Cheap Zurich to Heidelberg train tickets

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How much are Zurich to Heidelberg train tickets?

Lowest Price$39.42
Fastest3h 37m
Daily Schedules105
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How to find cheap train tickets from Zurich to Heidelberg ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Zurich to Heidelberg is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Zurich to Heidelberg was $72.45. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 2 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $25.47 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Zurich to Heidelberg ? How far is Zurich to Heidelberg ?

The distance between Zurich to Heidelberg is 139.91 miles or 225.10 km. A train trip from Zurich to Heidelberg typically takes 4 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Heidelberg faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Deutsche Bahn. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 3 hours and 37 minutes to get from Zurich to Heidelberg.

Going from Zurich to Heidelberg by train takes over 4 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Zurich to Heidelberg are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Zurich to Heidelberg

Typically there are 105 schedules to compare for your trip to Heidelberg. On the route to Heidelberg 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Zurich to Heidelberg, usually offering 98 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Zurich to Heidelberg, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Zurich to Heidelberg, which start at $18.65.

Zurich to Heidelberg is served by 2 train carriers

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Zurich to Heidelberg start from $21.93, and on average cost $66.20. Daily there are 98 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn in Zurich leaves from Zürich HB, And in Heidelberg trains arrive at Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach and 4 other train stations.

From Zurich to Heidelberg train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Heidelberg faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 37 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 91 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $98.36 for a one-way train ticket to Heidelberg.

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Avg. Time
4h 20m
Avg. Price
$66.20

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Zurich to Heidelberg start from $28.54, and on average cost $59.66. Daily there are 7 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Heidelberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Zurich leaves from Zürich HB, And in Heidelberg trains arrive at Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach and 4 other train stations.

From Zurich to Heidelberg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 6 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 3 hours and 37 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Heidelberg on a weekend there is typically one Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost $57.19 for a one-way weekend reservation from Zurich.

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Avg. Time
8h 6m
Avg. Price
$59.66

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Zurich on their way to Heidelberg. The busiest departure station in Zurich serving this route is Zürich HB.
  • Zürich HB
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in Heidelberg. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Zurich serving this route is Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach, Heidelberg-Schlierbach/Ziegelhausen, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen, Heidelberg-Altstadt, Heidelberg Orthopädie.
  • Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach
  • Heidelberg-Schlierbach/Ziegelhausen
  • Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen
  • Heidelberg-Altstadt
  • Heidelberg Orthopädie