Cheap train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

Cheapest

$98

Average

$109

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 $ 109 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 98.

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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h28 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$981One-way
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 07:34PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$981One-way
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 12:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1071One-way
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1071One-way
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h34 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1071One-way

Train schedule from Paris to Heidelberg

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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est4h24 11:44AMHeidelberg Hbf
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07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 10:45AMHeidelberg Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 12:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est3h46 02:41PMHeidelberg Hbf
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est4h49 03:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h34 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h28 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 05:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est4h24 07:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 06:45PMHeidelberg 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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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 07:34PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h59 09:54PMHeidelberg 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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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h47 10:53PMHeidelberg Hbf
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Wed
Jan 26
$98Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$216Air France
Thu
Jan 27
$56Deutsche Bahn with connection
$40Flixbus
$109HOP!
Fri
Jan 28
$86Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$109HOP!
Sun
Jan 30
$50Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$84Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$62Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$109HOP!
Tue
Feb 1
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$100Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$56Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$109HOP!
Thu
Feb 3
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$109HOP!
Fri
Feb 4
$49Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$57Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$56Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 9
$49Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$93HOP!
Thu
Feb 10
$49Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$84Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36Flixbus
$78Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$49Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$84Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$73HOP!
Mon
Feb 14
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$84Lufthansa

Fastest train times from Paris to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Jan 26

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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$1071One-way
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03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est3h25 06:45PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1071One-way
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01:55PMParis Gare de l'Est3h28 05:23PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$981One-way
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h34 04:44PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1071One-way
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h36 08:46PMHeidelberg Hbf
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$1071One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Heidelberg

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€62)
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 journey taking on average 3 h 25 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Heidelberg trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Paris to Heidelberg from $50 (€42) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Paris to Heidelberg train.

Train information from Paris to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 34 min
  • Average Price: $50
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Paris to Heidelberg:

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

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

Is travel by train currently allowed from Paris, France to Heidelberg, Germany?

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 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 to Heidelberg from Paris before traveling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Heidelberg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Heidelberg restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train between Paris and Heidelberg cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Heidelberg to cost as little as $50 (€42)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train from Paris to Heidelberg?

If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Heidelberg train price to come in at an average of $74 (€62)  one way.

What is the distance from Paris to Heidelberg by train?

The distance between Paris and Heidelberg by train is approximately 288 miles (465 km).

How long is a train to Heidelberg from Paris on average?

On average the Paris to Heidelberg train travel time is 3 h 25 min  for the 288 miles (465 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Paris to Heidelberg depart from? Which Heidelberg train station do I come into from Paris?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your trip in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Heidelberg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Heidelberg, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me between Paris and Heidelberg?

When taking a train from Paris to Heidelberg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | TGV 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.

How many trains 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.

What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Heidelberg?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Paris at 5: 48 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 6: 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.

When should I buy the Paris to Heidelberg train for the best deals on tickets?

If you buy a train ticket from Paris to Heidelberg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $74 (€62) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Heidelberg from Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
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