Jihlava to Heidelberg train

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Trip Summary

There are 63 daily trains from Jihlava to Heidelberg. Traveling by train from Jihlava to Heidelberg usually takes around 12 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 11 hours and 11 minutes.

Distance311 mi (500 km)
Fastest train11h 11m
Lowest price€116.94
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Jihlava to Heidelberg?

2 train services operate from Jihlava to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 45 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn2611h 45m€161.71
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company4512h 58m€90.52
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Jihlava to Heidelberg start from €32, and on average cost . Daily there are 45 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Jihlava leaves from Bus Stop . And in Heidelberg trains arrive at Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and 4 other train stations.

    From Jihlava to Heidelberg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 12 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Heidelberg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 11 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Jihlava 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Jihlava to Heidelberg?

The distance between Jihlava and Heidelberg is approximately 311 miles, or 500 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 11 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?

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Jihlava to Heidelberg. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Jihlava at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Jihlava to Heidelberg?

There are 63 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Heidelberg to Jihlava.

City Information

Heidelberg

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Heidelberg - DEHDG-1

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Located on the river Neckar in the southwest of Germany, the university town of Heidelberg is one of the country's most popular destinations. From impressive Baroque and Renaissance architecture to exciting museums, festive Christmas markets, and fantastic shopping, this town has something for everyone.

The first thing you'll see in Heidelberg is the Schloss Heidelberg or Heidelberg Palace. Sitting on a hill overlooking the city, this impressive castle was once the seat of Heidelberg's Prince-Electors. Although rebuilt following the Thirty Years War in the 1600s, this beautiful ruin is open to visitors with audio tours available daily. And as one of the most-Instagrammed castles in Germany, the palace is the perfect backdrop for your next envy-inspiring post. While in the castle, visit the Apotheken-Museum, which displays the history of pharmacies and medical science in Germany.

Heidelberg is also home to the famous hike, Philosopher's Way. Taking its name from the many university academics that used to hike this route for the solitude and views to inspire them, this route rambles up the southern side of the Heiligenberg. With exotic vegetation and a temperate climate during the summer months, it's easy to think that you've accidentally walked all the way to the Mediterranean.

Although Heidelberg does not have an airport, the Mannheim Airport is under 15km away, and it's easy to take a train from Mannheim to Heidelberg. Intercity bus service provides transportation to Heidelberg from many domestic and international destinations. Many direct trains run to Heidelberg from across Germany and other European cities, too, so there is no shortage of travel options to get to this fabulous city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Jihlava?

Main departure station: Bus Stop

There is one train station in Jihlava.

All train stations in Jihlava:

  • Bus Stop

Where is the train station in Heidelberg?

Main arrival station: Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen

There are more train stations and stops in Heidelberg than most cities. Most trains from Jihlava will stop at one (or more) of the 5 following stations in Heidelberg:

Train stations in Heidelberg:

  • Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen

  • Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach

  • Heidelberg-Schlierbach/Ziegelhausen

  • Heidelberg Orthopädie

  • Heidelberg-Altstadt

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