COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Ireland. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Blarney by plane, train, car ferry or car

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Fly Rome to Cork  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cork (ORK) FCO - ORK

106€ - 152€

4 alternative options

Train to Florence, fly to Cork  •  12h 23m

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

151€ - 641€

Fly Rome to Dublin, train  •  10h 58m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dublin (DUB) FCO - DUB
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Cork Kent

107€ - 273€

Train, car ferry  •  34h 8m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane Tgv
  3. Take the train from Modane to Morlaix Tgv
  4. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port

Drive, car ferry  •  33h 54m

  1. Drive from Rome to Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port

Italy → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into Ireland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blarney is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Blarney is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

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

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Blarney is to fly which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 8h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Blarney is to fly which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 8h 46m.

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It is approximately 1939 km to get from Rome to Blarney.

It takes approximately 8h 46m to get from Rome to Blarney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Cork Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 40m and has one stopover.

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Blarney is 1h behind Rome. It is currently 11:04 PM in Rome and 10:04 PM in Blarney.

Swiss, Jet2.com, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Cork Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Blarney. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 14€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Blarney.
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  • Distance: 1939.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 46m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Blarney, Ireland?

KLM, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Rome to Blarney 3 times a day.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 260€
Flights from Rome to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Florence to Cork via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 600€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 42m
When
Monday
Estimated price
160€ - 850€
Flights from Florence to Cork via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 900€
Flights from Florence to Cork via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 900€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Rome to Cork via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Rome to Cork via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 220€
Flights from Florence to Cork via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 290€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 350€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome to Dublin via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 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 Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
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 Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
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 Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 37€
1st Class
26€ - 31€
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 Modane to Morlaix
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
300€ - 550€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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