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There are 6 ways to get from Douala to Rome by plane, train, 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 Douala to Rome

  1. Fly from Douala (DLA) to Rome (FCO)

Fly Douala to Florence, train

  1. Fly from Douala (DLA) to Florence (FLR)
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

Fly Douala to Bologna, train

  1. Fly from Douala (DLA) to Bologna (BLQ)
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini

Fly Douala to Naples, train

  1. Fly from Douala (DLA) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Bus to Yaounde, fly to Rome

  1. Take the bus from Douala to Yaounde
  2. Fly from Yaounde (NSI) to Rome (FCO)

Drive

  1. Drive from Douala to Rome

Douala (DLA) to Rome (FCO) flights

The flight time between Douala (DLA) and Rome (FCO) is around 14h 57m and covers a distance of around 4209 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 13m. Services are operated by Air France, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and others. Typically 39 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

39 Weekly Planes
14h 57m Average Duration
€400 Cheapest Price
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Italy

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Italy. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Italy.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Italy from June 3.

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Italy from June 3.

International flights leaving Cameroon are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 5 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Douala to Rome is to fly, which costs $420 - $1,300 and takes 14h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Douala to Rome is to fly which costs $420 - $1,300 and takes 14h 28m.

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The distance between Douala and Rome is 4218 km. The road distance is 10918.7 km.

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It takes approximately 14h 28m to get from Douala to Rome, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Douala Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 15m and has one stopover.

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Rome is 1h ahead of Douala. It is currently 12:04 AM in Douala and 1:04 AM in Rome.

Yes, the driving distance between Douala to Rome is 10919 km. It takes approximately 6 days 1h to drive from Douala to Rome.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, Ethiopian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Douala Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 2939+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at €100 per night.

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The best way to get from Douala to Douala Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Douala to Rome.
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  • Distance: 4218.2 km
  • Duration: 14h 28m

What companies run services between Douala, Cameroon and Rome, Italy?

Air France, Turkish Airlines and six other airlines fly from Douala to Rome every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€450 - €1900
Flights from Douala to Florence via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €2500
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €2000
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Lyon
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €2000
Flights from Douala to Naples via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €2100
Flights from Douala to Naples via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Rome
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €2100
Flights from Yaounde to Rome via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€480 - €2000
Flights from Yaounde to Rome via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Venice
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€490 - €2000
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Rome via Yaounde, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1500
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1600
Flights from Douala to Naples via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1600
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€440 - €1600
Flights from Yaounde to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€420 - €1500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€500 - €2400
Flights from Douala to Florence via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €3200
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€500 - €2500
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€550 - €2600
Flights from Yaounde to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€500 - €2500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Douala to Florence via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €2500
Flights from Douala to Florence via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€600 - €2600
Flights from Douala to Naples via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €2100
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€550 - €1500
Flights from Yaounde to Rome via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€550 - €1600
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Cairo
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€420 - €1200
Air Arabia Maroc
Website
airarabia.com
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1900
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€440 - €1900
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€25 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€22 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Bus operators
United Express
Phone
(+237) 676 76 05 05
Email
info@unitedexpress.co
Website
unitedexpress.cm
Bus from Douala to Yaounde
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13
Schedules at
booking.unitedexpress.cm

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