There are 12 ways to get from Heidelberg to Rotterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Ic

$92 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. 198 / ...
  2. 268 / ...

$22 - $53

10 alternative options

Train via Bruxelles Midi  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ice / ...
  3. Tha

$119 - $217

Bus Eurolines DE  •  10 h 44 min

$61 - $88

Rideshare  •  5 h 18 min

  1. 312.8 miles

$37

Train, drive  •  5 h

  1. Ice

$92 - $142

Drive  •  4 h 35 min

  1. 312.1 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. FRA - BRU

$150 - $365

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. FRA - AMS

$109 - $322

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. FRA - DUS

$130 - $329

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. DUS - AMS

$152 - $382

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. STR - AMS

$93 - $311

What companies run services between Heidelberg, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Rotterdam via Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo in around 6 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to Rotterdam via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
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
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$20 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $50
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Frankfurt nad Mohanem, Flg.,Terminal 1, Busparkplatz P36 to Rotterdam, Conradstraat/Weena
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Heidelberg to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Heidelberg and Rotterdam is 408 km. The road distance is 499 km.

The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 18€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Heidelberg to Rotterdam is to drive which takes 4 h 35 min and costs 60€ - 95€.

No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Düsseldorf Hbf and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS via Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Heidelberg to Rotterdam, including transfers.