The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Leuven to Heidelberg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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15 h 41 m
15 h 41 m
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Of the 1 trains that leave Leuven for Heidelberg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||203 miles (327 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 45 min|
|Average train ticket price||$80 (€70)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)|
Trains from Leuven to Heidelberg cover the 203 miles (327 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB). Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $61 (€52), but the average price of train tickets is $80 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Leuven and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
Find the best trains from Leuven to Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners SNCB and Deutsche Bahn from $61 (€52). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train from Leuven to Heidelberg.
SNCB from Leuven to Heidelberg train information:
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 Leuven. 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.
Travel between Leuven, Belgium and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Leuven and Heidelberg before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Heidelberg to Leuven is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Leuven from Heidelberg here.
There are a few train stations in Leuven to start your journey from including Leuven and ZONE LEUVEN. In Heidelberg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt and Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leuven and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leuven and need to travel around 2.2 miles (3.6 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 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city center.
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