There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Cannes by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to Nice  •  4 h 46 min

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

$58 - $193

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Night bus  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rome to Nice, Nice N523

$54 - $90

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  7 h 55 min

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

$73 - $312

Train, Thello  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station Rm-Mi / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Cannes

$89 - $158

Train  •  9 h 26 min

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

$83 - $109

Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière

$59 - $96

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Cannes 461.4 miles

$110 - $160

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Rome Stazione Tiburtina and arriving at Cannes Hôtel de Ville via Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome station to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini Station and arriving at Cannes via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 16 min.

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The distance between Rome and Cannes is 484 km. The road distance is 738.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cannes without a car is to train and Thello which takes 9 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Rome to Cannes, including transfers.

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Rome to Cannes bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Stazione Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Cannes train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cannes is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train and Thello, which costs and takes 9 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h 55 min.

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

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Rome to Cannes bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 302.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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 Milano Centrale Station and Milano Centrale in around 9 h 16 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rome to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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 Ponente to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Train from Ventimiglia to Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Rome to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 738 km. It takes approximately 7 h 17 min 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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There are 4307+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $85 USD 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 .

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