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There are 9 ways to get from Port of Alicante to Rome by plane, train, bus 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 Alicante to Rome  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Rome (FCO) ALC - FCO

€22 - €124

Cheapest option

Fly Alicante to Rome Ciampino  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) ALC - CIA

€21 - €83

7 alternative options

Train to Valencia, fly to Rome  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Rome (FCO) VLC - FCO

€52 - €227

Train to Valencia, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) VLC - CIA

€37 - €201

Fly Alicante to Naples, train  •  7h 8m

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

€56 - €231

Train  •  21h 32m

  1. Take the train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants Eur / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ter
  4. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

€198 - €366

Bus via Marseille  •  28h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Marseille N1134
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N523

€89 - €113

Bus  •  3 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Roma

€290 - €400

Drive  •  17h 54m

  1. Drive from Port of Alicante to Rome 1867.7 km

€230 - €350

Port of Alicante to Rome by train

The train journey time between Port of Alicante and Rome is around 36h 6m and covers a distance of around 2150 km. The fastest train normally takes 32h 24m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Port of Alicante to Rome train service departs from Alicante-Termino and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
36h 6m
Fastest train time:
32h 24m
Train distance:
2150 km
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
€224
Carbon emissions:
113 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:25
Last train departs at:
18:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Port of Alicante to Rome train schedules

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International entry into Italy from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Spain
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Port of Alicante to Rome is to fly, which costs €21 - €85 and takes 5h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Port of Alicante to Rome is to fly which costs €21 - €85 and takes 5h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alicante and arriving at Roma. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 days 7h.

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No, there is no direct train from Port of Alicante to Rome. However, there are services departing from Alicante-Termino and arriving at Roma Termini via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 32m.

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The distance between Port of Alicante and Rome is 1172 km. The road distance is 1867.7 km.

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The best way to get from Port of Alicante to Rome without a car is to train which takes 21h 32m and costs €190 - €370.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Port of Alicante to Rome, including transfers.

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Port of Alicante to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Alicante station.

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Port of Alicante to Rome train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Alicante-Termino station.

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The best way to get from Port of Alicante to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 29m and costs €22 - €130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €190 - €370 and takes 21h 32m, you could also bus via Marseille, which costs €85 - €120 and takes 28h 35m.

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  • Distance: 1172 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Port of Alicante, Spain and Rome, Italy?

Ryanair, Vueling Airlines and Iberia fly from Port of Alicante to Rome twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Port of Alicante to Rome via Barcelona-Sants, Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud, Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux, Chambery Challes Les Eaux, and Torino Porta Susa in around 21h 32m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Flights from Alicante to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Flights from Alicante to Rome via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Flights from Valencia to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €230
Flights from Valencia to Rome via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €280
Flights from Valencia to Rome via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€28 - €230
Flights from Alicante to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Alicante to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €440
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Flights from Alicante to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Flights from Alicante to Rome via Mahon
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €230
Flights from Valencia to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €230
Flights from Alicante to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€27 - €45
Flights from Alicante to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €75
Flights from Alicante to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€18 - €75
Flights from Valencia to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €110
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Valencia to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Alicante to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Alicante to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€300 - €950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€75 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €900
Train operators
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alicante-Termino to Valencia Joaquin Sorolla
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Alicante-Termino to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Renfe Viajeros
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
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 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
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 Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Alicante to Marseille
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Roma
Ave. Duration
3 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€290 - €400
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Alicante Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Port of Alicante to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Port of Alicante to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Port of Alicante to Rome is 1868 km. It takes approximately 17h 54m to drive from Port of Alicante to Rome.

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Ryanair, Iberia and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Alicante Airport to Rome Airport.

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The best way to get from Port of Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs €1 - €4.

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