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Overview: Train from Heidelberg to London

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Heidelberg to London cover the 412 miles (665 km) long route with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.



Deutsche Bahn trains from Heidelberg to London

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Heidelberg to London. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Heidelberg to London and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Heidelberg, Germany and London, United Kingdom allowed?

Travel between Heidelberg, Germany and London, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Heidelberg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Heidelberg and London as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from London, United Kingdom?

Return travel from United Kingdom to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Heidelberg from London?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 1/23/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Heidelberg from London.

How far is London from Heidelberg by train?

The Heidelberg to London train distance is approximately 412 miles (665 km).

What train station in Heidelberg goes to London? What train station do I come into London from Heidelberg?

When departing from Heidelberg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. When arriving in London, you can end your journey in train stations like London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers book a train from Heidelberg Hbf   to London Victoria   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Heidelberg to London?

Take the Heidelberg to London train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Heidelberg and London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there between Heidelberg and London?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Heidelberg to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Heidelberg
London
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 London.