There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Cannes 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 Rome to Nice  •  4h 38m

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

57€ - 367€

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Bus via Florence  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence, Florence 1518 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Cannes Bologna > Florence > La Spezia > Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia > Nice - Airport > Cannes > Marseille - St-Charles Bus station > Montpellier

32€ - 40€

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Train to Naples, fly to Nice  •  5h 52m

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

75€ - 341€

Fly Rome to Marseille, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Marseille (MRS) FCO - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes

60€ - 484€

Train via Genoa  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Genova P.Za Principe Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova P.Za Principe to Cannes Ec

51€ - 130€

Train  •  10h 2m

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

47€ - 76€

Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Cannes Gare SNCF 523

40€ - 55€

Drive  •  7h 21m

  1. Drive from Rome to Cannes 742 km

95€ - 150€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cannes is to bus via Florence which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 11h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Cannes is to fly which costs 55€ - 370€ 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, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Cannes via Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Cannes via Genova P.Za Principe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 38m.

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The distance between Rome and Cannes is 484 km. The road distance is 742 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cannes without a car is to train via Genoa which takes 8h 38m and costs 50€ - 130€.

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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, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Cannes train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cannes is to fly which takes 4h 38m and costs 55€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train via Genoa, which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 8h 38m, you could also bus via Florence, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 11h 55m.

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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 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Cannes via Genova P.Za Principe in around 8h 38m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Naples to Nice via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 650€
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Flights from Rome to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 170€
Flights from Naples to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 700€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
29€ - 150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 270€
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
75€ - 110€
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
35€ - 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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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 Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 24€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 24€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Thello
Train from Genova P.Za Principe to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Thello
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Thello
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Florence to Cannes
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Genova - Piazza Della Vittoria-Lato Palazzo Inps
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 28€
Website
Baltour
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 Genova, Piazza della Vittoria to Cannes Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Eurolines FR

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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 Blablabus, arrive at Cannes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Cannes is 742 km. It takes approximately 7h 21m 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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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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