Heidelberg to Utrecht by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    22:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 16m
  • Distance
    390 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    34
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heidelberg to Utrecht by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Utrecht take around 4 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 390 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Utrecht.

1. Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Utrecht?

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

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Heidelberg to Utrecht 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 38 departures.

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

The Heidelberg to Utrecht train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Utrecht is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 04:28 and the last train is around 22:23. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Heidelberg around 04:13, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Heidelberg to Utrecht train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Utrecht by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Utrecht?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

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.