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Dortmund to Heidelberg by train

  • First train
    05:37
  • Last train
    20:58
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 57m
  • Distance
    251 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    6
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 15m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Dortmund to Heidelberg by train

Fast trains from Dortmund to Heidelberg take around 3 hours and 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 251 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dortmund and Heidelberg.

1. Are there direct trains from Dortmund to Heidelberg?

Direct trains from Dortmund to Heidelberg have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Dortmund to Heidelberg every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Dortmund to Heidelberg?

The Dortmund to Heidelberg train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Dortmund to Heidelberg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Heidelberg is usually scheduled to depart Dortmund around 05:37 and the last train is around 20:58. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Dortmund to Heidelberg train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dortmund to Heidelberg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Dortmund and Heidelberg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Dortmund to Heidelberg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.