There are 9 ways to get from Dublin to Rome by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, car ferry 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 to Rome  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rome (FCO) DUB - FCO

$90 - $300

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Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) DUB - CIA

$60 - $308

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Fly to Naples, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Naples (NAP) DUB - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station

$115 - $380

Fly to Bologna, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bologna (BLQ) DUB - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini

$107 - $394

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  34 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$259 - $333

Bus and ferry, bus, Thello, train  •  37 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$189 - $298

Bus and ferry, bus FlixBus  •  39 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$176 - $276

Bus and ferry, bus  •  43 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$167 - $284

Carferry, drive  •  37 h 31 min

  1. Take the carferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
  2. Drive from Cherbourg to San Teodoro - Pestarino
  3. Drive from San Teodoro - Pestarino to Rome

$309 - $481

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Rome. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at Rome via London Victoria, Lille and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 51 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Rome is 1884 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Rome without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and train which takes 34 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Dublin to Rome, including transfers.

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Dublin to Rome bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Dublin station.

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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

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Rome is 1 h ahead of Dublin. It is currently 10:25 PM in Dublin and 11:25 PM in Rome.

Aer Lingus, KLM, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Dublin Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11547+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1177.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Rome, Italy?

Aer Lingus, Lufthansa and 10 other airlines fly from Dublin to Rome hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Dublin to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dublin to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Naples via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Naples
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Dublin to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dublin to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dublin to Bologna via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
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 Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$75 - $90
car
$116
Passenger
$41

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 702 bus which takes 11 min and costs .

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