How to travel from Rome to Heidelberg

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Travel Information from Rome to Heidelberg

distanceDistance549 miles (885 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $100
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 10 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $100 (€86) • 8 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Vueling

Travel 549 miles (885 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Rome to Heidelberg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Rome to Heidelberg.

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FAQs

Travel between Rome, Italy and Heidelberg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Italy enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 1/24/23. 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 from Rome to Heidelberg.

Return travel to Rome, Italy from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 1/9/23. 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 Rome from Heidelberg.

There are 4 ways to get from Rome to Heidelberg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $6 (€5) compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A train is generally $35 (€30) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $41 (€35) from Rome to Heidelberg.

Taking a train is about $94 (€81) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $100 (€86) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Heidelberg from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 8 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Heidelberg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 19 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 10 h 41 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Heidelberg is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Rome, Termini and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf).
  • Trains mostly leave from Roma Termini and tend to arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Rome to Heidelberg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $41 (€35) with Flixbus from Rome to Heidelberg.
  • You can travel between Rome and Heidelberg by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $100 (€86) with Vueling from Rome to Heidelberg.

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can book a direct flight with.

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

Your trip from Rome 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 Rome to Heidelberg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Heidelberg today!

Before traveling from Rome to Heidelberg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $41 (€35) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $100 (€86) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rome to Heidelberg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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