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Travel Information between Heidelberg and Rome

distanceDistance549 miles (885 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$50 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $50 (€42) • 19 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€75) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 549 miles (885 km) between Heidelberg and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $50 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Heidelberg to Rome.

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Travel from Heidelberg to Rome
Travel to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Heidelberg to Rome.
Does Italy have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Heidelberg and Rome?

Travel from Heidelberg, Germany to Rome, Italy is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Rome from Heidelberg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Rome, Italy from Heidelberg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Rome, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/30/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Heidelberg to Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Heidelberg, Germany from Rome, Italy?

Return travel to Heidelberg, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Italy?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Italy?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Heidelberg, Germany was last verified on 11/30/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Heidelberg from Rome.

How do I reach Rome from Heidelberg?

There are 3 travel options from Heidelberg to Rome: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Rome from Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Heidelberg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $50 (€42).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A bus is $40 (€33) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Heidelberg to Rome costing on average $90 (€75).

Taking a bus is usually $56 (€47) less than taking a train to Rome, which costs on average $106 (€88) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Heidelberg and Rome?

The quickest way to travel to Rome from Heidelberg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

What is the distance between Heidelberg and Rome?

The distance is approximately 549 miles (885 km) from Heidelberg to Rome.

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

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Rome is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rome from Heidelberg as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Heidelberg? Where do I arrive in Rome?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Heidelberg to Rome:

  • Buses mostly depart from Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and arrive in Rome, Termini (G).
  • Trains mostly depart from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Roma Termini.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Heidelberg to Rome?

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

  • You can go to Rome from Heidelberg by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $90 (€75) with Eurowings from Heidelberg to Rome on Omio.
  • You can travel from Heidelberg to Rome by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $50 (€42) with Flixbus from Heidelberg to Rome.
  • You can take a train from Heidelberg to Rome with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $106 (€88) with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Rome.
Can I travel directly between Heidelberg and Rome?

Yes, there are direct routes from Heidelberg to Rome with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa or Air Dolomiti.
  • You'll find direct buses with.

Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where should I go next after I travel from Heidelberg to Rome?
Many of our customers traveling from Heidelberg to Rome don't make Rome their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Rome are Milan, Florence or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rome to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Heidelberg to Rome online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $90 (€75) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $50 (€42) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $106 (€88) one way on average.

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

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