There are 8 ways to get from Heidelberg to Rome by train, plane, bus, car train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Rome  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rome (FCO) FRA - FCO

$121 - $359

Cheapest option

Bus to Hahn, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport TA
  2. Fly from Hahn (HHN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) HHN - CIA

$50 - $230

6 alternative options

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Rome  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Rome (FCO) STR - FCO

$100 - $327

Train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$197 - $347

Car train, train  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the car train from Heidelberg Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$152 - $215

Bus Eurolines FR  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$155 - $232

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Rome N77

$82 - $137

Drive  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Rome 727.3 miles

$170 - $260

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Rome via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 10 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to Rome via Strasbourg in around 20 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hahn to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Heidelberg Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport TA
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Rome
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Heidelberg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Heidelberg and Rome is 885 km. The road distance is 1164 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Rome is to bus and fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 6 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Rome is to train and fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs 100€ - 310€.

No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Rome. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 58 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Rome. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Roma via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Heidelberg to Rome, including transfers.