COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Germany. Learn More.
Duration 4h 10m
Distance 330.1 km
Average price 91€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heidelberg takes 4h 10m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. The train service runs several times per day from Zurich Airport (ZRH) 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. Zuerich Hb
  2. Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Heidelberg
4h 45m
Bookable on Rome2rio
62€ - 148€

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg train times

Trains run every four hours between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 13:46 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Zurich Airport (ZRH) is at 18:46 which arrives into Heidelberg at 23:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zurich Airport (ZRH) 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.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Germany. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Germany.

Learn More.

No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Zuerich Hb and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 45m.

More details

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heidelberg is 218 km. The road distance is 330.1 km.

Get driving directions

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

More details

Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

More details

Book your Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 753+ hotels available in Heidelberg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

More details

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Heidelberg?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Heidelberg via Zuerich Hb and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 4h 45m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

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 Zuerich Hb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps