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There are 4 ways to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 18m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

€31 - €85

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Bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg 108

€9 - €12

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Train via Offenburg  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg Re
  3. Take the train from Offenburg to Strasbourg Bahnhof 719 / ...

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) 135.2 km

€15 - €23

Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg Station and Strasbourg (Station) is around 1h 44m and covers a distance of around 133 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) train service departs from Heidelberg Hbf and arrives in Strasbourg. Typically 54 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 44m
Fastest train time:
1h 25m
Train distance:
133 km
Trains per week:
54
Cheapest price:
€31
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:59
Last train departs at:
18:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Strasbourg (Station) is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Strasbourg (Station) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Strasbourg (Station) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from France.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) is to bus which costs €9 - €12 and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) is to drive which costs €15 - €23 and takes 1h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg Post Waypoint and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station). However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg via Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Heidelberg Station and Strasbourg (Station) is 114 km. The road distance is 135.2 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs €30 - €90.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station), including transfers.

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg Post Waypoint station.

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) 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 Strasbourg (Station) is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs €30 - €90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €12 and takes 2h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station).
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  • Distance: 114.2 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Heidelberg Station, Germany and Strasbourg (Station), Grand Est, France?

You can take a train from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) via Karlsruhe Hbf in around 2h 18m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg 6 times a week. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 2h 4m.

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
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
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 Offenburg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€15 - €18
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-AG
Phone
ortenaulinie
Email
tgo@ortenaulinie.de
Website
ortenaulinie.de
Train from Offenburg to Strasbourg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südwestdeutsche Landesverkehrs-AG
Südwestdeutsche Verkehrs AG
Train from Offenburg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg Post Waypoint to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station) is 135 km. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Heidelberg Station to Strasbourg (Station).

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