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Train Information from Interlaken to Heidelberg

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Interlaken to Heidelberg cover the 192 miles (309 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Interlaken Ost and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Train from Interlaken to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn

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Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Interlaken to Heidelberg are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services between Interlaken and Heidelberg to cover the 192 miles (309 km) journey, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains between Interlaken and Heidelberg on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Interlaken to Heidelberg with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Interlaken and Heidelberg and when traveling by train:

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

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Trains from Interlaken to Heidelberg
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Interlaken, Switzerland to Heidelberg, Germany?

Travel by train between Interlaken, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Heidelberg from Interlaken restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Heidelberg from Interlaken closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Heidelberg?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 10/15/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Interlaken from Heidelberg.

How far is it from Interlaken to Heidelberg by train?
The Interlaken to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 192 miles (309 km).
How many hours is the train time from Interlaken to Heidelberg?
The Interlaken to Heidelberg train duration is on average 4 h 58 min, which is to be expected when traveling 192 miles (309 km) to Heidelberg from Interlaken. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Interlaken to Heidelberg depart from? Which Heidelberg train station do I come into from Interlaken?

Some of the Interlaken train stations to Heidelberg you can start your journey from include Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Heidelberg include Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

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

Where is the departure train station in Interlaken located? Where is the arrival train station in Heidelberg located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Interlaken Ost and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Heidelberg most often arrive at Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Interlaken to Heidelberg?
When taking a train from Interlaken to Heidelberg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Heidelberg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Interlaken to Heidelberg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Interlaken to Heidelberg a day?
The average number of trains departing Interlaken for Heidelberg is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Interlaken
Heidelberg
Interlaken Ost is the most popular Interlaken 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 Interlaken for your trip to Heidelberg.