There are 12 ways to get from France to Rome by plane, train, 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.

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Fly from Nice  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO

$53 - $184

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Fly from Marseille  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome (FCO) MRS - FCO

$43 - $221

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Fly from Toulouse  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Rome (FCO) TLS - FCO

$68 - $239

Fly from Lyon  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO

$64 - $316

Fly from Paris Orly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Rome (FCO) ORY - FCO

$74 - $321

Fly from Paris CDG  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rome (FCO) CDG - FCO

$78 - $349

Train, train to Genoa, fly  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  3. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Rome (FCO) GOA - FCO

$65 - $306

Train  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$212 - $272

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome N1729

$84 - $144

Bus Eurolines FR  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$112 - $212

Thello, train  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$142 - $237

Drive  •  13 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Rome 898 miles

$210 - $320

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from France to Rome. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Termini via Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 43 min.

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The distance between France and Rome is 993 km. The road distance is 1436.8 km.

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The best way to get from France to Rome without a car is to train which takes 11 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from France to Rome, including transfers.

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France to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from France to Rome is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Rome is 1437 km. It takes approximately 13 h 34 min to drive from France to Rome.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Rome Airport.

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Map of how to get from France to Rome.
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  • Distance: 620.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between France and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Nice to Rome 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Rome via Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Toulouse to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Toulouse to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
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
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 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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
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
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
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 Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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