There are 8 ways to get from Italy to France by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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 Milan Linate to Paris Orly, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Paris Orly (ORY) LIN - ORY
  2. Take the train from Antony to St Michel Nd Rer B

$60 - $246

Cheapest option

Fly Rome to Nice  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

$56 - $191

6 alternative options

Fly Bologna to Lyon  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Lyon (LYS) BLQ - LYS

$86 - $324

Train  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$224 - $278

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Paris, Paris N1729 / ...

$90 - $155

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Paris Gallieni

$115 - $225

Train, nighttrain  •  15 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the nighttrain from Milano Centrale to Gare de Lyon Thello

$155 - $250

Drive  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Paris 914.6 miles

$220 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Italy to France is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to France is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Italy and France is 960 km. The road distance is 1463.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Italy to France, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to France. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via Rome and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Italy and France?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Rome to Nice 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Paris via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Gare de Lyon in around 11 h 21 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $650
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Milano Centrale to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
21 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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