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Heilbronn - Utrecht Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 161 daily trains from Heilbronn to Utrecht. Traveling by train from Heilbronn to Utrecht usually takes around 7 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 5 hours and 37 minutes.

Distance271 mi (437 km)
Fastest train5h 37m
Lowest price€37.90
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Heilbronn to Utrecht?

2 train services operate from Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg to Utrecht, Utrecht. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 137 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn247h 32m€115.65
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1377h 28m€95.60

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Heilbronn to Utrecht 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 Heilbronn to Utrecht?

The distance between Heilbronn and Utrecht is approximately 271 miles, or 437 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 37 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 Heilbronn to Utrecht are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Heilbronn at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Heilbronn to Utrecht?

There are 161 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 Utrecht to Heilbronn. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Heilbronn to Utrecht for €44.63.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Heilbronn?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Heilbronn.

Where is the train station in Utrecht?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Utrecht than most cities. Most trains from Heilbronn will stop at one (or more) of the 6 following stations in Utrecht:

Train stations in Utrecht:

  • Lunetten-Zuid

  • Utrecht Zuilen

  • Utrecht Leidsche Rijn

  • Utrecht Terwijde

  • Vleuten

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