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Heidelberg to Aachen by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    00:58
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 29m
  • Distance
    239 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 3m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Heidelberg to Aachen by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Aachen take around 2 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 239 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Aachen.

1. Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Aachen?

Journeys between Heidelberg and Aachen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Heidelberg to Aachen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 35 departures.

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

The Heidelberg to Aachen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Aachen is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 04:13 and the last train is around 00:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heidelberg around 04:28, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Heidelberg to Aachen 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 Heidelberg to Aachen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Aachen?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

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

Aachen to Heidelberg by train

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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.