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Train Information to Heidelberg from London

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 COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between London and Heidelberg?

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 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?

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 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Heidelberg from London before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Heidelberg, Germany?

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 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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 9/25/21. 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.

How far is it from London to Heidelberg by train?
The London to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 412 miles (665 km).
How many hours is the train time from London to Heidelberg?
On average the London to Heidelberg train time is 9 h 4 min  covering the 412 miles (665 km) long route, but the journey time 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?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   to Heidelberg Hbf.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Heidelberg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Heidelberg.

Which train providers can get me 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.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Heidelberg
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176