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There are 5 ways to get from Cagliari to Rome by plane, train, car ferry, taxi or bus

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Recommended option

Fly to Rome  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Rome (FCO) CAG - FCO

$67 - $270

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Cagliari (CAG) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CAG - CIA

$42 - $188

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cagliari to Olbia Rv / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Olbia to Civitavecchia
  3. Take the train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini Reg / ...

$56 - $131

Car ferry, taxi  •  13 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Cagliari to Civitavecchia
  2. Take a taxi from Civitavecchia to Rome

$175 - $222

Bus, car ferry  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Cagliari to Olbia
  2. Take the car ferry from Golfo Aranci to Livorno
  3. Take the bus from Livorno to Rome Fiumicino Airport

$128 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Cagliari to Rome is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cagliari to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Cagliari and Rome is 412 km.

The best way to get from Cagliari to Rome without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 12 h 10 min and costs 45€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Cagliari to Rome, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cagliari Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Alitalia offers flights from Cagliari Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11718+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cagliari to Cagliari Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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Map of how to get from Cagliari to Rome.
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  • Distance: 257.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Cagliari, Italy and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia flies from Cagliari to Rome every 4 hours.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Cagliari to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cagliari to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Train operators
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 Cagliari to Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Civitavecchia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Livorno to Rome Fiumicino Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Olbia to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$40 - $65
Low season
$30 - $45
High season
$45 - $75
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Cagliari to Civitavecchia
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it
Corsica Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Civitavecchia to Rome
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Civitavecchia Taxi
Phone
+39 347 758 2323
Taxi Med
Phone
+39 339 277 3491
Website
taximed.com

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