COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Italy. Learn More.

There are 6 ways to get from Busan to Rome by plane, train or car

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Fly Gimhae to Rome  •  20h 8m

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Rome (FCO) PUS - FCO

297€ - 719€

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Train to Daegu, fly to Rome  •  21h 12m

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Rome (FCO) TAE - FCO

424€ - 1036€

Train to Incheon, fly to Rome  •  19h 2m

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Rome (FCO) ICN - FCO

450€ - 1171€

Fly Gimhae to Rome Ciampino  •  24h 34m

  1. Fly from Gimhae (PUS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) PUS - CIA

325€ - 1114€

Train to Daegu, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  30h 43m

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) TAE - CIA

562€ - 1631€

Drive  •  5 days 18h

  1. Drive from Sasang Bus Terminal to Rome 12071.6 km

1400€ - 2200€

South Korea → Italy
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International entry into Italy from South Korea

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of South Korea
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Cyprus, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Israel and United Kingdom

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from South Korea

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from South Korea
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 5 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Andorra and Monaco
  • Health declaration required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from South Korea

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 South Korea.

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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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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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 metre.

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 South Korea from Italy.

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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Busan to Rome is to fly which costs ₩400,000 - ₩1000,000 and takes 20h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Rome is to train and fly which costs ₩600,000 - ₩1600,000 and takes 19h 2m.

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The distance between Busan and Rome is 9292 km. The road distance is 12071.6 km.

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It takes approximately 20h 8m to get from Busan to Rome, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Gimhae Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 17h 35m and has one stopover.

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Rome is 7h behind Busan. It is currently 11:16 AM in Busan and 4:16 AM in Rome.

Yes, the driving distance between Busan to Rome is 12072 km. It takes approximately 5 days 18h to drive from Busan to Rome.

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Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Asiana Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Gimhae Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 16717+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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  • Distance: 9291.8 km
  • Duration: 20h 8m

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Rome, Italy?

Korean Air, China Eastern Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Busan to Rome every 4 hours.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Helsinki, Vienna
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
320€ - 1100€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Helsinki, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
320€ - 1200€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Shanghai Pudong, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
380€ - 1100€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Helsinki, Dublin
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
350€ - 1300€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Helsinki, Manchester
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
340€ - 1300€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Incheon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
490€ - 1000€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Helsinki, Brussels
Ave. Duration
32h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
330€ - 1200€
Flights from Gimhae to Rome Ciampino via Incheon, Prague
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1000€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Incheon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Incheon, Madrid
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 1600€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Incheon, Prague
Ave. Duration
34h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Shanghai Pudong, Vienna
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Tokyo Narita, Vienna
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Osaka Kansai, Helsinki, Vienna
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
490€ - 1800€
Flights from Daegu to Rome Ciampino via Osaka Kansai, Helsinki, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
490€ - 1800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome via Incheon, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 700€
Flights from Daegu to Rome via Incheon, Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
400€ - 1000€
Flights from Incheon to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
370€ - 950€
Flights from Incheon to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
380€ - 950€
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
380€ - 800€
Flights from Daegu to Rome via Incheon
Ave. Duration
19h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1100€
Flights from Incheon to Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1100€
Asiana Airlines
Website
flyasiana.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome via Incheon
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
450€ - 1000€
Flights from Daegu to Rome via Incheon
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1400€
Flights from Incheon to Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Daegu to Rome via Osaka Kansai, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
380€ - 1400€
Flights from Daegu to Rome via Incheon, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
360€ - 1300€
Flights from Incheon to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
330€ - 1200€
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1100€
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1300€
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Gimhae to Rome via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
370€ - 1200€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Daegu to Rome via Tokyo Narita, Vienna
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
460€ - 1400€
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Incheon to Rome via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
400€ - 1100€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Incheon to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
390€ - 1200€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
390€ - 1000€
Train operators
Korail
Phone
(82) 1544-7788 + 7
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
9€ - 14€
Economy
11€ - 16€
First Class
16€ - 23€
Train from Busan Station to Gwangmyeong Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing
30€ - 45€
Economy
30€ - 45€
First Class
45€ - 70€
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 14€
Website
http://www.srail.co.kr/
Book at
https://etk.srail.co.kr/hpg/hra/fr/01/selectScheduleList.do?pageId=TE0101000000
Standard Class
12€ - 14€
First Class
18€ - 20€
Korail Mugunghwa
Website
letskorail.com
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
http://www.letskorail.com
Standing/Non-reserved
5€ - 6€
Economy Class
6€ - 7€

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