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Travel Information to Heidelberg from Amsterdam

distanceDistance263 miles (424 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$39 - $90
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $39 (€33) • 6 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $84 (€70) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 263 miles (424 km) to Heidelberg from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $39 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Heidelberg.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Heidelberg, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Heidelberg from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Heidelberg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/22/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Heidelberg from Amsterdam.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Heidelberg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Heidelberg, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Heidelberg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Heidelberg here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Heidelberg?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Heidelberg. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Heidelberg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Heidelberg from Amsterdam is by taking a train with an average price of $39 (€33).

This is compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

Taking a train is usually $50 (€42) less than taking a bus to Heidelberg, which costs on average $90 (€75) for the same trip.

A train is $44 (€37) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Heidelberg costing on average $84 (€70).

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Heidelberg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 29 min.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Heidelberg?

The distance is approximately 263 miles (424 km) from Amsterdam to Heidelberg.

How many services a day are there to Heidelberg from Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Heidelberg is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Amsterdam and Heidelberg as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Amsterdam to Heidelberg, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Heidelberg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Heidelberg:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
  • Most travelers board their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Heidelberg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Heidelberg:

  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Heidelberg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $90 (€75) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Heidelberg.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Heidelberg by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $84 (€70) with Eurowings from Amsterdam to Heidelberg.
  • You can travel to Heidelberg from Amsterdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $39 (€33) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Heidelberg.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Amsterdam to Heidelberg?

Your trip from Amsterdam to Heidelberg doesn't have to end in Heidelberg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich to your Amsterdam to Heidelberg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

How early should I book tickets to Heidelberg from Amsterdam online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Heidelberg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $90 (€75) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $84 (€70) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $39 (€33) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Heidelberg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.