There are 7 ways to get from Berlin 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.

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Rome  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Rome (FCO) TXL - FCO

$69 - $301

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) SXF - CIA

$33 - $303

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Train  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ec
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$234 - $350

Bus Autokar Polska  •  28 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Rome

$65 - $95

Bus Tour Bus  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Rome 000002

$79 - $179

Train, night train  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$293 - $464

Drive  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Rome 941.6 miles

$220 - $330

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Rome. However, there are services departing from Berlin Alexanderstraße and arriving at Rome via Szczecin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Rome. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf (tief) and arriving at Roma Termini via Halle(Saale)Hbf, München Hbf and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h.

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The distance between Berlin and Rome is 1183 km. The road distance is 1506.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rome without a car is to train which takes 15 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Berlin to Rome, including transfers.

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Berlin to Rome bus services, operated by Interglobus, depart from Berlin Alexanderstraße station.

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Berlin to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rome is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Berlin to Rome bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Rome.
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  • Distance: 739.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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

Alitalia, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Rome via Halle(Saale)Hbf, München Hbf, and Verona Porta Nuova in around 15 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Interglobus
Phone
(+48) 91 48 50 422
Email
biuro@followme.pl
Website
interglobus.pl
Bus from Berlin Alexanderstraße to Szczecin Glowny Krzystofa Kolumba
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
interglobus.pl
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Rome
Ave. Duration
24 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague - Florenc Station to Rome
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
tourbus.cz

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Berlin to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Rome is 1507 km. It takes approximately 13 h 57 min to drive from Berlin to Rome.

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Alitalia, Eurowings, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Rome train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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There are 11547+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs .

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