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Rent a Camper Van in Heidelberg
Germany’s oldest university, a romantic old town with medieval charm and the surrounding landscape characterised by castles make Heidelberg one of the most popular destinations for a road trip. Rent a camper van or class B RV in Heidelberg, and explore one of Germany’s most beautiful wine-growing areas. You can also reach Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland or France from Heidelberg in just a few hours in your roadsurfer camper van rental.
Where Can I Pick Up My Rental Camper in Heidelberg?
Our roadsurfer camper van rental station in Heidelberg isn’t far from the city centre. You can reach us within a 15-minute public transit journey.
Getting to the station
From Mannheim Airport (MHG): From the airport, walk to “Neuostheim, Endstelle” and take train RNV5 toward “Schriesheim Bahnhof” to “Heidelberg, Bismarckplatz”. Transfer to RNV 26 train toward “Kirchheim, Friedhof” and get off at “Heidelberg, Rudolf-Diesel-Str”. From here, it’s a two-minute walk to our roadsurfer station.
Alternatively, you can take a Taxi / Uber (20 minutes).
From Heidelberg Central Station: From the station, take bus 717 toward “Schwetzingen” to “Montpellierbrücke Steig D”. From here, it’s a 3-minute walk to the roadsurfer station.
There is no parking available at the Heidelberg roadsurfer station.
roadsurfer Camper Van & RV Rentals in Heidelberg
Enjoy the flexibility of travelling in the comfort of your own camper van exploring the castles and vineyards around Heidelberg. The following roadsurfer models are available for small RVs and camper vans hire in Heidelberg:
Your roadsurfer Benefits
Rent a fully equipped roadsurfer camper van or RV and enjoy the ride with exclusive benefits. Your freedom on the road starts the moment you pick up the keys!
Brand new, fully equipped camper vans & RVs
Unlimited mileage & free 2nd driver
Rebook or cancel with the Flex option up to 48 hours before departure
Camping equipment & kitchen utensils included
Rent a roadsurfer Camper Van or RV in Heidelberg
Explore the picturesque Neckar Valley, visit the idyllic Schwetzingen Castle with its beautiful gardens or discover the Neckartal-Odenwald Nature Park with its impressive forests and hiking trails, all from the comfort of your camper van rental. Travelling with a camper van means you have maximum flexibility and freedom and can experience nature up close. To make your road trip as successful and smooth as possible, we have some tips for your camper van rental from Heidelberg.
Camper Vans & RVs With Ready-To-Go Camping Gear
You can begin your trip right away when you rent an RV or camper van in Heidelberg. Your class B RV rental is equipped with a camping table, two camping chairs, an awning, levelling wedges, water canister to fill the water tank, safety equipment, and many more essentials. We even provide you with a kitchen box that includes a pot and pan, tableware, glasses and utensils. Save your money while on the road, enjoy local ingredients and have fun cooking in your camper van kitchen. Keep in mind: you can add bed linen as an extra during the booking process, otherwise you’ll need to bring your own comforter or sleeping bag.
Best Time of Year to Visit Heidelberg
The best time to rent a class B RV or camper van in Heidelberg is from May to September when the temperatures are a pleasant 65 to 75°F. There are a lot of festivals and cultural events happening in Heidelberg during these months. Visit the Heidelberg Stückemarkt between April and May, a theatre festival which premieres lots of exciting plays. Germany’s first international queer festival takes place also takes place in May. The Heidelberg Castle Festival takes place from June to August and has lots of open-air theatre performances and concerts in Germany’s best-known castle ruins. From the end of July to the beginning of August, you can admire modern art by street artists who transform entire building facades into works of art at the METROPOLINK Festival.
Filling and Emptying Water Tanks in Heidelberg
Before you start your road trip from Heidelberg, you need to fill up the fresh water tank to be able to use the sink, shower and toilet (depending on your model). Some gas stations offer such a service and you can also use the foldable canister that you’ll find in your camper.
When your return your camper van rental, the grey water must be emptied. You can do this at the following find service station:
- Heidelberg camper site, Harbigweg 1-3, 69124 Heidelberg, Germany
Gas Stations Near Our Heidelberg Station
Before you return your roadsurfer camper van, you can refill with diesel and AdBlue at one of these convenient gas stations near our location here:
- Aral Tankstelle, Bahnhofstraße 79-8169151 Neckargemünd
- Shell, Rohrbacher Str. 105, 69115 Heidelberg
Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.
Parking Near the Heidelberg Station
Want to park near the city to discover Heidelberg’s city centre before your road trip? You can leave your camper van at the following car parks whilst you take a stroll through the city.
- Rudolf-Diesel-Strasse 22/1, 69115 Heidelberg
- DB car park at the main train station, Lessingstraße, 69115 Heidelberg
- B2 multi-storey car park, Belfortstraße 7, 69115 Heidelberg