There are 10 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Italy by train, plane, 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.

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN

$116 - $347

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Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe N236
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Rome N77

$74 - $134

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Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Bologna  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ

$117 - $380

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR

$126 - $407

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Turin  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN) FRA - TRN

$129 - $368

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Linate (LIN) LUX - LIN

$102 - $501

Train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$183 - $374

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Roma

$150 - $244

Train, night train  •  18 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to München Hbf Ec
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

$193 - $317

Drive  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Rome 774.2 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Italy. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Karlsruhe and Tiburtina/Verano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Italy. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Italy is 846 km. The road distance is 1238.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Italy without a car is to train which takes 11 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Italy, including transfers.

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Kaiserslautern to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kaiserslautern station.

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Kaiserslautern to Italy train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Italy is to train which takes 11 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Italy.
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  • Distance: 528.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Italy?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Rome via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 11 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Rome via Karlsruhe, Rome, and Tiburtina/Verano in around 20 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,400
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.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
Bus operators
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
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 Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Rome
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Kaiserslautern to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Italy is 1239 km. It takes approximately 11 h 45 min to drive from Kaiserslautern to Italy.

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Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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