There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Heidelberg by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Basel SBB  •  5 h 42 min

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

$145 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang Rj
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim Ouibus

$26 - $34

6 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$144 - $240

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Heidelberg 122

$30 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Heidelberg 308.8 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$114 - $316

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf

$160 - $326

Fly to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Luxembourg (LUX) GVA - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
  3. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf

$132 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Heidelberg is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 35 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Heidelberg is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Geneva to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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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 Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Heidelberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Heidelberg via Olten, Basel SBB, and Mannheim Hbf in around 5 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 55 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 Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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