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Overview: Train from Heidelberg to Sion

distanceDistance228 miles (367 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 57 min
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Heidelberg to Sion cover the 228 miles (367 km) long journey taking on average 12 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Gare de Sion.

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train to Sion from Heidelberg. 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 bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Heidelberg and Sion, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Heidelberg to Sion

    Travel by train to Sion 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 Sion.

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Heidelberg, Germany to Sion, Switzerland?

    Travel between Heidelberg, Germany and Sion, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

    What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

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

    When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Heidelberg and Sion before traveling.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Sion, Switzerland?

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

    Is my return train into Heidelberg from Sion 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 Sion?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    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:

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

    Last checked on 5/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Heidelberg from Sion closer to your date of departure here here.

    What is the distance to Sion from Heidelberg by train?

    The distance from Heidelberg to Sion by train is approximately 228 miles (367 km).

    How long is the train to Sion from Heidelberg?

    The Heidelberg to Sion train duration is on average 12 h 57 min, which is to be expected when traveling 228 miles (367 km) to Sion from Heidelberg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What train station in Heidelberg goes to Sion? What train station do I come into Sion 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 Sion, your train can arrive in train stations including Gare de Sion, Sion, Valais de Coeur Champsec and Sion, Les Fontaines.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Heidelberg Hbf   to Gare de Sion.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Heidelberg Hbf, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Heidelberg.

    The most popular arrival train station, Gare de Sion, is located 0.1 miles (171 m) away from the city center of Sion.

    Which train providers can take me from Heidelberg to Sion?

    Take the Heidelberg to Sion train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Heidelberg to Sion as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services per day are there between Heidelberg and Sion?

    On average, there is 1 train a day from Heidelberg to Sion. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When is the earliest train from Heidelberg to Sion? When is the last train from Heidelberg to Sion?

    The earliest train departing from Heidelberg to Sion leaves at 6: 36 PM. The last train departing from Heidelberg to Sion leaves at 6: 36 PM. You can find the latest Heidelberg to Sion train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Heidelberg Hbf is the most popular Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg for your trip to Sion.

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