There are 10 ways to get from Rome to Heidelberg by plane, train, 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

Fly Rome to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 47 min

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

$123 - $370

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Hahn, bus  •  7 h 38 min

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

$61 - $246

8 alternative options

Fly Rome to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 59 min

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

$101 - $332

Train to Florence, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Frankfurt (FRA) FLR - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$150 - $446

Fly Rome to Zurich, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf

$158 - $485

Train  •  11 h 2 min

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

$159 - $356

Train, car train  •  14 h 42 min

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

$179 - $233

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 19 min

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

$88 - $142

Bus Eurolines FR  •  20 h 13 min

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

$160 - $238

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Heidelberg 726.1 miles

$170 - $260

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

You can take a train from Rome to Heidelberg via Milano Centrale, Basel SBB, and Mannheim Hbf in around 11 h 2 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 18 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Florence to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $35
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $130
First
$80 - $200
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport TA to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
16 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rome to Heidelberg?

The distance between Rome and Heidelberg is 885 km. The road distance is 1162 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg?

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg?

The quickest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg is to fly and train which takes 5 h 47 min and costs 100€ - 310€.

Is there a direct train between Rome and Heidelberg?

No, there is no direct train from Rome to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Heidelberg Hbf via Milano Centrale, Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

Is there a direct bus between Rome and Heidelberg?

No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Heidelberg. However, there are services departing from Roma and arriving at Heidelberg via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 13 min.

How long does it take to get from Rome to Heidelberg?

It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Rome to Heidelberg, including transfers.