The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Vienna to Heidelberg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 16 m
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Of the 6 trains that leave Vienna for Heidelberg every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||358 miles (577 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 16 min|
|Average train ticket price||$56 (€49)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Vienna to Heidelberg cover the 358 miles (577 km) long route taking on average 7 h 16 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Railjet, ÖBB, ÖBB | InterCity, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $56 (€49), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $39 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
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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 to Heidelberg from Vienna. 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.
Train information from Vienna to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn:
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Vienna to Heidelberg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
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ÖBB Nightjet tickets between Vienna and Heidelberg are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with ÖBB Nightjet to Heidelberg from Vienna all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB Nightjet train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 358 miles (577 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB Nightjet train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Vienna to Heidelberg routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Nightjet Vienna to Heidelberg train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB Nightjet train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Heidelberg with ÖBB Nightjet!
Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Heidelberg, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Vienna to Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Heidelberg.
When taking a train from Vienna, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Wien Westbahnhof and Wien Franz-Josefs-Bahnhof. 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 Wien Westbahnhof to Heidelberg Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 4.4 miles (7.1 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the train station to the city center in Heidelberg.
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