Travel options
from Rome to Heidelberg

You can get from Rome to Heidelberg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Heidelberg on Sep 27 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 03:05PMStuttgart Airport
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$2171One-way
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01:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h45 03:05PMStuttgart Airport
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$2171One-way
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03:25PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport2h00 05:25PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2341One-way
02:50PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 04:45PMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$2951One-way
07:05AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h55 09:00AMFrankfurt am Main Airport
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$3181One-way

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Mon
Sep 27
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$78Flixbus
$217Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$110Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
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$63Flixbus
$118Alitalia Cityliner
Fri
Oct 1
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$62Flixbus
$111Alitalia Cityliner

Travel Information between Rome and Heidelberg

distanceDistance549 miles (885 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$70 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $70 (€56) • 18 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $120 (€96) • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAlitalia or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 549 miles (885 km) to Heidelberg from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $70 (€56). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Alitalia or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Heidelberg.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Heidelberg, Germany from Rome, Italy?

Travel between Rome, Italy and Heidelberg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

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

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 9/25/21. 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 Rome.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Rome, Italy from Heidelberg, Germany due to COVID-19?

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 2 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

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 9/25/21. 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.

How do I go from Rome to Heidelberg?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Rome to Heidelberg. You can take a flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way from Rome to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to travel to Heidelberg from Rome is by taking a bus with an average price of $70 (€56).

This is compared to other travel options to Heidelberg:

A bus is generally $50 (€40) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $120 (€96) from Rome to Heidelberg.

What is the fastest way from Rome to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to travel to Heidelberg from Rome is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Heidelberg by bus can take on average 18 h 15 min.

How many miles from Rome to Heidelberg would I travel?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Rome to Heidelberg?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Rome, Tiburtina Station and tend to arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
Which travel operators can get me to Heidelberg from Rome?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Rome to Heidelberg with Alitalia, and you can find Alitalia Rome to Heidelberg tickets for $120 (€96) on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus from Rome to Heidelberg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Rome to Heidelberg tickets for $70 (€56) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rome to Heidelberg?
Omio customers who travel from Rome to Heidelberg often also extend their vacation to go to Frankfurt am Main, Berlin or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Heidelberg and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I book a ticket from Rome to Heidelberg online to score the best deals?

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 plane ticket costs $120 (€96) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $70 (€56) one way.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Heidelberg
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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