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There are 12 ways to get from Portishead to Rome by bus, plane, train, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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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Bus to Bristol, fly to Rome  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Serbert Way to Bristol City Centre, The Centre
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Rome (FCO) BRS - FCO

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Bus via Prague  •  45h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni

83€ - 120€

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Rome  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rome (FCO) LHR - FCO

108€ - 341€

Train to London City, fly to Rome  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rome (FCO) LCY - FCO

146€ - 422€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) STN - CIA

86€ - 286€

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Rome  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Rome (FCO) LGW - FCO

109€ - 299€

Bus, night bus, train  •  30h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Turin, Turin
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

103€ - 224€

Bus  •  35h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station

88€ - 109€

Bus, night bus  •  36h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the night bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station

98€ - 121€

Train, bus  •  36h 59m

  1. Take the train from Severn Tunnel Junction to Long Eaton
  2. Take the train from Long Eaton to London St Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  4. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Brescia 890 / ...
  5. Take the train from Brescia to Roma Termini Fr / ...

374€ - 909€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  19h 19m

  1. Drive from Portishead to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rome

380€ - 506€

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 36m

  1. Drive from Portishead to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rome

241€ - 414€

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The cheapest way to get from Portishead to Rome is to bus which costs £75 - £100 and takes 35h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Portishead to Rome is to train and fly which costs £95 - £310 and takes 8h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portishead to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Portishead, Combe Road and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 1m.

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The distance between Portishead and Rome is 1573 km.

The best way to get from Portishead to Rome without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 30h 3m and costs £90 - £210.

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It takes approximately 7h 10m to get from Portishead to Rome, including transfers.

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Portishead to Rome bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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

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Rome is 1h ahead of Portishead. It is currently 10:15 AM in Portishead and 11:15 AM in Rome.

Map of how to get from Portishead to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1572.7 km
  • Duration: 7h 10m

What companies run services between Portishead, England and Rome, Italy?

You can take a bus from Portishead to Rome via Bristol, Bus Station, Bristol Bus & Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 35h 1m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
16€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Santander
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
16€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
16€ - 190€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
16€ - 190€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Alicante
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 550€
Flights from London City to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 550€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 900€
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Flights from London City to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
250€ - 600€
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
45€ - 60€
Anytime Day 1st Class
80€ - 110€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
Train from Brescia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 65€
Base Standard
75€ - 110€
Base Premium
95€ - 140€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Long Eaton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
23€ - 35€
Off-Peak Single
45€ - 75€
Anytime Day Single
45€ - 70€
Anytime Single
65€ - 100€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 350€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
310€ - 350€
Standard
120€ - 160€
Standard Premier
170€ - 220€
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 Brescia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 100€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
35€ - 55€
Smart Low Cost
35€ - 50€
Smart Flex
70€ - 100€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
145€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
First in Bristol Bath & the West
Phone
+44 345 602 0121
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Portishead, Serbert Way to Bristol City Centre, The Centre
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
First in Bristol Bath & the West
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Blablabus
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Turin, Turin
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London, London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Rotterdam to Brescia
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 50€
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
22€ - 28€
Reclining Seat
27€
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
5€
2-bed inside cabin
35€ - 50€

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easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Rome Airport.

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