The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Hamburg to Heidelberg will cost around $ 109 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 33.
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4 h 39 m
5 h 44 m
Trains per day
Of the 38 trains that leave Hamburg for Heidelberg every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 472 km distance in an average of 5 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 39 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||293 miles (472 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€20)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Hamburg to Heidelberg cover the 293 miles (472 km) long route taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
You can travel by train from Hamburg to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Hamburg and Heidelberg. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Hamburg to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Hamburg to Heidelberg and when traveling by train:
When taking the train between Hamburg and Heidelberg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Your journey 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 Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center of Hamburg.
The most popular arrival train station, Heidelberg Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Heidelberg.
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