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Duration 10h 22m
Distance 677 km
Average price 309€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cambridge and Heidelberg takes 10h 22m and the fastest train takes 7h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Cambridge to Heidelberg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cambridge
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  5. Heidelberg
9h 15m
206€ - 545€

Cambridge to Heidelberg train times

Trains run four times a day between Cambridge and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 13:44 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Cambridge is at 18:08 which arrives into Heidelberg at 11:41. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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The distance between Cambridge and Heidelberg is 677 km.

Cambridge to Heidelberg train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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Cambridge to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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Heidelberg is 1h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 10:20 AM in Cambridge and 11:20 AM in Heidelberg.

There are 726+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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