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Heidelberg to Gothenburg by train

  • First train
    04:28
  • Last train
    15:46
  • Avg changes
    4
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 33m
  • Distance
    949 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    2
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 4m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Heidelberg to Gothenburg by train

Fast trains from Heidelberg to Gothenburg take around 14 hours and 33 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 949 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Heidelberg and Gothenburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Heidelberg to Gothenburg?

Journeys between Heidelberg and Gothenburg usually involve 4 changes of train.

We usually find at least one departure on the route from Heidelberg to Gothenburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Heidelberg to Gothenburg train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 33 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the only train to Gothenburg is usually scheduled to depart Heidelberg around 04:28. At weekends the only train usually departs Heidelberg around 04:28.

When to book Heidelberg to Gothenburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 2 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 Gothenburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Heidelberg and Gothenburg?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Lyntog
  • Regional-Express
  • 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.