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Train Information from Geneva to Heidelberg

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Heidelberg cover the 250 miles (403 km) long route taking on average 5 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £24, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Geneva to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Geneva to Heidelberg from £24 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey from Geneva to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Geneva and Heidelberg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Geneva to Heidelberg by DB is 250 miles (403 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Geneva and Heidelberg is £24.

DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Geneva and Heidelberg:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Geneva to Heidelberg
Travel by train to Heidelberg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Heidelberg.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Geneva and Heidelberg?

Travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Heidelberg from Geneva restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Geneva?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Heidelberg from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Geneva, Switzerland from Heidelberg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Geneva from Heidelberg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Heidelberg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Geneva from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Geneva to Heidelberg?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Geneva to Heidelberg for the next 7 days starting from £24  one way.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Geneva to Heidelberg on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Geneva to Heidelberg train prices are on average £26  one way.
What is the distance by train from Geneva to Heidelberg?
The train distance from Geneva to Heidelberg is around 250 miles (403 km).
How long is the train journey to Heidelberg from Geneva?
The train time from Geneva to Heidelberg is on average 5 h 34 min  for the 250 miles (403 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Geneva to Heidelberg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Geneva to Heidelberg train leave from? Which Heidelberg train station do I come into from Geneva?

There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your route from including Genève and Geneva. In Heidelberg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Genève   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Geneva to go to Heidelberg? Where is the train station in Heidelberg located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Genève and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Heidelberg most often arrive at Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Geneva to Heidelberg?
For the route from Geneva to Heidelberg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Geneva to Heidelberg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Heidelberg from Geneva?
The average number of trains departing Geneva for Heidelberg is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Geneva to Heidelberg? When is the last train from Geneva to Heidelberg?
The earliest train for this route departs from Geneva at 11: 42. The last train leaves from Geneva at 19: 50. Check Omio for the latest train times from Geneva to Heidelberg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets from Geneva to Heidelberg for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Geneva to Heidelberg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £26 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Geneva to Heidelberg a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Heidelberg
Genève is the most popular Geneva railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Geneva for your journey to Heidelberg.