There are 6 ways to get from Merano to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona 100 / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

42€ - 173€

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Bus  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bozen to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 534 / ...

35€ - 46€

4 alternative options

Train via Padua  •  8h 46m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Padova Ecb
  2. Take the train from Padova to Rome Termini 8907

58€ - 85€

Drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Merano to Rome 664.5 km

90€ - 140€

Bus to Verona, fly  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Merano to Verona - Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Rome (FCO) VRN - FCO

98€ - 307€

Train, train to Venice, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
  3. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO) VCE - FCO

79€ - 395€

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The cheapest way to get from Merano to Rome is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Merano to Rome is to bus and fly which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Merano to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Meran and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Bozen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Merano to Rome. However, there are services departing from Merano and arriving at Roma Termini via Bolzano and Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 38m.

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The distance between Merano and Rome is 541 km. The road distance is 664.5 km.

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The best way to get from Merano to Rome without a car is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs 40€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 38m to get from Merano to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Merano to Rome train services, operated by Sudtirol Alto Adige, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Merano to Rome is to train which takes 6h 38m and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 10h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Merano to Rome.
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  • Distance: 540.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 38m

What companies run services between Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Merano to Rome via Bolzano and Verona Porta Nuova in around 6h 38m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Merano to Rome twice daily. Tickets cost 30€ - 40€ and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 260€
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Verona to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 350€
Train operators
Sudtirol Alto Adige
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 Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Padova
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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€
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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 Bolzano to Verona - Piazza Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
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
Train from Padova to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Italo Treno
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bozen to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Verona Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Merano to Rome is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 9m to drive from Merano to Rome.

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Alitalia and Neos offer flights from Verona Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Merano to Rome train tickets online with Omio, Rome2rio and four other operators.

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