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There are 10 ways to get from Caracal to Rome by train, plane, bus 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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Train to Craiova, fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Craiova
  2. Fly from Craiova (CRA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

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Train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

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Train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Rome (FCO)

Train, bus to Sofia, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Corabia
  2. Take the bus from Iskur to Sofia
  3. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Rome (FCO)

Train, bus to Sofia, fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Corabia
  2. Take the bus from Iskur to Sofia
  3. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

Train to Bucharest Otopeni, fly to Naples, train

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
  2. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Naples (NAP)
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Train

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Budapest-Keleti
  2. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Slatina to Sibiu
  2. Take the bus from Sibiu to Roma

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Caracal to Craiova
  2. Take the bus from Craiova to Roma

Drive

  1. Drive from Caracal to Rome
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International entry into Italy from Romania

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Romania
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: Bangladesh, Brazil, India and Sri Lanka

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Romania

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Romania
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Romania

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 Romania.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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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 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Romania from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Caracal to Rome is to train and fly which costs $22 - $170 and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Caracal to Rome is to train and fly which costs $24 - $160 and takes 5h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caracal to Rome. However, there are services departing from Caracal and arriving at Roma via Slatina and Sibiu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Caracal to Rome. However, there are services departing from Caracal and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 59m.

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The distance between Caracal and Rome is 993 km. The road distance is 1716.1 km.

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The best way to get from Caracal to Rome without a car is to train which takes 28h 59m and costs $130 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Caracal to Rome, including transfers.

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Caracal to Rome bus services, operated by Romtimex SRL, depart from Slatina station.

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Caracal to Rome train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Caracal station.

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The best way to get from Caracal to Rome is to train which takes 28h 59m and costs $130 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $100 and takes 32h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Caracal to Rome.
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  • Distance: 993.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

What companies run services between Caracal, Olt, Romania and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Caracal to Rome via Budapest-Keleti, Wien Hbf, and Venezia Mestre in around 28h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Caracal to Rome via Slatina and Sibiu in around 32h 55m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€11 - €200
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Flights from Sofia to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €110
Flights from Sofia to Rome Ciampino via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €110
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Craiova to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€13 - €120
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €230
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Sofia to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €90
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Blue Air
Website
flyblueair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €160
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Sofia to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Flights from Sofia to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €430
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €420
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €650
Train operators
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Caracal to Craiova
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €6
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€1 - €2
1st Class
€4 - €6
Train from Caracal to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €12
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€3 - €5
1st Class
€10 - €12
Train from Caracal to Corabia
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€1 - €5
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€1 - €2
1st Class
€4 - €5
Train from Caracal to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€14 - €18
1st Class
€38 - €43
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €18
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€5 - €7
1st Class
€15 - €18
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Phone
0351/40.91.53
Email
office@softrans.ro
Website
softrans.ro
Train from Caracal to Craiova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€4 - €5
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Train from Caracal to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
S.C. Softrans S.R.L.
Astra Trans Carpatic
Phone
0751.525.520
Email
office@astratranscarpatic.ro
Website
astratranscarpatic.ro
Train from Caracal to Craiova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
Train from Caracal to Bucureşti Nord Gr.A
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Astra Trans Carpatic
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 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€75 - €110
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 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Mestre to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €85
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 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
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 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Trans5
Website
trans5.bg
Bus from Iskur to Sofia
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Schedules at
trans5.bg
Romtimex SRL
Phone
+4-0730-223.590
Website
romtimex.autogari.ro
Bus from Slatina to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Schedules at
romtimex.autogari.ro
MatDan Transport
Phone
+4-0728-242.765
Website
matdantransport.autogari.ro
Bus from Slatina to Sibiu
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8
Schedules at
matdantransport.autogari.ro
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Sibiu to Roma
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Craiova to Roma
Ave. Duration
35h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Rome is 1h behind Caracal. It is currently 9:26 AM in Caracal and 8:26 AM in Rome.

Caracal to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Tiburtina station.

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