There are 11 ways to get from Dortmund to Rome by train, plane, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rome  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rome (FCO) DUS - FCO

$91 - $283

Cheapest option

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CGN - CIA

$66 - $358

9 alternative options

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Rome  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Rome (FCO) CGN - FCO

$102 - $341

Fly Dortmund to Rome  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Rome (FCO) DTM - FCO

$102 - $368

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Rome  •  6 h 41 min

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

$110 - $429

Train, train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 41 min

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

$78 - $329

Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf ICE / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln 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

$308 - $443

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome N77

$94 - $162

Bus Eurolines FR  •  28 h 12 min

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

$182 - $281

Train, night train  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to München Hbf ICE
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini En

$225 - $374

Drive  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Rome 913.9 miles

$220 - $320

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Dortmund to Rome 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dortmund to Rome via Köln Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Munich
Avg. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Munich
Avg. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dortmund to Rome via Munich
Avg. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Avg. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Milan Linate
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Dortmund to Rome via Belgrade
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Dortmund to Rome via Budapest
Avg. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Avg. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Vienna
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Hamburg
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $800
Flights from Dortmund to Rome via Vienna
Avg. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Zurich
Avg. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome via Zurich
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via Katowice
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Avg. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $24
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$24
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Avg. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $120
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Viersen
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Avg. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$120 - $160
First
$110 - $270
Train from Dortmund Hbf to München Hbf
Avg. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Avg. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Avg. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Avg. Duration
13 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$140 - $170
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Avg. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome
Avg. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Dortmund to Strasbourg
Avg. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Avg. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dortmund to Rome?

The distance between Dortmund and Rome is 1135 km. The road distance is 1462 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Rome?

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Rome is to train and fly which costs 110€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dortmund to Rome?

The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Rome is to train and fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 110€.

Is there a direct train between Dortmund and Rome?

No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Rome. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Köln Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

Is there a direct bus between Dortmund and Rome?

No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Rome. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Rome via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Dortmund to Rome?

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Dortmund to Rome, including transfers.