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Train Information between Utrecht and Heidelberg

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 10 min
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Utrecht to Heidelberg cover the 241 miles (389 km) long route taking on average 6 h 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Utrecht – Heidelberg

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Utrecht to Heidelberg at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Looking for trains between Utrecht and Heidelberg? Deutsche Bahn is one of the best companies to travel with on the 241 miles (389 km) trip between Utrecht and Heidelberg. As an official travel partner of Deutsche Bahn, Omio quickly shows you the latest Deutsche Bahn train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Utrecht to Heidelberg routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Deutsche Bahn train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Utrecht to Heidelberg, you can quickly see if the Deutsche Bahn ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Utrecht - Heidelberg train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Deutsche Bahn!

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  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Utrecht to Heidelberg
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Heidelberg from Utrecht?

Travel between Utrecht, Netherlands and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

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 10/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Heidelberg from Utrecht before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Utrecht, Netherlands from Heidelberg, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Utrecht 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 Netherlands from Heidelberg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Utrecht, Netherlands?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Utrecht from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Utrecht to Heidelberg by train?
The distance to Heidelberg from Utrecht by train is approximately 241 miles (389 km).
How long is the train from Utrecht to Heidelberg?
The Utrecht to Heidelberg train duration is on average 6 h 10 min, which is to be expected when traveling 241 miles (389 km) between Utrecht and Heidelberg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What station does the train from Utrecht to Heidelberg depart from? Which Heidelberg train station do I come into from Utrecht?

Some of the Utrecht train stations to Heidelberg you can start your journey from include Utrecht Centraal, Utrecht and Utrecht Vaartsche Rijn. 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 Utrecht Centraal   and arriving in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Utrecht Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Utrecht.

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 take me to Heidelberg from Utrecht?
For the best Utrecht to Heidelberg train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Utrecht to Heidelberg to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Utrecht and Heidelberg?
The average number of trains departing Utrecht for Heidelberg is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Utrecht to Heidelberg? What time is the last train from Utrecht to Heidelberg?
The first Utrecht to Heidelberg train departs at 5: 24 AM   and the last train from Utrecht to Heidelberg leaves at 10: 53 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Utrecht to Heidelberg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Utrecht
Heidelberg
Utrecht Centraal is the most popular Utrecht 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 Utrecht for your trip to Heidelberg.