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from Geneva to Heidelberg

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Travel Information between Geneva and Heidelberg

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £122
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £24 • 8 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £122 • 5 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 250 miles (403 km) by coach, flight or train from Geneva to Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Geneva to Heidelberg.

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Travel from Geneva to Heidelberg
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FAQs
Is international travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany allowed?

International travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heidelberg if travelling from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Heidelberg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Heidelberg from Geneva.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Heidelberg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Geneva, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Geneva, Switzerland from Heidelberg, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Geneva from Heidelberg?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Geneva from Heidelberg here.

What are my travel options from Geneva to Heidelberg?

There are 3 travel options from Geneva to Heidelberg: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Geneva?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Heidelberg, which costs on average £24.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

A train is about £12 less than a coach, which costs on average £36 for this trip.

A train journey is usually £98 less than a journey to Heidelberg by plane, which costs on average £122 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Geneva to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to travel to Heidelberg from Geneva is by flight, which takes on average 5 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 10 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 54 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Geneva to Heidelberg?

The distance from Geneva to Heidelberg is approximately 250 miles (403 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Geneva to Heidelberg?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Heidelberg is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Geneva to Heidelberg as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Geneva to Heidelberg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Geneva to Heidelberg:

  • Coaches from Geneva to Heidelberg most often leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Trains most often depart from Geneva at Genève and arrive in Heidelberg at Heidelberg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Geneva to Heidelberg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Geneva to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for coaches to Heidelberg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Geneva to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for £36.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Heidelberg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Geneva to Heidelberg for £122 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Heidelberg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Geneva to Heidelberg for £24 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Heidelberg from Geneva ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Geneva to Heidelberg don't make Heidelberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich, either of which you could add to your Geneva and Heidelberg trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Heidelberg to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Geneva and Heidelberg online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Heidelberg from Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £36 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £122 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £24 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Geneva and Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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