There are 9 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 Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$97 - $326

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

$59 - $244

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Fly Rome to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$119 - $362

Fly Rome Ciampino to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) CIA - FKB
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf

$91 - $268

Train  •  11 h 11 min

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

$145 - $329

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

$148 - $217

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 19 min

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

$82 - $133

Bus Eurolines FR  •  20 h 13 min

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

$147 - $226

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Heidelberg 726.1 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg is to fly and bus which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Heidelberg is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rome and Heidelberg is 885 km. The road distance is 1161.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Rome to Heidelberg, including transfers.

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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.

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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 11 min.

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The nearest airport to Heidelberg is Mannheim (MHG) Airport which is 14.4 km away. Other nearby airports include Frankfurt (FRA) (72.1 km), Stuttgart (STR) (87.7 km), Nuremberg (NUE) (172.9 km) and Luxembourg (LUX) (180.4 km).

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Map of how to get from Rome to Heidelberg.
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  • Distance: 553.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

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 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome to Heidelberg once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 18 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hahn via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 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 Roma to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
16 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Heidelberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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