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There are 10 ways to get from Annecy to Heidelberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Basel SBB  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$147 - $255

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Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Bern
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Heidelberg 122

$44 - $63

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Bus, train via Basel SBB  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$153 - $265

Train inOui TGV  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu Lyon - Annecy / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf Tgv

$160 - $196

Bus RegioJet, train  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$44 - $63

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Annecy to Heidelberg 333.1 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$115 - $313

Bus to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$103 - $313

Bus to Lyon, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Stuttgart (STR) LYS - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$115 - $338

Bus to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$102 - $443

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Heidelberg is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Heidelberg is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Heidelberg via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Lyon Part Dieu and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 46 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Heidelberg is 434 km. The road distance is 533 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Heidelberg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 120€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Annecy to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Annecy to Heidelberg bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Annecy station.

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Annecy to Heidelberg train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Heidelberg is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 120€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 271.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Annecy to Heidelberg via Genève - Étoile, Carouge GE, P+R Etoile, Genève, Cornavin, Genève, Olten, Basel SBB, and Mannheim Hbf in around 7 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Annecy to Heidelberg via Bern in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
regiojet.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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