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There are 7 ways to get from Croatia to Rome by bus, plane, shuttle, train 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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Bus to Trieste, fly  •  5 h 19 min

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

$68 - $268

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Fly from Split  •  4 h 29 min

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

$59 - $310

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Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  6 h 21 min

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

$93 - $708

Bus, train  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Trieste 427 / ...
  2. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$87 - $134

Train  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. 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 Fr / ...

$78 - $155

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina 4

$156

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Zagreb to Rome 554.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Croatia to Rome is to bus and train which costs 550 kn - 900 kn and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Croatia to Rome is to fly which costs 370 kn - 2.000 kn and takes 4 h 29 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Croatia to Rome. However, there are services departing from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. and arriving at Roma Termini via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 48 min.

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The distance between Croatia and Rome is 545 km. The road distance is 887.5 km.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Rome without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 29 min and costs 550 kn - 900 kn.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min 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 Kolod. station.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs 370 kn - 2.000 kn. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 kn - 1.000 kn and takes 11 h 48 min, you could also bus, which costs 1.004 kn and takes 13 h.

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Map of how to get from Croatia to Rome.
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  • Distance: 340.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Croatia and Rome, Italy?

Vueling Airlines and Croatia Airlines fly from Split to Rome once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zagreb to Rome via Villach Hbf and Bologna C.Le in around 11 h 48 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Split to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Train operators
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 Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Villach Hbf to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$45 - $60
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 Rijeka to Trieste Airport, Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Crnja Tours
Phone
+385 91 30 30 356
Email
info@crnja-tours.hr
Website
crnja-tours.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
crnja-tours.hr
Book at
crnja.getbybus.com
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Trieste
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Autobusni kolodvor to Trieste Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
atvo.it
Vincek Autobusi ltd.
Phone
0800 1992
Email
Gradski-bus@autobusi-vincek.com
Website
autobusi-vincek.com
Bus from Zagreb to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$156
Schedules at
autobusi-vincek.com

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

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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 887 km. It takes approximately 8 h 24 min to drive from Croatia to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11642+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Croatia to Split Airport is to line 37 bus which takes 40 min and costs 17 kn.

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