Travel from Rome to Heidelberg

Bus or train from Rome to Heidelberg?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Heidelberg hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $100 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. 3 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 18 h 10 min. FlixBus also services this route hourly.

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How to get from Rome to Heidelberg

From Roma Termini train to Rome airport, fly to Stuttgart airport, train to Stuttgart Hbf, then train to Heidelberg. 6 h 2 min $152. From Roma Termini train to Rome airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg. 5 h 58 min $171. From Roma Termini train to Rome Ciampino airport, fly to Hahn airport, then shuttle to Heidelberg. 7 h 20 min $117. From Roma Termini train to Rome Ciampino airport, fly to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden airport, line 285 bus to Baden-Baden, train to Karlsruhe Hbf, then train to Heidelberg. 6 h 57 min $174. From Roma Termini train to Milano Centrale, train to Basel SBB, train to Mannheim Hbf, then train to Heidelberg Hbf. 10 h 58 min $303. From Rome bus to Karlsruhe then bus to Heidelberg. 19 h 45 min $124. From Roma bus to Strasbourg then bus to Heidelberg. 20 h 13 min $179. From Roma Termini night train to München Hbf then train to Heidelberg Hbf. 17 h 12 min $157. From Rome drive to Heidelberg. 11 h 2 min $213.

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 10 h 58 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 Rome and arriving at Heidelberg via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 45 min.
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      1 Fly Rome to Stuttgart, train
      • One-Way approx: USD $98 - $327
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      3 Fly Rome Ciampino to Hahn, shuttle
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      4 Fly Rome Ciampino to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, train
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