There are 10 ways to get from Berlin to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Rome  •  5h 14m

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

55€ - 208€

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino  •  5h 15m

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

26€ - 152€

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome  •  7h 8m

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

70€ - 431€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Naples, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Naples (NAP) TXL - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

62€ - 463€

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Naples, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Naples (NAP) SXF - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

67€ - 246€

Train  •  15h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Rosenheim Ice
  2. Take the train from Rosenheim to Bologna Centrale Ecb
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

182€ - 311€

Bus via Prague  •  25h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni RegioJet

51€ - 153€

Bus  •  26h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Świebodzin 1322
  2. Take the bus from Świebodzin to Roma Tiburtina

67€ - 94€

Train, night train  •  17h 58m

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

191€ - 264€

Drive  •  13h 46m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Rome 1503.9 km

200€ - 300€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Rome is to fly which costs 25€ - 160€ and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Rome is to fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Rome. However, there are services departing from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm and arriving at Rome, Largo Mazzoni via Prague, ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Rome. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Rosenheim and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h.

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The distance between Berlin and Rome is 1183 km. The road distance is 1503.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rome without a car is to train which takes 15h and costs 180€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Berlin to Rome, including transfers.

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Berlin to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm station.

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Berlin to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1183.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

Alitalia, easyJet and seven other airlines fly from Berlin to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Rome via Rosenheim and Bologna Centrale in around 15h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples via Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 340€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 140€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 140€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 180€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 650€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 400€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Rome via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Naples via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 330€
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 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
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 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
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 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
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 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Hbf to Rosenheim
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Rosenheim to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
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, Berlin central bus station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Świebodzin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Berlin to Prague, Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Eurolines FR
Racic Eurobus
Phone
+359-887-208-506
Email
racic_bg@yahoo.com
Website
racicbg.com
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
Racic Eurobus
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Website
Comati PSG

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The best way to get from Berlin to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 14m and costs 50€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 320€ and takes 15h, you could also bus via Prague, which costs 50€ - 160€ and takes 25h 45m.

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

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Berlin to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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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 1504 km. It takes approximately 13h 46m 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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There are 12043+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ 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 2€ - 3€.

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