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

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Fly to Rome

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

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Fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Fly from Douala (DLA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

Fly to Florence, train

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

Fly to Naples, train

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

Fly to Bologna, train

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

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 26m and covers a distance of around 4209 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h. The fastest flight normally takes 10h 55m. Services are operated by Air France, Turkish Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines and others. Typically 38 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
9h 25m
Layover time:
5h
Total time:
14h 26m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
10h 55m
Flight distance:
4209 km
Flights per week:
38
Cheapest price:
€292
Carbon emissions:
853 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
00:20
Last flight departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Douala (DLA) to Rome (FCO) flight schedules

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.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Italy.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Italy

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

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Italy

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: September 16 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Douala to Rome is to fly, which costs $260 - $1,100 and takes 16h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Douala to Rome is to fly which costs $350 - $1,200 and takes 14h 33m.

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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 33m 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 10h 55m and has one stopover.

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Rome is 1h ahead of Douala. It is currently 9:50 PM in Douala and 10:50 PM 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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Egyptair, Alitalia, Ethiopian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Douala Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 3597+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at €87 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 33m

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

Air France, Turkish Airlines and four other airlines fly from Douala to Rome 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €1200
Flights from Douala to Rome via Yaounde, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
Flights from Douala to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Florence via Yaounde, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
Flights from Douala to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €1200
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Yaounde, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Casablanca, Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Paris CDG, Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Paris CDG, Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Paris CDG, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Malabo, Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€290 - €950
Flights from Douala to Rome via Yaounde, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €950
Flights from Douala to Naples via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€330 - €1100
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€340 - €1100
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€300 - €1000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Douala to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Florence via Yaounde, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
Flights from Douala to Florence via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€430 - €1500
Flights from Douala to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€400 - €1400
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Flights from Douala to Florence via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€300 - €900
Flights from Douala to Rome Ciampino via Istanbul, Tirana
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €1100
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Douala to Rome via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€410 - €1300
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Douala to Naples via Yaounde, Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Douala to Bologna via Paris CDG, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€340 - €1200
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
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€25 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€22 - €35
Smart Flex
€45 - €65
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 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
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 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de

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