There are 8 ways to get from Croatia to Rome by plane, bus, shuttle, train, night 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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Fly from Split  •  4h 32m

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

49€ - 287€

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  13h 21m

  1. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N997

41€ - 77€

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Bus to Trieste, fly  •  5h 48m

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

58€ - 292€

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  6h 19m

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

78€ - 636€

Train, bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana Ec / ...
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana to Trieste 907 / ...
  3. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Rv / ...
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina Fa / ...

51€ - 187€

Train  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le En
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fa / ...

52€ - 159€

Bus  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4

135€

Drive  •  8h 21m

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Rome 554.7 miles

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Rome is to night bus which costs 300 kn - 600 kn and takes 13h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Rome is to fly which costs 360 kn - 2.200 kn and takes 4h 32m.

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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 Termini via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between Croatia and Rome is 545 km. The road distance is 887.6 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Rome without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 46m and costs 370 kn - 1.400 kn.

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It takes approximately 4h 32m 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 32m and costs 360 kn - 2.200 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 390 kn - 1.200 kn and takes 11h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 1.004 kn and takes 13h.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Rome.
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  • Distance: 340.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Croatia and Rome, Italy?

Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines fly from Split to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Rome via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 310€
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 260€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 280€
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Train operators
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Phone
+385 1 3782 583
Email
informacije@hzpp.hr
Website
hzpp.hr
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
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Croatia Rail Pass
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Croatian Railways (HŽPP)
Book at
Croatia Rail Pass
Serbian Railways (ŽS)
Phone
+381 11 360-28-99
Email
infozeleznicesrb@gmail.com
Website
serbianrailways.com
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
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Bahn DB
Train from Zagreb Glavni Kol. to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Schedules at
Bahn DB
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
18€ - 20€
Train from Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
45€ - 49€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
42€ - 46€
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
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 Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
8€ - 11€
Base 2nd Class
17€ - 21€
Base 1st Class
28€ - 31€
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
13€ - 17€
Base 2nd Class
30€ - 40€
Base 1st Class
50€ - 55€
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Rijeka to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Book at
Nomago
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Phone
+386 129 13 332
Email
potnik.info@slo-zeleznice.si
Website
slo-zeleznice.si
Bus from Ljubljana to Trieste Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Slovenian Railways (SŽ)
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Trieste Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Crnja Tours
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
135€
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 Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Croatia to Rome is 888 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 7717+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 50€ per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40m and costs 18 kn.

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