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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Cannes by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Nice  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Nice (NCE) FCO - NCE

€62 - €257

Cheapest option

Bus via Antibes - Pole d'Echanges - ANTIBES  •  14h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza Baltour / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence - Villa Costanza to Antibes Reggio Calabria

€36 - €49

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Genoa (GOA) FCO - GOA
  2. Take the train from Genova Sestri Ponen. to Ventimiglia
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes

€60 - €218

Train  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Cannes Ter

€47 - €76

Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Cannes N758

€37 - €46

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Rome to Cannes 732.6 km

€90 - €140

Rome to Cannes by train

The train journey time between Rome and Cannes is around 16h 6m and covers a distance of around 698 km. The fastest train normally takes 15h 11m. Operated by Trenitalia Intercity and SNCF, the Rome to Cannes train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Cannes. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16h 6m
Fastest train time:
15h 11m
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€47
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
15:57
Last train departs at:
15:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome to Cannes train schedules

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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 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cannes is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Cannes is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cannes is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Cannes is to fly which costs €60 - €260 and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Cannes via Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Cannes via Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 46m.

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The distance between Rome and Cannes is 484 km. The road distance is 732.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 9h 46m and costs €45 - €80.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Rome to Cannes, including transfers.

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Rome to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Cannes train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cannes is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs €60 - €260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €80 and takes 9h 46m, you could also bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 10h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 484.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Cannes, France?

Alitalia and easyJet fly from Rome to Cannes 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Cannes via Ventimiglia in around 9h 46m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Train operators
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 Genova Sestri Ponen. to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
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 Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Cannes
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Baltour
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rome to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes station.

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Rome to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Cannes is 733 km. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Rome to Cannes.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Rome to Cannes bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 588+ hotels available in Cannes. 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 €7 - €35.

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