There are 9 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Frankfurt to Rome  •  5 h 8 min

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

$95 - $331

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Train to Hahn, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Hahn (HHN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) HHN - CIA

$70 - $256

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Train to Stuttgart, fly to Rome  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Rome (FCO) STR - FCO

$113 - $351

Fly Frankfurt to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 59 min

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

$84 - $353

Train  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$182 - $365

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A.  •  19 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Pescara
  2. Take the bus from Pescara to Rome Tiburtina St

$90 - $135

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 6 min

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

$77 - $127

Train, night train  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$197 - $312

Drive  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums 781.2 miles

$180 - $280

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Crescenzio/Risorgimento via Pescara and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 22 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Vatican Museums is 958 km. The road distance is 1250 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums without a car is to train which takes 12 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums is to fly which takes 5 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 22 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 am Main to Vatican Museums bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums is 1250 km. It takes approximately 11 h 50 min to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums.

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

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  • Distance: 598.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 8 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Vatican Museums, Vatican?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Vatican Museums via Basel SBB, Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, Termini, and Ottaviano in around 12 h 5 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
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hahn to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M)Hbf Stuttgarter Str. to Hahn Flughafen Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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.
Dicarlo Bus
Phone
0873/342663
Email
info@dicarlobus.it
Website
dicarlobus.it
Bus from Pescara to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
dicarlobus.it
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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