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Chemnitz - Heilbronn Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 85 daily trains from Chemnitz to Heilbronn. Traveling by train from Chemnitz to Heilbronn usually takes around 8 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 56 minutes.

Distance202 mi (325 km)
Fastest train6h 0m
Lowest price$49.31
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Chemnitz to Heilbronn?

2 train services operate from Chemnitz, Saxony to Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 53 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn327h 52m$64.40
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company538h 44m$119.85

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Chemnitz and Heilbronn is approximately 202 miles, or 325 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 56 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 Chemnitz to Heilbronn are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Chemnitz at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 Chemnitz to Heilbronn?

There are 85 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 Heilbronn to Chemnitz. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Chemnitz to Heilbronn for $40.22.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Chemnitz?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Chemnitz.

Where is the train station in Heilbronn?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Heilbronn than most cities. Most trains from Chemnitz will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Heilbronn:

Train stations in Heilbronn:

  • Heilbronn Hbf

  • Heilbronn Kaufland

  • Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof/Willy-Brandt-Pl.

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