberg to Ghent is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

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

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

Last checked on 10/13/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Ghent from Heidelberg here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Ghent and Heidelberg cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Ghent to Heidelberg trains for as little as $42 (€34)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Heidelberg from Ghent?
The train price from Ghent to Heidelberg is on average $42 (€34)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Ghent to Heidelberg by train?
You should expect to travel around 247 miles (398 km)  from Ghent to Heidelberg by train.
What is the Ghent to Heidelberg train travel time?
On average the Ghent to Heidelberg train time is 5 h 3 min  covering the 247 miles (398 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Ghent to Heidelberg depart from? Which Heidelberg train station do I come into from Ghent?

When taking the train from Ghent to Heidelberg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. Your route can end in train stations such as Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Gent St Pieters   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Ghent to go to Heidelberg? Where is the train station in Heidelberg located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Gent St Pieters, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Ghent.

The most popular arrival train station, Heidelberg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Heidelberg.

Which train companies can take me from Ghent to Heidelberg?
For the best Ghent to Heidelberg train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Ghent and Heidelberg to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to Heidelberg from Ghent a day?
The average number of trains departing Ghent for Heidelberg is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Ghent to Heidelberg? What time is the last train from Ghent to Heidelberg?
The first Ghent to Heidelberg train departs at 1: 39 PM   and the last train from Ghent to Heidelberg leaves at 1: 39 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Ghent to Heidelberg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Ghent to Heidelberg to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Heidelberg from Ghent to cost on average $42 (€34) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Ghent to Heidelberg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ghent
Heidelberg
Gent St Pieters is the most popular Ghent 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 Ghent for your trip to Heidelberg.