Saarbrücken to Heidelberg by train

  • First train
    04:44
  • Last train
    22:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 45m
  • Distance
    124 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 2m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Saarbrücken to Heidelberg by train

Fast trains from Saarbrücken to Heidelberg take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 124 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Saarbrücken and Heidelberg.

1. Are there direct trains from Saarbrücken to Heidelberg?

Journeys between Saarbrücken and Heidelberg usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Saarbrücken to Heidelberg 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 37 departures.

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

The Saarbrücken to Heidelberg train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Heidelberg is usually scheduled to depart Saarbrücken around 04:44 and the last train is around 22:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Saarbrücken around 05:31, and the last at 22:02.

When to book Saarbrücken to Heidelberg train tickets?

Trains in Germany 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 Saarbrücken to Heidelberg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Saarbrücken and Heidelberg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • TGV

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

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