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How to travel from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf? Look no further.

There are around 36 trains per day running between Heidelberg and Saarbrücken Hbf, which usually take 2 hours 17 minutes to complete the 77 miles (123 km) journey. It can take as little as 1 hour 43 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. All or part of your journey will be on board a DB train, as they are the main operator of trains on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf by train

First train

04:13

Last train

23:14

Departure station

Heidelberg

Arrival station

Saarbrücken Hbf

Journey time

From 1h 43m

Distance

77 miles (123 km)

Frequency

36 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf for Tuesday 23rd April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:13 13:15 2h 2m, 1 change
11:33 13:56 2h 23m, 1 change
12:13 13:59 1h 46m, 1 change
12:34 14:58 2h 24m, 1 change
13:13 15:15 2h 2m, 1 change
13:33 15:59 2h 26m, 1 change
14:20 16:15 1h 55m, 1 change
14:33 16:58 2h 25m, 1 change
15:13 17:15 2h 2m, 1 change
15:33 17:56 2h 23m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn trains from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf

You can travel from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf on Deutsche Bahn 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 million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

Cheap train tickets from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf

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 Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Heidelberg and Saarbrücken Hbf is 2 hours and 17 minutes, with around 36 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 Heidelberg and Saarbrücken Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf leaves at 04:13. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf leaves at 23:14. 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 Heidelberg and Saarbrücken Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Heidelberg to Saarbrücken Hbf cover a distance of around 77 miles (123 km) during the journey.

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