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Take the train from Barcelona to Heidelberg in 11 hours 18 minutes

If you want to travel from Barcelona to Heidelberg by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Barcelona to Heidelberg by train to take around 17 hours 51 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 11 hours 18 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 7 trains per day running on this route, which spans 1025 km. You'll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Heidelberg.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Barcelona to Heidelberg start from $112.78 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Barcelona to Heidelberg by train

It takes an average of 17h 51m to travel from Barcelona to Heidelberg by train, over a distance of around 637 miles (1025 km). There are normally 7 trains per day traveling from Barcelona to Heidelberg and tickets for this journey start from $112.78 when you book in advance.

First train

9:28 am

Last train

4:34 pm

Departure station

Barcelona

Arrival station

Heidelberg

Journey time

From 11h 18m

Distance

637 miles (1025 km)

Frequency

7 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Price

From $112.78

Train and bus operators

Flixbus

Barcelona to Heidelberg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Barcelona to Heidelberg for martedì lug 30º 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
8:28 am 7:46 pm 11h 18m, 2 changes
12:09 pm 7:44 am 19h 35m, 8 changes
12:09 pm 8:41 am 20h 32m, 7 changes
3:04 pm 9:41 am 18h 37m, 3 changes
3:04 pm 9:45 am 18h 41m, 2 changes
3:34 pm 9:41 am 18h 7m, 4 changes
3:34 pm 9:45 am 18h 11m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Barcelona to Heidelberg

The price of train tickets from Barcelona to Heidelberg starts at $112.78 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Barcelona to Heidelberg by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Barcelona to Heidelberg

Want to know more about your journey from Barcelona to Heidelberg? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Barcelona to Heidelberg take?

The average journey time by train between Barcelona and Heidelberg is 17 hours and 51 minutes, with around 7 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Barcelona and Heidelberg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Barcelona to Heidelberg is 11 hours and 18 minutes.

How much does the train from Barcelona to Heidelberg cost?

Train tickets from Barcelona to Heidelberg can start from as little as $112.78 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Barcelona to Heidelberg?

No, there are no direct train services from Barcelona to Heidelberg. Travelling from Barcelona to Heidelberg by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Barcelona to Heidelberg leave?

The first train from Barcelona to Heidelberg leaves at 09:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Barcelona to Heidelberg leave?

The last train from Barcelona to Heidelberg leaves at 16:34. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Barcelona and Heidelberg by train?

Trains travelling from Barcelona to Heidelberg cover a distance of around 637 miles (1025 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Heidelberg to Barcelona.


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