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Train Information between Leipzig and Heidelberg

distanceDistance209 miles (337 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Leipzig to Heidelberg cover the 209 miles (337 km) long route taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $22 (€18), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Leipzig and Heidelberg

For as little as $22 (€18) you can travel by train between Leipzig and Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 209 miles (337 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Leipzig to Heidelberg. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Leipzig to Heidelberg on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Leipzig to Heidelberg you can pay as low as $22 (€18).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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Travel Tips

Trains from Leipzig to Heidelberg
Travel by train to Heidelberg 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 Leipzig to Heidelberg.
How much does a cheap train from Leipzig to Heidelberg cost?
Train tickets between Leipzig and Heidelberg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $22 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Heidelberg from Leipzig on average?
The Leipzig to Heidelberg train ticket price is on average $22 (€18)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Leipzig to Heidelberg by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Leipzig to Heidelberg by train to be approximately 209 miles (337 km).
How long is the train between Leipzig and Heidelberg?
The train time to Heidelberg from Leipzig is on average 4 h 36 min  for the 209 miles (337 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Heidelberg from Leipzig by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Leipzig to Heidelberg, which train station in Leipzig do I depart from and which train station in Heidelberg do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Leipzig to start your trip from including Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt. In Heidelberg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

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

Which train companies should I travel with from Leipzig to Heidelberg?
For the route from Leipzig to Heidelberg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Leipzig and Heidelberg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Leipzig and Heidelberg a day?
The average number of trains departing Leipzig for Heidelberg is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Leipzig to Heidelberg? When is the last train from Leipzig to Heidelberg?
The first Leipzig to Heidelberg train departs at 4: 48 AM   and the last train from Leipzig to Heidelberg leaves at 10: 33 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Leipzig to Heidelberg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Leipzig to Heidelberg to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Leipzig to Heidelberg train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $22 (€18). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Leipzig and Heidelberg. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite is the most popular Leipzig 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 Leipzig for your trip to Heidelberg.