The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to Heidelberg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
6 h 20 m
9 h 34 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Rotterdam for Heidelberg every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||252 miles (407 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$52 (€45)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Rotterdam to Heidelberg cover the 252 miles (407 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $52 (€45), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
Find the best trains from Rotterdam to Heidelberg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $31 (€27). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Rotterdam to Heidelberg train.
Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Heidelberg, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Heidelberg from Rotterdam before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Heidelberg is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rotterdam from Heidelberg closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking the train to Heidelberg from Rotterdam, you can choose to depart from train stations like Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. Your trip can end in train stations such as Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt and Heidelberg-Kirchheim/Rohrbach.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Heidelberg Hbf, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.
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