There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne 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 20 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$132 - $227

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Heidelberg 122

$28 - $50

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic

$125 - $221

Bus, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang Rj
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf Ic / ...

$38 - $52

Drive  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Heidelberg 274 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$132 - $350

Train, train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 55 min

  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) BSL - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$173 - $447

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$153 - $375

Train to Zurich, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$194 - $444

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Heidelberg via Bern, Basel SBB, and Mannheim Hbf in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 50 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 11 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 Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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 Bern to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $35
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lausanne to Heidelberg?

The distance between Lausanne and Heidelberg is 356 km. The road distance is 438 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Heidelberg is to bus and train which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 8 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lausanne to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Heidelberg is to drive which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85.

Is there a direct train between Lausanne and Heidelberg?

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 Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lausanne and Heidelberg?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Heidelberg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Lausanne to Heidelberg?

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Lausanne to Heidelberg, including transfers.