There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Vatican City by plane, train, bus, night train 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 Paris Orly to Rome  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Rome (FCO) ORY - FCO

$68 - $312

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Train to Beauvais, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
  2. Fly from Beauvais (BVA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) BVA - CIA

$54 - $280

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Fly Paris CDG to Rome  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Rome (FCO) CDG - FCO

$75 - $344

Train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$219 - $271

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome N1729

$84 - $136

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$110 - $210

Thello, train  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$145 - $231

Drive  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Vatican City 900.4 miles

$210 - $320

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Roma. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 21 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Vatican City. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Roma Termini via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Paris and Vatican City is 1103 km. The road distance is 1440.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vatican City without a car is to train which takes 10 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Paris to Vatican City, including transfers.

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Paris to Vatican City bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Vatican City train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Vatican City is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 44 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Paris to Vatican City bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Vatican City.
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  • Distance: 689.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Vatican City, Vatican?

Vueling Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Paris to Vatican City hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Vatican City via Torino Porta Susa and Torino Porta Susa in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,800
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Paris Orly to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Beauvais to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Paris Nord to Beauvais Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $26
1st Class
$23 - $40
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Paris to Vatican City train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Vatican City is 1441 km. It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to drive from Paris to Vatican City.

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Alitalia, easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Paris to Vatican City bus tickets online with Busbud.

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There are 11857+ hotels available in Vatican City. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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