How to travel from Rome to Heidelberg

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Travel Information from Rome to Heidelberg

distanceDistance549 miles (885 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or flight
priceTicket price range$36 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $36 (€32) • 18 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $44 (€39) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Malta Air

Travel 549 miles (885 km) by bus or flight between Rome and Heidelberg. 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 $36 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Malta Air among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Rome to Heidelberg.

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Heidelberg if traveling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What measures do I need to follow in Heidelberg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/28/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Heidelberg from Rome.

The current restriction level for returning to Rome, Italy from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Rome, Italy from Heidelberg, Germany?

Reentering Italy 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 Rome from Heidelberg?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy 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 5/26/22. 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 Rome from Heidelberg here.

You can travel between Rome and Heidelberg 2 different ways: bus or flight.

The cheapest way to go to Heidelberg from Rome is by taking a bus, which costs on average $36 (€32).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Heidelberg:

A bus is $8 (€7) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Rome to Heidelberg costing on average $44 (€39).

The quickest way to travel from Rome to 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, traveling by bus can take you on average 18 h 15 min.

You should expect to travel around 549 miles (885 km) between Rome and Heidelberg.

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).

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Heidelberg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Heidelberg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Rome to Heidelberg tickets on Omio for $36 (€32).
  • Malta Air can take you to Heidelberg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Malta Air from Rome to Heidelberg for $44 (€39).

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

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

Direct services to Heidelberg 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 journey.

Looking to extend your trip from Rome to Heidelberg? Many Omio customers who go from Rome to Heidelberg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich from Heidelberg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $36 (€32) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $44 (€39) one way on average.

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

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