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Train Information to Heidelberg from Leiden

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Leiden to Heidelberg cover the 263 miles (424 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 16 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Leiden Centraal and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Trains from Leiden to Heidelberg
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Am I allowed to travel by train from Leiden, Netherlands to Heidelberg, Germany?

Travel between Leiden, Netherlands and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • 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?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/18/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Heidelberg from Leiden as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Leiden, Netherlands from Heidelberg, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 10/17/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Leiden from Heidelberg.

How far is Leiden to Heidelberg by train?
The distance between Leiden and Heidelberg by train is approximately 263 miles (424 km).
How long is the train to Heidelberg from Leiden?
On average the Leiden to Heidelberg train time is 9 h 16 min  covering the 263 miles (424 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Leiden goes to Heidelberg? What train station do I come into Heidelberg from Leiden?

When taking a train from Leiden, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium. When you arrive in Heidelberg, your train can arrive in train stations including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Leiden Centraal   to Heidelberg Hbf.

Where is the Leiden train station located? Where is the Heidelberg train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Leiden Centraal, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Leiden. The most popular arrival train station in Heidelberg, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

How many trains per day are there to Heidelberg from Leiden?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Leiden to Heidelberg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Leiden to Heidelberg? When does the last train depart from Leiden to Heidelberg?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Leiden at 3: 01 PM. The last train leaves from Leiden at 8: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Leiden to Heidelberg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leiden Centraal is the most popular Leiden 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 Leiden for your trip to Heidelberg.

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