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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Rome  •  1h 45m

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

$75 - $300

Cheapest option

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6h 43m

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

$68 - $289

4 alternative options

Train via Milano Centrale  •  12h 29m

  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

$198 - $388

Train  •  18h 29m

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

$170 - $296

Bus  •  22h 37m

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

$88 - $181

Drive  •  11h 51m

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

$190 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 1h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) is to fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 1h 45m.

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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 12h 29m.

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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 12h 29m and costs 170€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m 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 1h 45m and costs 65€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 340€ and takes 12h 29m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 160€ and takes 22h 37m.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO).
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  • Distance: 600.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

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

Lufthansa, Alitalia and three 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 12h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino via Malta
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
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
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
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
4h 6m
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
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
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 Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Rome Airport (FCO) train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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