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Train Information from Geneva to Heidelberg

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 29 min
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Heidelberg cover the 250 miles (403 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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Geneva to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn

Find the best trip from Geneva to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn

One of the best ways to travel between Geneva and Heidelberg is by taking a train with Deutsche Bahn. Omio helps you find the ideal Deutsche Bahn train between Geneva and Heidelberg by showing you Deutsche Bahn’s current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Geneva to Heidelberg journey. You can expect to travel 250 miles (403 km) between Geneva and Heidelberg on a train with Deutsche Bahn. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Geneva and Heidelberg, you can check straight away if the Deutsche Bahn ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Deutsche Bahn train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Geneva to Heidelberg!

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Trains from Geneva to Heidelberg
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Geneva, Switzerland to Heidelberg, Germany?

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

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

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

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Geneva and Heidelberg as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Heidelberg, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Switzerland 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Heidelberg.

How far is Geneva to Heidelberg by train?
The Geneva to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 250 miles (403 km).
How many hours is the train time between Geneva and Heidelberg?
On average the Geneva to Heidelberg train time is 5 h 29 min  covering the 250 miles (403 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Geneva goes to Heidelberg? What train station do I come into Heidelberg from Geneva?

When departing from Geneva, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Genève and Geneva. When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your trip in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers book a train from Genève   to Heidelberg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Geneva? Where is the train station in Heidelberg?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Genève, which is located around 0.6 miles (950 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Heidelberg Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Geneva to Heidelberg?
If you're looking for trains from Geneva to Heidelberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Geneva to Heidelberg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there from Geneva to Heidelberg?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Geneva to Heidelberg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Geneva to Heidelberg?
You can take the earliest train from Geneva to Heidelberg at 5: 42 AM   or take the last train from Geneva to Heidelberg leaving at 8: 29 PM. Look for the latest Geneva to Heidelberg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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