Munich to Heidelberg
After staying for 5 nights at Munich, I moved to next destination, Heidelberg. Heidelberg is located in southeastern Germany along the Neckar river and it takes about three and a half hours by train from Munich.
I had purchased train tickets for long-distance movement via Internet in Japan in advance. I already got information about the stations which I had planed to use from the Web. All the prepareations for the railway trip were set!!
E-ticket written in German
All information on the ticket was written in German. When I first saw it, it was hard to find my carriage number and my seat!
These are common words on German railway timetable and ticket.
Munich Railway Station
It was a huge terminal station and there was an array of trains. It was not only domestic trains but also closs-border trains. It was quite interesting to travel by cross-border train.
There were lots of nice restaurants and shops at the station building. It was always crowded and busy with people from morning till night.
Track information board
There was an information board on each platform and it shows me which part of the platform I had to wait for my train.
There were direct trains connections from Munich to Heidelberg. right:
When a ticket inspector comes to inspect tickets, you are required to show your E-ticket and credit card which you used to purchase your ticket. After ticket inspection, you can receive a stamp on your ticket.