There are 7 ways to get from Cannes to Rome by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry 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 from Nice  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO

$59 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cannes, Cannes to Florence, Florence N758
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome 510 / ...

$42 - $70

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Train, train to Genoa, fly  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  3. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO

$74 - $314

Thello, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the Thello from Cannes to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$94 - $160

Train  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

$82 - $114

Train, bus and ferry  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Savona Reg / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Savona to Rome Tiburtina

$101 - $159

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Rome 458.9 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Rome is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Rome is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Rome. However, there are services departing from Cannes, Cannes and arriving at Rome via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Rome. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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The distance between Cannes and Rome is 484 km. The road distance is 734.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Rome without a car is to Thello and train which takes 8 h 36 min and costs 80€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Cannes to Rome, including transfers.

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Cannes to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cannes, Cannes station.

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Cannes to Rome train services, operated by Thello, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 50€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can Thello and train, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 8 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Cannes to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Rome.
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  • Distance: 302.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Cannes to Rome 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cannes to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Savona
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
thello.com
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cannes, Cannes to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Savona to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
florentiabus.it

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