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Train Information from Heidelberg to Gießen

distanceDistance81 miles (130 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 47 min
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Heidelberg to Gießen cover the 81 miles (130 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Gießen.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Gießen

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Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a trip between Heidelberg and Gießen. Find DB train times and tickets for your 81 miles (130 km) journey from Heidelberg to Gießen with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from Heidelberg to Gießen. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

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

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Heidelberg to Gießen
Travel by train to Gießen 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 Heidelberg to Gießen.
FAQs
How many miles is it from Heidelberg to Gießen by train?
You should expect to travel around 81 miles (130 km)  from Heidelberg to Gießen by train.
How long is a train from Heidelberg to Gießen on average?
The Heidelberg to Gießen train duration is on average 1 h 47 min, which is to be expected when traveling 81 miles (130 km) between Heidelberg and Gießen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Heidelberg to Gießen do I depart from? Which Gießen train station from Heidelberg do I arrive in?

Some of the Heidelberg train stations to Gießen you can start your journey from include Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Gießen include Gießen, Gießen Licher Str and Gießen Oswaldsgarten.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf   and arriving in Gießen.

Where is the train station in Heidelberg? Where is the train station in Gießen?

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

The most popular arrival train station, Gießen, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Gießen.

What train companies go from Heidelberg to Gießen?
Take the Heidelberg to Gießen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Heidelberg to Gießen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Heidelberg
Gießen
Heidelberg Gaisbergstraße
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Heidelberg Hbf
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Heidelberg Poststraße
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Heidelberg-Altstadt
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Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach
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Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt
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