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There are 4 ways to get from Melbourne to Rome by plane, shuttle or train

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 Melbourne to Rome  •  16h 15m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MLB) to Rome (FCO) MLB - FCO

Cheapest option

Shuttle to Orlando, fly to Bologna, train  •  17h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne, FL - Mobil Gas to Orlando Airport
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Bologna (BLQ) MCO - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini

2 alternative options

Shuttle to Orlando, fly to Rome  •  15h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne, FL - Mobil Gas to Orlando Airport
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Rome (FCO) MCO - FCO

Shuttle to Orlando, fly to Florence, train  •  17h 4m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne, FL - Mobil Gas to Orlando Airport
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Florence (FLR) MCO - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

Melbourne (MLB) to Rome (FCO) flights

50 Weekly Planes
17h 50m Average Duration
€416 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Rome is to shuttle and fly and train which costs $350 - $1,300 and takes 17h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne to Rome is to shuttle and fly which takes 15h 38m and costs $390 - $1,300.

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The distance between Melbourne and Rome is 8230 km.

It takes approximately 16h 15m to get from Melbourne to Rome, including transfers.

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Rome is 6h ahead of Melbourne. It is currently 9:32 AM in Melbourne and 3:32 PM in Rome.

There are 14984+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at €33 per night.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Rome.
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  • Distance: 8230.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 15m

What companies run services between Melbourne, FL, USA and Rome, Italy?

Delta, American Airlines and Alitalia fly from Melbourne to Rome every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2900
Flights from Orlando to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1400
Flights from Orlando to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €2400
Flights from Orlando to Florence via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€490 - €1600
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€490 - €1600
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1700
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Atlanta, Zurich
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€650 - €1700
Flights from Orlando to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1100
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€490 - €1300
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1600
Flights from Orlando to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1400
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €750
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1500
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2900
Flights from Orlando to Florence via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €2400
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €750
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Melbourne to Rome via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1700
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€490 - €1300
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€450 - €1200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1100
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€550 - €1300
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €650
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€480 - €1500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Orlando to Florence via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €750
Flights from Orlando to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €2600
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€220 - €750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Orlando to Rome via Manchester
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€650 - €2600
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 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
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 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€45 - €60
Smart Flex
€45 - €60
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€50 - €70
Smart Flex
€55 - €70
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 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€32 - €35
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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Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Stazione Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€35 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€85 - €110
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €160
Seating Carriage
€48 - €50
Couchette Carriage
€90 - €120
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 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €23
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€17 - €23
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€22 - €30
Bus operators
Smart Shuttle Line, Inc.
Phone
+1 772-343-0217
Email
smartshuttleline@hotmail.com
Website
smartshuttleline.com
Shuttle from Melbourne, FL - Mobil Gas to Orlando Airport
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Schedules at
smartshuttleline.com

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