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Travel Information from Geneva to Heidelberg

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $209
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 6 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 6 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCityjet, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 250 miles (403 km) from Geneva to Heidelberg. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Cityjet, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn 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 from Geneva, Switzerland to Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Heidelberg from Geneva restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heidelberg, Germany from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Geneva and Heidelberg closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Geneva, Switzerland from Heidelberg, Germany?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Geneva, Switzerland was last verified on 1/13/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Geneva from Heidelberg.

What are the ways to get from Geneva to Heidelberg?

There are 3 ways to travel from Geneva to Heidelberg including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Heidelberg is by taking a train with an average price of $36 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

Taking a train is usually $173 (€144) less than taking a flight to Heidelberg, which costs on average $209 (€174) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $72 (€60) less than taking a bus to Heidelberg, which costs on average $108 (€90) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Geneva to Heidelberg is by train with an average journey time of 6 h 2 min.

There are alternative travel options to Heidelberg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 6 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 25 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Geneva to Heidelberg?

The Geneva to Heidelberg distance is around 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:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Geneva to Heidelberg as scheduled services by flight, bus 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 from Geneva to Heidelberg:

  • Buses from Geneva to Heidelberg most often leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Trains from Geneva to Heidelberg most often leave from Genève and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Which travel companies 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 Cityjet to go to Heidelberg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cityjet Geneva to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $209 (€174).
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Heidelberg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Geneva to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $108 (€90).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Heidelberg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Geneva to Heidelberg for $36 (€30).

What is another destination I should add to my tour 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 early should I book tickets from Geneva to Heidelberg online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Geneva to Heidelberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $209 (€174) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $108 (€90) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $36 (€30) one way.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Heidelberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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