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Duration 7h 53m
Distance 417.7 km
Average price 80€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Karlovy Vary and Heidelberg takes 7h 53m and the fastest train takes 6h 33m. The train service runs several times per day from Karlovy Vary 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. Karlovy Vary
  2. Cheb
  3. Nuernberg Hbf
  4. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  5. Heidelberg
7h 18m
58€ - 155€

Karlovy Vary to Heidelberg train times

Trains run five times a day between Karlovy Vary and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 14:56 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Karlovy Vary is at 17:45 which arrives into Heidelberg at 01:34. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlovy Vary to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Karlovy Vary and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Cheb, Nuernberg Hbf and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Karlovy Vary and Heidelberg is 314 km. The road distance is 417.7 km.

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Karlovy Vary to Heidelberg train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Karlovy Vary station.

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

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