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Overview: Train from London to Heidelberg

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Heidelberg cover the 412 miles (665 km) long route taking on average 9 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Heidelberg, Germany if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Heidelberg before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Heidelberg, Germany to London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Heidelberg to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Heidelberg?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 1/24/22. 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 London from Heidelberg here.

What is the distance from London to Heidelberg by train?

The London to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 412 miles (665 km).

What is the London to Heidelberg train travel time?

The train time from London to Heidelberg is on average 9 h 4 min  for the 412 miles (665 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Heidelberg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in London goes to Heidelberg? What train station do I come into Heidelberg from London?

Some of the London train stations to Heidelberg you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   and arriving in Heidelberg Hbf.

Where is the train station in London? Where is the train station in Heidelberg?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Heidelberg.

What train providers offer a service from London to Heidelberg?

If you're looking for trains from London to Heidelberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Heidelberg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there to Heidelberg from London a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Heidelberg is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Heidelberg
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Heidelberg.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139