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Cheap train tickets and times from Göttingen to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 23 m

Average

3 h 28 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

253 km

Cheap train tickets from Göttingen to start from $23 with an average ticket price of $33.

The fastest train from Göttingen to takes 3h 23m in comparison to an average duration of 3h 28m and covers a distance of 253 km.

2 trains that leave Göttingen for every day with 2 travelling directly.

FlixTrain
04:58PM3h34
Göttingen
08:32PMHeidelberg
$231One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:25AM3h23
Göttingen
12:48PMHeidelberg
$431One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Göttingen to Heidelberg

distanceDistance156 miles (252 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Hessische Landesbahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Göttingen to Heidelberg cover the 156 miles (252 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Hessische Landesbahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $16 (€14), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Göttingen station and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, Hessische Landesbahn and FlixTrain from Göttingen to Heidelberg trains

Find the best trains from Göttingen to Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, Hessische Landesbahn and FlixTrain from $16 (€14). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Göttingen to Heidelberg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

Train information from Göttingen to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 24 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Göttingen to Heidelberg

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Göttingen to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Göttingen to Heidelberg

FAQs: Travel by train from Göttingen 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 Göttingen to Heidelberg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Göttingen to Heidelberg can start from as little as $16 (€14) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Göttingen to Heidelberg is $54 (€47); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Göttingen and Heidelberg is on average 2 h 57 min   for the 156 mile (252 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Heidelberg from Göttingen by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Göttingen to Heidelberg leaves at 6: 16 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Göttingen to Heidelberg leaves at 7: 08 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Göttingen to Heidelberg without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are 4 direct trains from Göttingen to Heidelberg each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Göttingen to Heidelberg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Hessische Landesbahn or FlixTrain for the best way to get you to Heidelberg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Göttingen to Heidelberg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 08 PM.

When departing from Göttingen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Göttingen station, Göttingen, ZOB and Göttingen, Albaniplatz (SEV). When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your route in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt station and Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Göttingen station, 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.

A trip to Heidelberg from Göttingen is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Göttingen to Heidelberg by train is November.
You have options as you can travel between Göttingen and Heidelberg 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Göttingen and Heidelberg

Göttingen
Heidelberg
Göttingen station is the most popular Göttingen 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 Göttingen for your trip to Heidelberg.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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