There are 11 ways to get from Glasgow to Rome by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly Glasgow to Rome  •  6 h 13 min

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

$95 - $216

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 32 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 - $190

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Rome  •  8 h 6 min

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

$102 - $242

Fly Glasgow to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 59 min

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

$65 - $154

Train to Glasgow/Prestwick, fly to Rome  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Prestwick Intl Airport
  2. Fly from Glasgow/Prestwick (PIK) to Rome (FCO) PIK - FCO

$143 - $582

Train  •  19 h 35 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 - $877

Train, bus  •  31 h 57 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

$258 - $554

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$180 - $324

Train, Thello  •  23 h 5 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 Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$448 - $832

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  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

$612 - $751

Drive, carferry  •  26 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Newhaven Ferry Port
  2. Take the carferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
  3. Drive from Dieppe to Rome

$357 - $588

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Rome. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Rome via London Victoria, Lille and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 4 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 RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 35 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 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 13 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 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 35 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1229.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 13 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 RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 19 h 35 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 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 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $270
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Palma Mallorca, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Alicante
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Malta
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Barcelona, Ibiza
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $4,500
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Rzeszow, Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Malaga
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $6,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Glasgow/Prestwick to Rome via Malaga
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
ScotRail
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
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
$95 - $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
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.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
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
citylink.co.uk
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
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
nationalexpress.com
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 Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
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
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Newhaven Ferry Port to Dieppe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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Rome is 1 h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 9:11 AM in Glasgow and 10:11 AM in Rome.

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

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Jet2.com, easyJet, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11547+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Glasgow Airport is to line 500 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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