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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome by plane, train, bus, night 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 to Rome Ciampino

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

7 alternative options

Fly to Rome

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Rome (FCO)

Fly to Naples, train

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
  2. Take the train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini

Bus via Prague

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Prague
  2. Take the bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Airport BER to Szczecin, Dworzec Główny ul. Kolumba
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Rome

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome by train

The train journey time between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Rome is around 20h 46m and covers a distance of around 1542 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 14m. The fastest train normally takes 15h 27m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome train service departs from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 17 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
14h 32m
Layover time:
6h 14m
Total time:
20h 46m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
15h 27m
Train distance:
1542 km
Trains per week:
17
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
81 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:57
Last train departs at:
18:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome train schedules

Germany → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome is to fly which costs €18 - €95 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome is to fly which costs €18 - €95 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Rome Tiburtina via Prague Florenc Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 and arriving at Roma Termini via Berlin Suedkreuz, Bamberg, Muenchen Hbf and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 10m.

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The distance between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) and Rome is 1166 km. The road distance is 1504.7 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome without a car is to train which takes 16h 10m and costs €150 - €390.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome, including transfers.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome is to fly which takes 2h 54m and costs €18 - €95. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €150 - €390 and takes 16h 10m, you could also bus via Prague, which costs and takes 25h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1166.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 54m

What companies run services between Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER), Germany and Rome, Italy?

Ryanair flies from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome via S Südkreuz Bhf, Berlin Suedkreuz, Bamberg, Muenchen Hbf, and Bologna Centrale in around 16h 10m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €130
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Catania
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€19 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Naples via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€25 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€22 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from S Südkreuz Bhf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Suedkreuz to Bamberg
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bamberg to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2 to Prague
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague Florenc Central Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Airport BER to Szczecin, Dworzec Główny ul. Kolumba
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Rome
Ave. Duration
24h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Rome Ciampino Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport (BER) to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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