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There are 9 ways to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble-Gare-Routière B
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 503

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Train, train to Marseille, fly  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Avignon TGV
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
  3. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome (FCO) MRS - FCO

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  8h 10m

  1. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rome (FCO) GVA - FCO

Train, train to Turin, fly  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Rome (FCO) TRN - FCO

Train  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Train, bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble Ter
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Torino - Bus station 503 / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino - Porta Susa to Roma Termini

Train via Nice  •  14h 13m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Nice-Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

Drive  •  9h 32m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome 1001 km

Gare de Valence TGV to Rome by train

14 Weekly Trains
9h 57m Average Duration
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The cheapest way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome is to bus which costs €45 - €65 and takes 15h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €55 - €260 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Grenoble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome. However, there are services departing from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud and arriving at Roma Termini via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 57m.

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The distance between Gare de Valence TGV and Rome is 697 km. The road distance is 1001 km.

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The best way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome without a car is to train which takes 9h 57m and costs €100 - €260.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome, including transfers.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Rome bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud station.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Rome train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome is to train which takes 9h 57m and costs €100 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 15h 30m.

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  • Distance: 697.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Gare de Valence TGV, France and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Milano Centrale in around 9h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome via Grenoble in around 15h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €160
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €420
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €250
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €180
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€11 - €17
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €26
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €41
1st Class
€31 - €37
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€28 - €33
1st Class
€22 - €27
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €37
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
renfe-sncf.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 Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€37 - €40
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€41 - €45
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€65 - €90
Train from Torino - Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €50
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble-Gare-Routière
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
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