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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Freistadt to Heidelberg. Traveling by train from Freistadt to Heidelberg usually takes around 10 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 9 hours and 29 minutes.

Distance272 mi (437 km)
Fastest train9h 0m
Lowest price£111.95
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
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Which train should you take from Freistadt to Heidelberg?

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the one and only train line which connects Freistadt, to Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company29h 30m£111.95

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Freistadt to Heidelberg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Freistadt to Heidelberg?

The distance between Freistadt and Heidelberg is approximately 272 miles, or 437 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 29 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Freistadt to Heidelberg are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Freistadt at 17:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Freistadt to Heidelberg?

Trains leave the station in Freistadt twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Heidelberg to Freistadt. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Freistadt to Heidelberg for £32.21.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Freistadt?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Freistadt.

Train stations in Freistadt:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Heidelberg?

Arrival stations

Heidelberg receives travelers from Freistadt at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Heidelberg:

  • Heidelberg-Schlierbach/Ziegelhausen

  • Heidelberg Orthopädie

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