Paris to Heidelberg train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Nov 28

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108

Average

119

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Heidelberg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h47 10:53PMHeidelberg Hbf
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1081One-way
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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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1081One-way
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est4h17 10:12PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h45 09:40PMHeidelberg Hbf
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1091One-way
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h46 07:41PMHeidelberg Hbf
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1091One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Heidelberg

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06:55AMParis Gare de l'Est3h50 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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06:55AMParis Gare de l'Est3h46 10:41AMHeidelberg Hbf
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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est4h24 11:44AMHeidelberg Hbf
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09:04AMParis Gare de l'Est3h40 12:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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09:04AMParis Gare de l'Est4h40 01:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 05:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h28 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 06:45PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est4h24 07:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 07:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h46 07:41PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:08PMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est4h17 10:12PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h45 09:40PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h59 09:54PMHeidelberg Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h47 10:53PMHeidelberg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Paris to Heidelberg

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Fastest Journey

3 h 25 m

Average

3 h 51 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

465 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Heidelberg without transferring at least once.

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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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1081One-way
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 06:45PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h28 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:08PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:08PMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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Overview: Train from Paris to Heidelberg

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$87 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Paris to Heidelberg cover the 288 miles (465 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $87 (€79), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $55 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Heidelberg trains

You can travel by train from Paris to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $55 (€50). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 between Paris and Heidelberg. 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.

Paris to Heidelberg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 38 min
  • Average Price: $55
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Heidelberg is a scenic 4.5 hour train ride from Paris, with as many as 18 trains departing from Paris-Est train station on any given day. So, if you're looking to get out of Paris and enjoy the architectural delights of 14th century Germany and the picture-perfect Neckar River, there's a train seat to Heidelberg with your name on it.

Paris to Heidelberg train times: daily departures

There are, on average, 13 trains from Paris to Heidelberg per day, though there are no direct trains going straight through to Heidelberg - you'll usually have to board a connecting train from either Stuttgart, Mannheim, or Frankfurt. The first train from Paris to Heidelberg departs at around 6:40 a.m., while the last hour of departure for trains from Paris to Heidelberg is around 9:55 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Paris to Heidelberg?

With a distance of 288 miles to cover and a border to cross, the average journey of a train from Paris to Heidelberg is 4.5 hours long, though the fastest journey by train can be as quick as 3 hours and 21 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Paris to Heidelberg?

Departure station: Also known as Gare de l'Est, Paris-Est is one of the premier trains stations along Rail Europe, as it's easy to navigate, wheelchair accessible, and great to look at. There are a number of food outlets, drink kiosks, and even supermarkets to keep you nourished while you wait for your train. You can take bus lines 65, 46, and 38 from Paris city centre to get into the train station, or you can hop on subway lines 4, 5 or 7. Paris-Est is a quick 10-minute drive from downtown Paris.

Arrival station: Heidelberg Hbf is the primary railway station for the city of Heidelberg, and the first place you will touch down in on your train trip from Paris to Heidelberg. To get into Heidelberg city centre, you can take the S-Bahn S1, S2, S5, or S51, all of which will take you to, or near, the famous Heidelberg Castle.

Which trains companies travel from Paris to Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and TGV inOui operate trains servicing Paris to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express services trains every 40 minutes, while TGV inOui runs trains three to four times a day.

Paris to Heidelberg trains: services on board

DB trains offer first- and second-class services. In first class, seating is automatically reserved, allowing you to enjoy a worry-free trip. You can also travel with small pets (under 10 kg) on Deustche Bahn trains for free, so long as your pet is contained in a closed carrier. You cannot bring a bike onto the train with you, though you are allowed to board with hand luggage and one larger item of luggage, which you can stow under your seat or on the luggage rack above.

TGV inOui also offers first- and second-class services, with the major difference being that a meal service is offered in first class, as well as plusher seats. Domestic pets are allowed on board the TGV, but do require carriers and an extra ticket for travel. Smaller pets (less than 6 kg) can be carried in a bag or basket at no extra cost. You can bring your bike aboard TGV trains, but you must book your bike space at the same time as you book your train ticket. You are allowed hand luggage, which may be stowed in luggage areas onboard the train, and there is onboard WiFi access on inOui trains, specifically.

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg

DB Intercity and TGV inOui release tickets around three to six months in advance, with tickets cheaper the earlier you book. Therefore, if you already know the dates you want to travel, you will find that the cheapest way to buy train tickets is by booking early. Moreover, if you have the option of being flexible with your travel times, avoid booking during "peak hours" (6:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on weekdays), as train companies raise prices during these times. Also be sure to choose a slower or connecting train, as, though your trip might take a little longer, you will find cheaper fares. As a bonus, you'll be able to enjoy more of the scenic views from the window of your seat!

Train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 55 €
2 weeks earlier 51 €8%
3 weeks earlier 49 €12%
1 month before 47 €17%
2 months earlier 48 €15%
3 months earlier 49 €12%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Heidelberg 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 12% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Paris - Heidelberg with 2 months in advance you save up to about 15% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 12%.
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Travel Tips: Trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Travel Tips: 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 Paris to Heidelberg.
FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Heidelberg from Paris before traveling.

Return travel from Germany to France is: Unrestricted.

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

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Heidelberg.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Heidelberg to cost as little as $55 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
The Paris to Heidelberg train ticket price is on average $87 (€79)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Heidelberg by train to be approximately 288 miles (465 km).
On average the Paris to Heidelberg train time is 3 h 25 min  covering the 288 miles (465 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Paris train stations to Heidelberg you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. 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 Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Heidelberg Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Heidelberg, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Paris to Heidelberg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Heidelberg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Heidelberg from Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Paris to Heidelberg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Paris to Heidelberg at 6: 55 AM. The last train from Paris to Heidelberg that you can take departs at 7: 06 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Heidelberg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Heidelberg is on average $87 (€79) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Paris and Heidelberg available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Heidelberg

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Heidelberg
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Heidelberg.
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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