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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Rome by plane, bus, train, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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 Glasgow to Rome  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Rome (FCO) GLA - FCO

$94 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EDI - CIA

$62 - $189

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Fly Glasgow to Rome Ciampino  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) GLA - CIA

$64 - $153

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Rome  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome (FCO) EDI - FCO

$102 - $241

Train  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$518 - $867

Train, bus  •  31 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$257 - $553

Bus  •  35 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$141 - $272

Train, night train  •  23 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$433 - $832

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  25 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$596 - $732

Drive, car ferry  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rome

$366 - $542

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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Rome is to fly which costs £45 - £120 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Rome is to fly which costs £70 - £170 and takes 6 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Rome. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Rome via London and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Rome. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Roma Termini via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

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The distance between Glasgow and Rome is 1229 miles.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Rome without a car is to train which takes 19 h 36 min and costs £390 - £700.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Glasgow to Rome, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Rome bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Rome train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Rome is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs £70 - £170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £390 - £700 and takes 19 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs £100 - £210 and takes 35 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1229.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Rome, Italy?

Jet2.com, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Glasgow to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Rome via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 19 h 36 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Billund
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Bristol
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $490
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,500
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $6,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $1,200
Train operators
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.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
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
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 London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 10 min.

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Glasgow to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Rome is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 9:36 PM in Glasgow and 10:36 PM in Rome.

Glasgow to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Jet2.com, Eurowings, Aer Lingus and five other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 12050+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 18 min and costs £7.

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