The cheapest trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$108

Average

$138

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Heidelberg will cost around $ 138 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 108.

Cheapest
06:39AMParis Gare de l'Est4h02 10:41AMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1081One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h34 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1201One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h37 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1201One-way
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1331One-way
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 12:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1331One-way

Timetable Paris to Heidelberg

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06:39AMParis Gare de l'Est4h02 10:41AMHeidelberg Hbf
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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h37 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 12:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est3h55 02:41PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h34 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h26 06:45PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:46PMParis Gare de l'Est3h48 07:34PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:46PMParis Gare de l'Est3h55 07:41PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est3h57 09:40PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est4h28 10:11PMHeidelberg Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h47 10:53PMHeidelberg Hbf
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Sep 26
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Sep 27
$102Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Sep 28
$38Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$154HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$88Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Oct 1
$88Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$117HOP!
Sat
Oct 2
$82Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$105HOP!
Sun
Oct 3
$127Deutsche Bahn with connection
$50Flixbus
$154HOP!
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Oct 4
$38Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$77HOP!
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Oct 5
$38Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$71HOP!
Wed
Oct 6
$38Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$51Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$51Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$52Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$71Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$58Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 13
$38Deutsche Bahn with connection
$25Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 14
$38Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$77Lufthansa
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Oct 15
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$32Flixbus
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The fastest trains from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 26 m

Average

3 h 47 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

465 km

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

Fastest
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h26 06:45PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1531One-way
2nd Fastest
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h34 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1201One-way
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1331One-way
01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1341One-way
07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h37 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1201One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Heidelberg

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV

Trains from Paris to Heidelberg cover the 288 miles (465 km) long route taking on average 3 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $85 (€68), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€31). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Paris and Heidelberg

Travel from Paris to Heidelberg from $38 (€31) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip from Paris to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Paris and Heidelberg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Paris and Heidelberg by DB is 288 miles (465 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Paris and Heidelberg is $38 (€31).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Paris and Heidelberg and when traveling by train:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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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  • 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
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Heidelberg, Germany if I'm coming from Paris, France by train?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 Paris before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to France from Germany by train?

Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Heidelberg.

How much does a cheap train to Heidelberg from Paris cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Heidelberg from Paris for as low as $38 (€31)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Paris to Heidelberg?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Heidelberg train to cost on average $85 (€68)  one way.
How far is it from Paris to Heidelberg by train?
The distance between Paris and Heidelberg by train is approximately 288 miles (465 km).
How long is the train ride from Paris to Heidelberg?
On average the Paris to Heidelberg train travel time is 3 h 26 min  for the 288 miles (465 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Heidelberg?

When taking the train from Paris to Heidelberg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your route can end in train stations such as Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Where do I find the Paris train station to Heidelberg? Where is the Heidelberg train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Heidelberg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train companies can take me to Heidelberg from Paris?
Take the Paris to Heidelberg train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Paris to Heidelberg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Heidelberg from Paris a day?
The average number of trains departing Paris for Heidelberg is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Paris to Heidelberg? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 4: 39 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 5: 06 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Heidelberg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Paris to Heidelberg to get the best deals?
If you purchase the Paris to Heidelberg train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $85 (€68). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Heidelberg. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Heidelberg
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

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 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

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 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
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.