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There are 5 ways to get from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University by train, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from St. Moritz to Chur 8-Y
  2. Take the train from Chur to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ice / ...

118€ - 201€

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Train via Basel  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from St. Moritz to Chur 8-Y
  2. Take the train from Chur to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

107€ - 250€

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Train #2  •  10h 16m

  1. Take the train from St. Moritz to Chur 17-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Heidelberg Hbf Ic

118€ - 156€

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University 506.1 km

55€ - 80€

Train, fly  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from St. Moritz to Chur
  2. Take the train from Chur to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

135€ - 357€

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The cheapest way to get from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University. However, there are services departing from St. Moritz and arriving at Heidelberg-Altstadt via Chur, Basel Sbb and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 28m.

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The distance between St. Moritz and Heidelberg University is 335 km. The road distance is 506.1 km.

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The best way to get from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University without a car is to train which takes 8h 23m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 8h 23m to get from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University, including transfers.

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St. Moritz to Heidelberg University train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, depart from St. Moritz station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Moritz to Heidelberg University is 506 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University.

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  • Distance: 334.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 23m

What companies run services between St. Moritz, Switzerland and Heidelberg University, Germany?

You can take a train from St. Moritz to Heidelberg University via Chur, Karlsruhe Hbf, Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof Bstg P, and Heidelberg, Peterskirche in around 8h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Train operators
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from St. Moritz to Chur
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Rhätische Bahn
Schedules at
Rhätische Bahn
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 Chur to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Chur to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Chur to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Chur to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chur to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
55€ - 80€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Feldkirch to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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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
3 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Railjet

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