There are 9 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome 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.

Recommended option

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Rome  •  5 h 59 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 Rome (FCO) FRA - FCO

$127 - $371

Cheapest option

Train, bus to Hahn, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport TA
  3. Fly from Hahn (HHN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) HHN - CIA

$66 - $257

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Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Rome  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Rome (FCO) STR - FCO

$120 - $365

Train, bus to Luxembourg, fly to Rome  •  7 h 32 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 Rome (FCO) LUX - FCO

$128 - $405

Train  •  11 h 41 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 Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$198 - $364

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 40 min

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

$72 - $132

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 28 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

$158 - $242

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

$195 - $319

Drive  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Rome 772.3 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome is to bus which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 20 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Rome. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Rome via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Rome. 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 41 min.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Rome is 915 km. The road distance is 1235.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome without a car is to train which takes 11 h 41 min and costs 160€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome is to train which takes 11 h 41 min and costs 160€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 120€ and takes 20 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Rome.
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  • Distance: 571.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Rome via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 11 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Rome via Karlsruhe in around 20 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Rome via Split
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hahn to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $140
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
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $140
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $160
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
2 h 55 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 Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Frankfurt Hahn, Frankfurt-Hahn Airport TA
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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