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Cheap train tickets and times from Heidelberg to Leuven

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

5 h 38 m

Average

5 h 38 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

328 km

Cheap train tickets from Heidelberg to start from $117 with an average ticket price of $117.

The fastest train from Heidelberg to takes 5h 38m in comparison to an average duration of 5h 38m and covers a distance of 328 km.

1 trains that leave Heidelberg for every day with 1 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
09:24AM5h38
Heidelberg
03:02PMLeuven
$1171One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Heidelberg to Leuven

distanceDistance203 miles (327 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$112 (€97)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Heidelberg to Leuven cover the 203 miles (327 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $112 (€97), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $75 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Leuven.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Leuven trains

For as little as $40 (€34) you can travel by train between Heidelberg and Leuven with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Leuven from 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 Heidelberg to Leuven with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 16 min
  • Cheapest Price: $40
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

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

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

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 (free)
  • 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 Heidelberg to Leuven

FAQs: Travel by train from Heidelberg to Leuven 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 Leuven.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Heidelberg to Leuven can start from as little as $75 (€65) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Heidelberg to Leuven is $112 (€97); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Heidelberg to Leuven is 3 h 57 min   to travel the 203 mile (327 km) long journey, with around there are 7 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Heidelberg to Leuven leaves at 6: 24 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Heidelberg to Leuven leaves at 9: 33 AM.
There are 7 trains a day from Heidelberg to Leuven which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Heidelberg to Leuven 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 from Heidelberg to Leuven to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Heidelberg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt station and Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your route in train stations like Leuven and Leuven.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leuven, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Leuven from Heidelberg is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Heidelberg to Leuven is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Heidelberg to Leuven including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Heidelberg and Leuven

Heidelberg
Leuven
Heidelberg Hbf is the most popular Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg for your trip to Leuven.
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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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