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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 Nice to Rome  •  4h 5m

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

$53 - $184

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Fly Marseille to Rome Ciampino  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MRS - CIA

$38 - $249

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Fly Marseille to Rome  •  4h 32m

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

$43 - $221

Fly Toulouse to Rome  •  4h 45m

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

$68 - $239

Fly Lyon to Rome  •  4h 54m

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

$64 - $316

Fly Paris Orly to Rome  •  5h 11m

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

$74 - $321

Train, train to Genoa, fly to Rome  •  7h 11m

  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  •  11h 57m

  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  •  21h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N521

$89 - $151

Bus Eurolines FR  •  22h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$112 - $212

Night train, train  •  15h 37m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$127 - $237

Drive  •  13h 34m

  1. Drive from Paris to Rome 898 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from France to Rome is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from France to Rome is to fly which costs 45€ - 160€ and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from France to Rome. However, there are services departing from Chatelet and arriving at Roma via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 57m.

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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 11h 57m and costs 180€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from France to Rome, including transfers.

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France to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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The best way to get from France to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs 45€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 240€ and takes 11h 57m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 21h 31m.

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

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France to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Roma station.

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Map of how to get from France to Rome.
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  • Distance: 620.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between France and Rome, Italy?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Nice to Rome 3 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 11h 57m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Rome via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Toulouse to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Genoa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Toulouse to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $460
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Marseille to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toulouse to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Nice Ville to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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
2h 3m
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
5h 37m
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
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
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 Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
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, Massy to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
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
21h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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

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There are 12148+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13m and costs 6€.

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