Train Heidelberg - Munich prices from $18.37

Start From
$18.37

Heidelberg to Munich by train

The journey from Heidelberg to Munich by train is 158.14 mi and takes 3 hr 23 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:19 AM and the last at 6:15 AM. It is possible to travel from Heidelberg to Munich by train for as little as $18.37 or as much as $25.56. The best price for this journey is $18.37.

Lowest Price$18.37
Journey Duration3 hr 23 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$18.37
Highest Price$25.56
First Departure2:19 AM
Last Departure6:15 AM
Distance158.14 mi
DepartureHeidelberg
ArrivalMunich
CarriersDB - Intercity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE)

Heidelberg to Munich Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Mar 1, 2024

Your journey from Heidelberg to Munich with Virail

Do you know the best way to get from Heidelberg to Munich? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Heidelberg to Munich?

Prices will vary when you travel from Heidelberg to Munich. On average, though, you'll pay about $21.25 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $18.37, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
Unfortunately, no price was found for your trip from Heidelberg to Munich. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find price results.
On average, a train ticket from Heidelberg to Munich will cost you $21.25. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from Heidelberg to Munich take by train?

The average journey time is 3 hr 23 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 158.14 mi from Heidelberg to Munich. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Heidelberg to Munich to take longer than 3 hr 23 min. The distance between Heidelberg and Munich is around 158.14 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hr 23 min. However, the fastest routes between Heidelberg and Munich take 3 hr 3 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

Which stations can I use on the Heidelberg to Munich route?

In Heidelberg, departure stations include . When you arrive in Munich, you may be able to disembark at stations such as . Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Heidelberg to Munich are there every day?

On average, there are 5 daily departures from Heidelberg to Munich. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 2 departures from Heidelberg which travel directly to Munich. There are 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Heidelberg to Munich. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

Show full descriptionHide full description

Compare prices and tickets from Heidelberg to Munich

Cheap train tickets from Heidelberg to Munich
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Heidelberg to Munich.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Heidelberg to Munich, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Heidelberg to Munich.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Show tickets by
Best time to book Heidelberg to Munich travel

Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Find the best day to travel to Munich by train

When travelling to Munich by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Heidelberg to Munich

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Heidelberg to Munich.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
wifi WiFi
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
wifi WiFi
quiet_zone Quiet zone
power_sockets Power sockets
luggage Luggage
accessibility Accessibility
food_and_drink Food and drink
air_con Air conditioning
bicycle Bicycle

Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

wifi WiFi open icon close icon
Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
power_sockets Power sockets open icon close icon
All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
luggage Luggage open icon close icon
On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
accessibility Accessibility open icon close icon
Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
food_and_drink Food and drink open icon close icon
On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
air_con Air conditioning open icon close icon
Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
bicycle Bicycle open icon close icon
For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Heidelberg to Munich
Compare services on board when travelling from Heidelberg to Munich by train.
Facilities DB - Intercity DB - InterCity Express (ICE)
wifi WiFi check check
power_sockets Power sockets check check
luggage Luggage check check
food_and_drink Food and drink check check
quiet_zone Quiet zone cross check
accessibility Accessibility cross check
air_con Air conditioning cross check
bicycle Bicycle cross check
sleeper_couchette Sleeper cross check

Heidelberg to Munich CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
17.82kg
Bus
19.09kg
Flight
50.9kg
Car
40.72kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Heidelberg to Munich by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Heidelberg and Munich are 17.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Heidelberg and Munich? By taking the train between Heidelberg and Munich you will save 33.08kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.27kg compared to a bus and 22.9kg compared to a car.

Anything we can improve?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Heidelberg to Munich?
A train ticket from Heidelberg to Munich is $21.25. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $18.37.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Heidelberg to Munich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Heidelberg to Munich is $18.37. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Heidelberg and Munich by train?
Heidelberg to Munich is 158.14 mi.
How long does the train between Heidelberg and Munich take?
Heidelberg to Munich is on average 3 hr 23 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 3 min.
Which companies operate from Heidelberg to Munich?
The train journey from Heidelberg to Munich is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Heidelberg to Munich?
Heidelberg to Munich has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Heidelberg to Munich leave?
The earliest train from Heidelberg to Munich departs at 2:19 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Heidelberg to Munich depart?
The latest train from Heidelberg to Munich departs at 6:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Heidelberg to Munich in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $18.37 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Heidelberg to Munich?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Heidelberg to go to Munich. You can go from Schwetzingen, Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach, Heidelberg-Altstadt and Heidelberg Hbf and you can arrive at München, München Hauptbahnhof Süd and München Hbf Nord.
How many direct connections depart from Heidelberg to Munich?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Heidelberg to go to Munich.
What's the fastest journey time between Heidelberg to Munich by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Heidelberg and Munich is 3 hr 3 min.
Is there a direct train from Heidelberg to Munich?
Yes, there is a direct train between Heidelberg and Munich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Heidelberg to Munich by train?
The train journey from Heidelberg to Munich creates 17.82kg of CO2 emissions.

Go local from Heidelberg

Trending routes

Weekend getaways from Heidelberg

International routes from Heidelberg and nearby areas

Other destinations from Heidelberg

Main routes to Munich

Related routes

Other popular routes