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Train  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Champagne-Ardenne TGV Tgv

€89 - €168

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Bus via Mannheim Hbf  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Reims, Rue du Général Estienne RegioJet

€14 - €62

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg central train station to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV 109

€23 - €27

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Reims 406.9 km

€45 - €65

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Reims

€98 - €314

Train to Stuttgart, fly, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG
  3. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Reims

€115 - €393

Heidelberg Station to Reims by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg Station and Reims is around 8h 7m and covers a distance of around 444 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 4m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Heidelberg Station to Reims train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Reims. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 7m
Fastest train time:
5h 4m
Train distance:
444 km
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
€119
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:48
Last train departs at:
18:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Reims train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Reims is to bus which costs €22 - €27 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Reims is to drive which costs €45 - €65 and takes 3h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Reims. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Reims via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg and Champagne-Ardenne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Reims is 337 km. The road distance is 406.9 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Reims without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs €85 - €170.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Heidelberg Station to Reims, including transfers.

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Heidelberg Station to Reims train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Heidelberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Reims is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs €85 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €22 - €27 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Heidelberg Station to Reims train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Champagne-Ardenne TGV station.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Reims.
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  • Distance: 337 km
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Heidelberg Station, Germany and Reims, France?

You can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Reims via Karlsruhe Hbf, Strasbourg, Champagne-Ardenne TGV, and Champagne-Ardenne in around 5h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg central train station to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV once daily. Tickets cost €20 - €25 and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €140
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Strasbourg to Champagne-Ardenne
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Strasbourg to Champagne-Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Reims
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg central train station to Reims Champagne Ardenne TGV
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Mannheim, ZOB Heinrich von Stephan Str. 6 to Reims, Rue du Général Estienne
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €17
Website
RegioJet

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