Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 34m
  • Distance
    110 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 33m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber take around 3 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 110 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

1. Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber?

Journeys between Heidelberg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 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 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber?

The Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 04:39 and the last train is around 22:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heidelberg around 04:13, and the last at 21:20.

When to book Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train tickets?

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Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber?

More than one train company operates on the route from Heidelberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, 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.

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