How to travel from Paris to Heidelberg

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from Paris to Heidelberg

You can get from Paris to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Paris to Heidelberg on Nov 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Paris and Heidelberg

distanceDistance288 miles (465 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $491
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $49 (€47) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $491 (€470) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 288 miles (465 km) from Paris to Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $49 (€47). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Heidelberg.

How to get from Paris to Heidelberg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Heidelberg, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Heidelberg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

International travel from Paris, France to Heidelberg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heidelberg if traveling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Heidelberg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Paris and Heidelberg.

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Heidelberg, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Heidelberg?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Heidelberg here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Paris to Heidelberg. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Paris is by taking a train, which costs on average $49 (€47).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

Taking a train is usually $23 (€22) less than taking a bus to Heidelberg, which costs on average $72 (€69) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $442 (€423) less than taking a flight to Heidelberg, which costs on average $491 (€470) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Heidelberg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 25 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 288 miles (465 km) from Paris to Heidelberg.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Heidelberg is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Paris to Heidelberg as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Paris to Heidelberg:

  • Buses mostly leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains most often depart from Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Heidelberg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Paris to Heidelberg for $72 (€69).
  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Paris to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $491 (€470).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Heidelberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Paris to Heidelberg for $49 (€47) on Omio.
Your trip from Paris to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich to your Paris to Heidelberg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

Before traveling from Paris to Heidelberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $72 (€69) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $491 (€470) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $49 (€47) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Paris to Heidelberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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