The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Jena to Heidelberg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 59 m
4 h 8 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Jena for Heidelberg every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||165 miles (266 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$30 (€26)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Jena to Heidelberg cover the 165 miles (266 km) long route taking on average 3 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $30 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Jena-Göschwitz and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
You can travel by train between Jena and Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $23 (€20). 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 to Heidelberg from Jena. 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 Jena to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:
When departing from Jena, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Jena-Göschwitz, Jena West and Jena Saalbahnhof. When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your route in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt and Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Jena-Göschwitz, which is located around 4.3 miles (7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Heidelberg Hbf, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.
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