Duration 6h 28m
Distance 1418.5 km
Average price 170€
Possible routes 10 found

There are 10 ways to get from Maastricht to Rome by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry or car

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rome  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Rome (FCO) DUS - FCO

83€ - 420€

Cheapest option

Train to Charleroi, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CRL - CIA

37€ - 337€

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Train to Brussels, fly to Rome  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rome (FCO) BRU - FCO

56€ - 333€

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6h 28m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) EIN - CIA

56€ - 258€

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CGN - CIA

42€ - 375€

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

140€ - 293€

Train  •  22h 14m

  1. Take the train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf Re9 / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

100€ - 333€

Bus  •  22h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Maastricht to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Florence, Florence
  3. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 518 / ...

79€ - 100€

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Bale 472
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Basel to Rome

78€ - 157€

Drive  •  13h 54m

  1. Drive from Maastricht to Rome 1418.5 km

200€ - 290€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Maastricht to Rome? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Maastricht to Rome is to bus which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 22h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Maastricht to Rome is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 6h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maastricht to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maastricht to Rome. However, there are services departing from Maastricht and arriving at Roma Termini via Aachen Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 54m.

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The distance between Maastricht and Rome is 1123 km. The road distance is 1418.5 km.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Rome without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 15h 54m and costs 140€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Maastricht to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Maastricht to Rome train services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Maastricht station.

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The best way to get from Maastricht to Rome is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 15h 54m and costs 140€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 22h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maastricht to Rome is 1418 km. It takes approximately 13h 54m to drive from Maastricht to Rome.

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Eurowings, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 5465+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Maastricht and Rome?

You can take a train from Maastricht to Rome via Aachen Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Milano Centrale in around 15h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maastricht to Rome via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Florence, Florence in around 22h 54m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€

About Lufthansa

Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 350€

About Ryanair

Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 350€
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Flights from Eindhoven to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 320€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 490€
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 270€
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 470€

About Alitalia

Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 470€
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 500€

About Brussels Airlines

Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 500€
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€

About Swiss

Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€

About Eurowings

Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 370€
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€

About Austrian Airlines

Flights from Dusseldorf to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 18€

About Deutsche Bahn Regional

Train from Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Train from Herzogenrath to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€

About Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)

Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
15€ - 22€

Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€

About Dutch Railways (NS)

Train from Maastricht to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 23€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 23€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€

About Arriva NL

Train from Maastricht to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
arriva.nl

Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly

About AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH

Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
AR Abellio Rail NRW GmbH

Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Train from Aachen Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Train from Aachen, Aachen central train station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
Flixtrain

Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€

About Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 120€

About Trenitalia Frecce

Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€

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.

Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

About ItaloTreno

Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno

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.

Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
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Urlaubs-Express
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Bus from Maastricht to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€

About Eurolines FR

Bus from Liège to Bale
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 110€

About Eurolines CH

Bus and ferry from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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