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There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Rome by plane, train, car train, car or bus

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Fly Dusseldorf to Rome  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rome (FCO) DUS - FCO

$67 - $265

Cheapest option

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  3. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EIN - CIA

$53 - $294

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Rome  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome (FCO) CGN - FCO

$96 - $325

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CGN - CIA

$61 - $343

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Rome  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rome (FCO) FRA - FCO

$132 - $382

Train  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$229 - $409

Car train, train  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Uex 1385
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$123 - $219

Train, drive  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  4. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$240 - $469

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Florence, Florence N537
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome 518 / ...

$81 - $144

Bus Eurolines FR  •  26 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$165 - $260

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Rome 903.4 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Rome is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 260€ and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Rome. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Rome via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Rome. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 12 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Rome is 1124 km. The road distance is 1445.4 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Rome without a car is to train which takes 13 h 12 min and costs 190€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Düsseldorf to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Rome is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 360€ and takes 13 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 21 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Rome.
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  • Distance: 702.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Rome, Italy?

Eurowings, Alitalia and eight other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Rome via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 13 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Katowice
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Düsseldorf to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Düsseldorf to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Rome is 1445 km. It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Rome.

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Air France, Eurowings, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Rome train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and two other operators.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Rome bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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