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Journey timeFrom 1h 46m
Price$23.16 - $81.45
Distance131km (81 miles)
Frequency6 trains per day
Departure stationGießen
Arrival stationHeidelberg Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf for Thursday 21st Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
17:2219:452h 23m, 3 changesRE 15023, S-Bahn 35960+2Deutsche Bahn (DB)
17:5319:481h 55m, 2 changesRE 4163, ICE 375+1Deutsche Bahn (DB)
18:2220:131h 51m, directICE 1673Deutsche Bahn (DB)
18:5420:542h 00m, 2 changesHLB 24415, ICE 693+1HLB, Deutsche Bahn (DB)
19:2221:121h 50m, 1 changeRE 15127, IC 2397Deutsche Bahn (DB)
19:5321:532h 00m, 2 changesRE 4165, ICE 377+1Deutsche Bahn (DB)
19:5322:082h 15m, 1 changeRE 4165, ICE 777Deutsche Bahn (DB)
20:5422:531h 59m, 2 changesHLB 24417, ICE 695+1HLB, Deutsche Bahn (DB)
20:5423:392h 45m, 1 changeHLB 24417, RE 15337HLB, Deutsche Bahn (DB)
21:5300:022h 09m, 1 changeRE 4167, ICE 1593Deutsche Bahn (DB)

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf

You can travel from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 160 km/h only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf

Train tickets from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf start at €19.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €36.44.
lowest price found
from19.90
on the day
avg. single price36.44

Biglietti e offerte Trenitalia e Frecciarossa

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 Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf by booking early.§

Biglietti e offerte Italo treno

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.

Risparmia prenotando in anticipo

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!

Biglietti e offerte treni internazionali

Take a look at treni in Europa Low Cost to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf? 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 Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Gießen and Heidelberg Hbf is 2 hours and 10 minutes, with around 45 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 Gießen and Heidelberg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf is 1 hour and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf can start from as little as €19.90 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 Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf leave?

The first train from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf leaves at 00:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf leave?

The last train from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf leaves at 22:54. 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 Gießen and Heidelberg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf cover a distance of around 131km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Heidelberg Hbf to Gießen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Gießen to Heidelberg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/04/2019 for travel on 09/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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