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There are 9 ways to get from Lisbon to Rome by plane, train, night train, bus 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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Fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

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Fly to Rome

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Rome (FCO)

Fly to Florence, train

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Florence (FLR)
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

Fly to Naples, train

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Massy Tgv
  3. Take the train from Massy Tgv to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  4. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini

Bus via Grenoble

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Cannes
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Avenida de América
  2. Take the bus from Madrid to Roma

Drive

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Rome

Lisbon to Rome by night train and train

The journey time between Lisbon and Rome is around 47h 24m and covers a distance of around 3259 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 47h 24m. Operated by Comboios De Portugal, TGV inOui and Trenitalia Frecce, the Lisbon to Rome service departs from Santa Apolónia and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
28h 15m
Layover time:
19h 9m
Total time:
47h 24m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
47h 24m
Journey distance:
3259 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€362
Carbon emissions:
171 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
21:25
Last service departs at:
21:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lisbon to Rome night train and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Rome is to fly which costs €19 - €110 and takes 5h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Rome is to fly which costs €19 - €110 and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lisbon to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Lisbon Sete Rios and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Grenoble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lisbon to Rome. However, there are services departing from Santa Apolónia and arriving at Roma Termini via Hendaye, Massy Tgv, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 57m.

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The distance between Lisbon and Rome is 1863 km. The road distance is 2511.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Rome without a car is to night train and train which takes 31h 57m and costs €360 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Lisbon to Rome, including transfers.

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Lisbon to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lisbon Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon to Rome train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, depart from Santa Apolónia station.

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The best way to get from Lisbon to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 56m and costs €19 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus via Grenoble, which costs €120 - €160 and takes 43h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Lisbon to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1863.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Rome, Italy?

Ryanair flies from Lisbon to Rome 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Rome via Grenoble in around 43h 40m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Flights from Lisbon to Rome Ciampino via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Flights from Lisbon to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€15 - €130
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Lisbon to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€27 - €130
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€27 - €130
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €250
Flights from Lisbon to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Lisbon to Naples
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €290
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€90 - €250
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€80 - €450
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €300
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €210
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Lisbon to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €270
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €210
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €170
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Rome via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €400
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Lisbon to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €230
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Trenitalia

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 Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Night train from Santa Apolónia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
€75 - €110
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Hendaye to Massy Tgv
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€130 - €150
Train from Massy Tgv to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€70 - €85
1st Class
€80 - €95
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Cannes
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€85 - €110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 21 75 24 524
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Lisbon Sete Rios to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt
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ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Roma
Ave. Duration
2 days 5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€210 - €300
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Lisbon Airport to Rome Ciampino Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Lisbon to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome is 1h ahead of Lisbon. It is currently 12:46 PM in Lisbon and 1:46 PM in Rome.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lisbon to Rome is 2512 km. It takes approximately 23h 41m to drive from Lisbon to Rome.

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