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from Heidelberg to Geneva

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Travel Information from Heidelberg to Geneva

distanceDistance250 miles (403 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $163
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€30) • 8 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $163 (€133) • 4 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 250 miles (403 km) by bus, flight or train between Heidelberg and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Heidelberg to Geneva.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Heidelberg, Germany currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Geneva from Heidelberg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva, Switzerland 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland 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 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Geneva from Heidelberg closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

Is my journey back to Heidelberg from Geneva restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Heidelberg, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Heidelberg from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Heidelberg to Geneva?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Heidelberg and Geneva?

The cheapest way to travel to Geneva from Heidelberg is by taking a train with an average price of $37 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Geneva, which costs on average $37 (€30) for the same trip.

A train is $126 (€103) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Heidelberg to Geneva costing on average $163 (€133).

What is the quickest way from Heidelberg to Geneva?

The fastest way from Heidelberg to Geneva is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 17 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Geneva by train can take on average 8 h 23 min.

How far is it from Heidelberg to Geneva?

Geneva is approximately 250 miles (403 km) away from Heidelberg.

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

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Geneva is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

When traveling between Heidelberg and Geneva, where do I depart from Heidelberg and where do I arrive in Geneva?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Genève.
Which travel companies can take me from Heidelberg to Geneva?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Heidelberg to Geneva:

  • You can travel from Heidelberg to Geneva by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $37 (€30) with Flixbus from Heidelberg to Geneva.
  • You can travel to Geneva from Heidelberg by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $163 (€133) with Air France from Heidelberg to Geneva.
  • You can go to Geneva from Heidelberg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $37 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Geneva on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Heidelberg to Geneva?
Your trip from Heidelberg to Geneva doesn't have to end in Geneva. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Lyon to your Heidelberg to Geneva tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Heidelberg to Geneva online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $37 (€30) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $163 (€133) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $37 (€30) one way.

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

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