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Travel Information to Heidelberg from Utrecht

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $27 (€22) • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€105) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 241 miles (389 km) to Heidelberg from Utrecht. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Utrecht to Heidelberg.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Heidelberg, Germany from Utrecht, Netherlands?

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

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Heidelberg from Utrecht?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Heidelberg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/28/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Utrecht to Heidelberg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Utrecht, Netherlands from Heidelberg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Utrecht, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Utrecht, Netherlands from Heidelberg, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Utrecht, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/27/21. 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 Utrecht from Heidelberg here.

How do I go from Utrecht to Heidelberg?

There are 3 ways to travel to Heidelberg from Utrecht including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Utrecht to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Heidelberg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€22) compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A bus is generally $102 (€83) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $129 (€105) from Utrecht to Heidelberg.

Taking a bus is about $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€28) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel between Utrecht and Heidelberg?

The quickest way to travel to Heidelberg from Utrecht is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Heidelberg by bus can take on average 6 h 25 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 10 min.

How far is it from Utrecht to Heidelberg?

The distance is approximately 241 miles (389 km) from Utrecht to Heidelberg.

How many services a day are there from Utrecht to Heidelberg?

The average frequency per day from Utrecht to Heidelberg is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Utrecht and Heidelberg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Utrecht to Heidelberg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Utrecht, Thoriumweg (Meet & Eat) and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Trains most often depart from Utrecht at Utrecht Centraal and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Utrecht to Heidelberg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Utrecht to Heidelberg:

  • You can go to Heidelberg from Utrecht by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $27 (€22) with Flixbus from Utrecht to Heidelberg on Omio.
  • You can travel from Utrecht to Heidelberg by flight with Eurowings Europe. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $129 (€105) with Eurowings Europe from Utrecht to Heidelberg.
  • You can travel between Utrecht and Heidelberg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Utrecht to Heidelberg.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Utrecht and Heidelberg ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Utrecht to Heidelberg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Utrecht and Heidelberg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Heidelberg and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Utrecht to Heidelberg online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Utrecht to Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $27 (€22) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $129 (€105) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $34 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Utrecht to Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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