Heidelberg to Vienna by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 9m
  • Distance
    577 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 55m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Heidelberg to Vienna by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Vienna take around 7 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 577 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Vienna.

1. Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Vienna?

Journeys between Heidelberg and Vienna usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Heidelberg to Vienna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Heidelberg to Vienna?

The Heidelberg to Vienna train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Heidelberg to Vienna train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Vienna is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 04:22 and the last train is around 00:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heidelberg around 04:28, and the last at 17:17.

When to book Heidelberg to Vienna train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Heidelberg to Vienna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Vienna?

More than one train company operates on the route from Heidelberg to Vienna, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • RJX
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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