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from Geneva to Heidelberg

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Travel Information between Geneva and Heidelberg

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $172
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 8 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $172 (€137) • 5 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 250 miles (403 km) by bus, flight or train to Heidelberg from Geneva. 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 $34 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Heidelberg.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Heidelberg, Germany if I’m coming from Geneva, Switzerland?

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

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Heidelberg from Geneva?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Heidelberg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/24/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Heidelberg from Geneva.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Geneva, 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 travelers 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 9/23/21. 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.

How do I go from Geneva to Heidelberg?

There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Heidelberg: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Geneva to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Heidelberg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€27) compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A train is generally $18 (€14) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $51 (€41) from Geneva to Heidelberg.

A train is $138 (€111) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Geneva to Heidelberg costing on average $172 (€137).

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

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Geneva is by flight with an average travel time of 5 h 30 min.

Other travel options to Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Heidelberg by bus can take on average 10 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 8 h 54 min   on average.

How many miles from Geneva to Heidelberg would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there to Heidelberg from Geneva?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Heidelberg is:

  • 10 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Geneva? Where do I arrive in Heidelberg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Geneva to Heidelberg:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Geneva to Heidelberg depart from Genève to Heidelberg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get 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:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Heidelberg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Geneva to Heidelberg for $51 (€41).
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Heidelberg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Geneva to Heidelberg for $172 (€137).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Heidelberg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Geneva to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $34 (€27).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Geneva to Heidelberg?
Looking to extend your trip from Geneva to Heidelberg? Many Omio customers who go from Geneva to Heidelberg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich from Heidelberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets from Geneva to Heidelberg online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $51 (€41) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $172 (€137) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $34 (€27) one way on average.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Heidelberg
Geneve, Cornavin
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