There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Rome  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rome (FCO) FRA - FCO

$75 - $300

6 alternative options

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) FRA - CIA

$86 - $346

Train  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$203 - $371

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A.  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Pescara
  2. Take the bus from Pescara to Rome Fiumicino

$110 - $165

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome N77

$87 - $171

Train, night train  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$176 - $326

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) 793.4 miles

$190 - $280

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO). However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Fiumicino Aeroporto via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Milano Centrale and Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 32 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Rome Airport (FCO) is 961 km. The road distance is 1269.5 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) without a car is to train which takes 12 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Rome (FCO), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) is 1269 km. It takes approximately 11 h 51 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO).

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Rome Airport.

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  • Distance: 600.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Rome Airport (FCO), Italy?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Milano Centrale, and Roma Termini in around 12 h 32 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$95 - $120
First
$190 - $200
Second Class
$55 - $120
Night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 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
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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