Heidelberg to Prague by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 10m
  • Distance
    422 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    12hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heidelberg to Prague by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Prague take around 8 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 422 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Prague.

1. Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Prague?

Journeys between Heidelberg and Prague usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Heidelberg to Prague every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

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

The Heidelberg to Prague train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Prague is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 06:54 and the last train is around 00:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heidelberg around 09:10, and the last at 22:10.

When to book Heidelberg to Prague train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Prague by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Prague?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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.