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There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Rome by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly from Split  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Split (SPU) to Rome (FCO) SPU - FCO

69€ - 275€

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Bus to Trieste, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Rome (FCO) TRS - FCO

56€ - 193€

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Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  6h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Pula railway Stattion to Venice Airport
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO) VCE - FCO

67€ - 523€

Bus, train  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 402
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina Fr

58€ - 156€

Train  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Ljubljana to Villa Opicina Re
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina Fr

61€ - 167€

Bus  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina

80€ - 95€

Drive  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Rome 885.7 km

110€ - 160€

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International entry into Italy from Croatia

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Croatia

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  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Croatia.

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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

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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, returning to Croatia from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2020
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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Rome is to bus which costs 600 kn - 700 kn and takes 13h.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Rome is to fly which costs 500 kn - 2.100 kn and takes 4h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zagreb and arriving at Rome Tiburtina. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13h.

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Rome. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kol. and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Ljubljana, Trieste - Villa Opicina and Trieste Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 14m.

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The distance between Croatia and Rome is 545 km. The road distance is 885.7 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Rome without a car is to bus and train which takes 9h 59m and costs 440 kn - 1.200 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Croatia to Rome, including transfers.

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Croatia to Rome bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., depart from Zagreb station.

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Croatia to Rome train services, operated by Croatian Railways (HŽPP), depart from Zagreb Glavni Kol. station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs 500 kn - 2.100 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 450 kn - 1.300 kn and takes 12h 14m, you could also bus, which costs 600 kn - 700 kn and takes 13h.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Rome.
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  • Distance: 545 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Croatia and Rome, Italy?

Croatia Airlines and Vueling Airlines fly from Split to Rome once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Rome via Ljubljana, Villa Opicina, Trieste - Villa Opicina, Trieste - Piazza Alberto e Kathleen Casali, and Trieste Centrale in around 12h 14m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 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 Trieste Centrale to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 65€
Base Standard
75€ - 110€
Base Premium
90€ - 140€
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Train from Ljubljana to Villa Opicina
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Intercity 2nd Class Ticket
8€ - 11€
Regional Train Ticket
7€ - 9€
Intercity 1st Class Ticket
12€ - 16€
Bus operators
GoOpti
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 Rijeka to Trieste, Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste, Trieste
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
80€ - 95€
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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

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Croatia to Rome bus services, operated by Vincek Autobusi ltd., arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Rome is 886 km. It takes approximately 8h 21m to drive from Croatia to Rome.

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Croatia Airlines and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Split Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 20383+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Split Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 15 kn - 50 kn.

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