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There are 9 ways to get from Munich to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Munich to Rome  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Rome (FCO) MUC - FCO

59€ - 214€

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N531

40€ - 50€

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Fly Munich to Florence, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

85€ - 276€

Fly Munich to Naples, train  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Naples (NAP) MUC - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

86€ - 249€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Rome  •  7h 33m

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

107€ - 312€

Train  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova Ecb
  2. Take the train from Verona to Rome Termini 100

Bus, train  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Rimini
  2. Take the train from Rimini to Roma Termini Fb

60€ - 137€

Night train  •  13h

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

85€ - 120€

Drive  •  8h 40m

  1. Drive from Munich to Rome 914.7 km

110€ - 180€

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Rome is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Rome is to fly which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 5h 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 30m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini. This train operates Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 13h.

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The distance between Munich and Rome is 697 km. The road distance is 914.7 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Rome without a car is to train which takes 9h 43m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Munich to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 11m and costs 55€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 11h 30m.

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  • Distance: 697.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

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

Lufthansa, Alitalia and Swiss fly from Munich to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Rome via Verona in around 9h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Munich to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
55€ - 260€
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Munich to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 600€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Munich to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 420€
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 420€
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
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
Every 30 minutes
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 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Rimini to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
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 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 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Sudtirol Alto Adige
Phone
840 000 471
Website
sii.bz.it
Train from Verona to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
sii.bz.it
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Munich to Rome train services, operated by Sudtirol Alto Adige, arrive at Rome Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Rome is 915 km. It takes approximately 8h 40m to drive from Munich to Rome.

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Swiss, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Rome Airport.

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