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Train Information between Heidelberg and Lausanne

distanceDistance221 miles (356 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Heidelberg to Lausanne cover the 221 miles (356 km) long route taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Lausanne.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Lausanne

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Heidelberg to Lausanne from £24. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 221 miles (356 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Heidelberg to Lausanne. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Heidelberg to Lausanne on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Heidelberg to Lausanne you can pay as low as £24.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver 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, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Heidelberg and Lausanne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Heidelberg to Lausanne
Travel by train to Lausanne 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 Heidelberg to Lausanne.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Heidelberg and Lausanne?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Lausanne, Switzerland?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lausanne from Heidelberg as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Heidelberg from Lausanne?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 17/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Heidelberg from Lausanne.

What is the cost of cheap trains to Lausanne from Heidelberg?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Heidelberg and Lausanne for the next 7 days starting from £24  one way.
How much is a train ticket from Heidelberg to Lausanne?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Heidelberg and Lausanne is £24  one way.
How many miles is it from Heidelberg to Lausanne by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Lausanne from Heidelberg via train to be approximately 221 miles (356 km).
How long is the train journey from Heidelberg to Lausanne?
The train time from Heidelberg to Lausanne is on average 4 h 35 min  for the 221 miles (356 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lausanne from Heidelberg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Heidelberg goes to Lausanne? Which train station do I come into Lausanne from Heidelberg?

When taking a train from Heidelberg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt. When you arrive in Lausanne, your train can arrive in train stations including Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Heidelberg Hbf   to Lausanne.

Where do I find the Heidelberg train station to Lausanne? Where is the Lausanne train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Heidelberg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Lausanne most often arrive at Lausanne and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Heidelberg and Lausanne?
For the trip from Heidelberg to Lausanne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Lausanne from Heidelberg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Heidelberg and Lausanne?
The average number of trains departing Heidelberg for Lausanne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Heidelberg to Lausanne?
You can take the first train from Heidelberg to Lausanne at 10: 11   or take the last train from Heidelberg to Lausanne leaving at 19: 13. Look for the latest Heidelberg Lausanne train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I book Heidelberg to Lausanne train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Heidelberg and Lausanne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £24 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Heidelberg to Lausanne a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Heidelberg
Lausanne
Heidelberg Hbf is the most popular Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg for your journey to Lausanne.