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Duration 5h 45m
Distance 438.4 km
Average price 170€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lausanne and Heidelberg takes 5h 45m and the fastest train takes 4h 52m. There is a train service every few hours from Lausanne 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.

Train via Basel

  1. Lausanne
  2. Bern
  3. Basel Sbb
  4. Karlsruhe Hbf
  5. Heidelberg
5h 29m
91€ - 273€

Lausanne to Heidelberg train times

Trains run hourly between Lausanne and Heidelberg. The service departs Lausanne at 22:20 at night, which arrives into Heidelberg at 09:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Bern, Basel Sbb and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 29m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Heidelberg is 356 km. The road distance is 438.4 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Lausanne and Heidelberg?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Heidelberg via Bern, Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 5h 29m.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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