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

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Drive to Marseille, fly to Rome  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome (FCO) MRS - FCO

€60 - €248

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Drive to Marseille, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) MRS - CIA

€42 - €242

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Train to Lyon, fly to Rome  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO

€92 - €219

Train, train to Turin, fly to Rome  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Rome (FCO) TRN - FCO

€100 - €229

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Rome  •  8h 26m

  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

€120 - €342

Train  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini

€95 - €201

Train via Nice  •  14h 11m

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

€163 - €286

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

€47 - €64

Drive  •  9h 32m

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

€120 - €180

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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 drive and fly. Taking this option will cost €40 - €250 and takes 4h 10m.

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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 Rhône-Alpes Sud and arriving at Roma Termini via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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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 11h 10m and costs €90 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m 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 Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud station.

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The best way to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome is to train which takes 11h 10m and costs €90 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 15h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome.
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  • Distance: 697.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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 Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 10m. 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 Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Flights from Marseille to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Train operators
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 Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Renfe SNCF
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
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
€6 - €10
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Gare de Valence TGV to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Gare de Valence TGV to Rome train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gare de Valence TGV to Rome is 1001 km. It takes approximately 9h 32m to drive from Gare de Valence TGV to Rome.

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