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Duration 5h 45m
Distance 574.7 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hamburg and Heidelberg takes 5h 45m and the fastest train takes 4h 37m. The train service runs several times per day from Hamburg 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.

Train

  1. Hamburg Hbf
  2. Heidelberg
4h 44m
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100€ - 140€

Hamburg to Heidelberg train times

Trains run every three hours between Hamburg and Heidelberg. The service departs Hamburg at 17:24 in the afternoon, which arrives into Heidelberg at 22:08. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 5h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Hamburg to Heidelberg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Heidelberg is 469 km. The road distance is 574.7 km.

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Hamburg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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Hamburg to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Hamburg and Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hamburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100€ - 140€ and the journey takes 4h 44m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route 4 times a day.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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