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Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

€94 - €189

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Bus  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint N36

€28 - €40

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Train  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Grammont / Geraardsbergen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi S6
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ice / ...

€93 - €174

Train, Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the train from Grammont / Geraardsbergen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi S6
  2. Take the Bus from Brussels to Mannheim

€31 - €45

Drive  •  4h 33m

  1. Drive from Lessines to Heidelberg 495.4 km

€50 - €80

Train to Brussels, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

€62 - €226

Train to Brussels, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

€99 - €248

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Frankfurt  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

€112 - €389

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Stuttgart  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the train from Ath / Aat to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

€155 - €381

Lessines to Heidelberg by train

The train journey time between Lessines and Heidelberg is around 6h 31m and covers a distance of around 539 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 31m. Operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Dutch Railways (NS) and others, the Lessines to Heidelberg train service departs from Lessines / Lessen and arrives in Heidelberg Hbf. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 31m
Fastest train time:
5h 31m
Train distance:
539 km
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
€94
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:43
Last train departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lessines to Heidelberg train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Heidelberg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Heidelberg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Heidelberg is 1.5 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Lessines to Heidelberg is to bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Lessines to Heidelberg is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lessines to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Lessines / Lessen and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Ath / Aat, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Lessines and Heidelberg is 376 km. The road distance is 495.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lessines to Heidelberg without a car is to train via Mannheim Hbf which takes 6h 17m and costs €90 - €190.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Lessines to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Lessines to Heidelberg train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ath / Aat station.

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The best way to get from Lessines to Heidelberg is to train via Mannheim Hbf which takes 6h 17m and costs €90 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €40 and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Map of how to get from Lessines to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 375.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Lessines, Belgium and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Lessines to Heidelberg via Ath / Aat, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Mannheim Hbf in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels-North train station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint 4 times a week. Tickets cost €23 - €29 and the journey takes 7h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €380
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Ath / Aat to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Grammont / Geraardsbergen to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Ath / Aat to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €17
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €23
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €27
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Railjet
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Abellio
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart central station to Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €85
Comfort
€70 - €95
Premium
€85 - €120
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 Brussels-North train station to Heidelberg Pre Waypoint
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Brussels to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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