Freiburg to Heidelberg by train

  • First train
    04:47
  • Last train
    00:18
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 44m
  • Distance
    168 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 15m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Freiburg to Heidelberg by train

Fast trains from Freiburg to Heidelberg take around 1 hour and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 168 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Freiburg and Heidelberg.

1. Are there direct trains from Freiburg to Heidelberg?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Freiburg 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 36 departures.

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

The Freiburg to Heidelberg train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Heidelberg is usually scheduled to depart Freiburg around 04:47 and the last train is around 00:18. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Freiburg around 05:44, and the last at 22:25.

When to book Freiburg 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 Freiburg to Heidelberg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Freiburg and Heidelberg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • 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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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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