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There are 7 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 to Nice  •  4 h 44 min

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

$58 - $193

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Genoa, Genoa 594 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Cannes, Cannes N719 / ...

$40 - $74

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Fly to Genoa, train  •  7 h 50 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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes

$73 - $312

Fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$73 - $270

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Genova Piazza Principe Fa
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes

$84 - $135

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes Grasse - Ventimiglia-Stazione / ...

$82 - $108

Drive  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Cannes 461.4 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cannes is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Cannes is to fly which costs 50€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Rome and arriving at Cannes, Cannes via Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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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 Gare de Cannes via Genova Piazza Principe and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 40 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 which takes 8 h 40 min and costs 70€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Rome to Cannes, including transfers.

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Rome to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome 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 4 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 8 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 12 h.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 302.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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 Genova Piazza Principe, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 8 h 40 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
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Rome to Marseille via Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Gare de Marseille-St-Charles to Gare de Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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 Tiburtina to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Genoa to Cannes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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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 FlixBus, arrive at Cannes, Cannes station.

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Rome to Cannes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de 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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Alitalia and easyJet offer flights from Rome Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Rome to Cannes bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4512+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at $79 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 10€ - 15€.

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