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Duration 6h 29m
Distance 494.1 km
Average price 210€
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Geneva and Heidelberg takes 6h 29m and the fastest train takes 5h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from Geneva to Heidelberg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Genève
  2. Basel Sbb
  3. Karlsruhe Hbf
  4. Heidelberg
5h 51m
105€ - 293€

Geneva to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Geneva and Heidelberg. The earliest departure is at 15:15 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Geneva is at 20:42 which arrives into Heidelberg at 09:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Olten, Basel Sbb and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Geneva and Heidelberg is 404 km. The road distance is 494.1 km.

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Geneva to Heidelberg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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Geneva to Heidelberg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Heidelberg Hbf station.

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