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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Dusseldorf to Rome  •  4 h 56 min

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

$68 - $255

Cheapest option

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 8 min

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

$53 - $292

9 alternative options

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome (FCO) CGN - FCO

$106 - $348

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CGN - CIA

$70 - $366

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

$135 - $384

Train  •  12 h 53 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 Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$246 - $416

Car train, train  •  18 h 22 min

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

$164 - $223

Car train, drive  •  19 h 14 min

  1. Take the car train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$199 - $253

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 268 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome N77

$88 - $152

Bus Eurolines FR  •  26 h 27 min

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

$176 - $262

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Rome 903.4 miles

$210 - $320

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

Eurowings, Alitalia and seven 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 12 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 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 42 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 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Katowice
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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 29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Düsseldorf and Rome is 1124 km. The road distance is 1445 km.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 56 min and costs 55€ - 220€.

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 12 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Rome. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Rome via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Düsseldorf to Rome, including transfers.