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There are 9 ways to get from Passau to Rome by train, plane, 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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Train, train to Munich, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Landshut
  2. Take the train from Landshut to Flughafen München
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Rome (FCO)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Passau Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Regensburg Hbf to Zob
  3. Take the bus from Zob to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

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Train to Linz, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Fly from Linz (LNZ) to Rome (FCO)

Train, train to Vienna, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Rome (FCO)

Train, train to Munich, fly to Florence

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Landshut
  2. Take the train from Landshut to Flughafen München
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR)
  4. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

Train

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
  4. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Roma Termini

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Linz Industriezeile to Portorož
  3. Take the bus from Portorož to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Passau Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini

Drive

  1. Drive from Passau to Rome

Passau to Rome by train

The train journey time between Passau and Rome is around 13h 27m and covers a distance of around 1089 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 35m. Operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen, Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and others, the Passau to Rome train service departs from Passau Hbf and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 36 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

36 Weekly Trains
13h 27m Average Duration
€83 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Passau to Rome is to bus which costs €55 - €75 and takes 16h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Passau to Rome is to train and fly which costs €100 - €340 and takes 6h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Passau to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Passau Hbf and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Regensburg Hbf and Zob. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Passau to Rome. However, there are services departing from Passau Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Linz Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, Brennero Brenner and Bolzano Bozen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 27m.

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The distance between Passau and Rome is 745 km. The road distance is 1022.4 km.

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The best way to get from Passau to Rome without a car is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs €80 - €260.

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It takes approximately 6h 50m to get from Passau to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Passau to Rome train services, operated by Österreichische Bundesbahnen, depart from Passau Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Passau to Rome is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs €80 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €75 and takes 16h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Passau to Rome.
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  • Distance: 744.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 50m

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

You can take a train from Passau to Rome via Linz Hbf, Innsbruck Hbf, Brennero Brenner, and Bolzano Bozen in around 13h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Passau to Rome via Regensburg Hbf and Zob in around 16h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Munich to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Linz to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Linz to Rome via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €750
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €500
Flights from Linz to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Flights from Linz to Rome via Frankfurt, Turin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€340 - €1700
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Flights from Munich to Florence via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €150
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Passau Hbf to Landshut
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Landshut to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Passau Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.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 Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Passau Hbf to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €45
Website
Railjet
Train from Linz Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Railjet
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Railjet
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 Linz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bolzano Bozen to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €60
Base Standard
€75 - €100
Base Premium
€90 - €130
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 Bolzano to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €50
Smart Flex
€65 - €95
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 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €35
Train from Brennero Brenner to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
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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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 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€16 - €24
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Passau Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Regensburg Hbf to Zob
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zob to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Linz Industriezeile to Portorož
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Portorož to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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