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There are 7 ways to get from Lausanne to Germersheim by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Basel

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim

Drive

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Germersheim

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

Train, train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel Sbb
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR)
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof

Lausanne to Germersheim by train

156 Weekly Trains
5h 42m Average Duration
€97 Cheapest Price
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Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • There are no current restrictions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Germersheim is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Germersheim is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Germersheim is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Switzerland from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 24 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Germersheim is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 35 and takes 7h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Lausanne to Germersheim is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Germersheim. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Germersheim via Bern, Basel SBB and KA Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Germersheim is 328 km. The road distance is 417.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Germersheim without a car is to train via Basel which takes 5h 42m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Lausanne to Germersheim, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Germersheim is to train via Basel which takes 5h 42m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 27 - SFr 35 and takes 7h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Lausanne to Germersheim train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Germersheim.
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  • Distance: 327.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Germersheim, Germany?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Germersheim via Bern, Basel SBB, Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, and KA Hauptbahnhof in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd 3 times a day. Tickets cost €20 - €25 and the journey takes 5h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €470
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €250
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€29 - €40
Train from Bern to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€65 - €90
1st Class
€110 - €150
Train from Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€45 - €60
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Süwex
Phone
0621 8301200
Website
suewex.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Germersheim
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Süwex
ÖBB EuroCity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
ÖBB EuroCity
ÖBB Intercity
Phone
+43 (0)5 1717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
ÖBB Intercity
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Abellio
Sweg
Phone
07821/9960770
Email
info@sweg.de
Website
sweg.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Sweg
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Germersheim is 417 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Lausanne to Germersheim.

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