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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Connemara National Park by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2Rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Rome to Shannon, bus  •  12h 36m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Shannon (SNN) FCO - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Galway Coach Stn to Canal Bridge

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Fly Rome to Cork, bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cork (ORK) FCO - ORK
  2. Take the bus from Cork Airport to Galway Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Galway Coach Stn to Canal Bridge

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Shannon, bus  •  12h 52m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Shannon (SNN) CIA - SNN
  2. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Galway Coach Stn to Canal Bridge

Fly Rome to Dublin, train, bus  •  12h 34m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dublin (DUB) FCO - DUB
  2. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Galway
  3. Take the bus from Galway Coach Stn to Canal Bridge

Train to Naples, fly to Shannon, bus  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Shannon (SNN) NAP - SNN
  3. Take the bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
  4. Take the bus from Galway Coach Stn to Canal Bridge

Train, bus, bus and ferry  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Padova Fr / ...
  2. Take the bus from Padova to Arad
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
  4. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Westport 804 / ...

Drive, car ferry  •  37h 32m

  1. Drive from Rome to Port de Roscoff
  2. Take the car ferry from Port de Roscoff to Cork Port
  3. Drive from Cork Port to Connemara National Park

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Connemara National Park is to fly and bus which costs €130 - €320 and takes 13h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome to Connemara National Park is to train and fly and bus which takes 12h 5m and costs €150 - €400.

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The distance between Rome and Connemara National Park is 2215 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Connemara National Park without a car is to train and bus and bus and ferry which takes 2 days 18h and costs €320 - €480.

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It takes approximately 12h 36m to get from Rome to Connemara National Park, including transfers.

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There are 296+ hotels available in Connemara National Park. Prices start at €35 per night.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Connemara National Park.
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  • Distance: 2215.1 km
  • Duration: 12h 36m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Connemara National Park, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Rome to Connemara National Park. However, you can take the train to Fiumicino Aeroporto, take the walk to Rome airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, take the bus to Galway Bus Station, take the walk to Galway Coach Stn, take the bus to Canal Bridge, then take the taxi to Connemara National Park. Alternatively, you can take the train to Capannelle, take the walk to Capannelle/Castroregio, take the line 520 bus to Aeroporto Ciampino, take the walk to Rome Ciampino airport, fly to Shannon, take the walk to Shannon Airport, take the bus to Galway Bus Station, take the walk to Galway Coach Stn, take the bus to Canal Bridge, then take the taxi to Connemara National Park.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Shannon via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Flights from Rome to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Rome to Cork
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Rome to Cork via Beauvais
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €400
Flights from Naples to Shannon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Naples to Shannon via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €950
Flights from Naples to Shannon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€230 - €1100
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rome to Shannon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Rome to Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Cork via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Train operators
Irish Rail
Phone
+353 1 836 6222
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Dublin Heuston to Galway
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
€17 - €25
Flexible
€18 - €26
Train from Dublin Heuston to Westport
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/
Schedules at
https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/train-timetables
Book at
https://journeyplanner.irishrail.ie/webapp/#!P|TP!histId|0!histKey|H111568
Semi Flexible
€21 - €30
Flexible
€23 - €35
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
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 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€40 - €55
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€65 - €85
Smart Flex
€70 - €85
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€29 - €40
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
€17 - €29
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Expressway
Phone
0818 836611
Website
expressway.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
https://www.expressway.ie/
Schedules at
https://www.expressway.ie/routes-and-timetables
Book at
https://www.expressway.ie/journey-search
Standard
€13 - €19
Bus Éireann
Phone
+353 1 836 6111
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Shannon Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.buseireann.ie/
Citylink
Phone
+353 91 564 164
Email
info@citylink.ie
Website
citylink.ie
Bus from Galway Coach Stn to Canal Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€11 - €15
On Bus
€12 - €16
Bus from Cork Airport to Galway Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €24
Website
https://www.citylink.ie/
Web Fare
€14 - €21
On Bus
€17 - €24
Bep's Travel
Phone
+40-745.499.985
Website
bepstravel.autogari.ro
Bus from Padova to Arad
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €45
Schedules at
Bep's Travel
Matei Unitrans
Phone
+40 730 250 062
Email
bistrita@mateiunitrans.ro
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Padua to Arad
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €70
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus and ferry from Arad to Dublin
Ave. Duration
42h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€110 - €140
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Port de Roscoff to Cork Port
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €600
Website
Brittany Ferries
Single Ticket
€26 - €140

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