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There are 10 ways to get from Rome to Douai by plane, train, shuttle, bus, night train or car

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Fly Rome to Lille Lesquin  •  8h 49m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) FCO - LIL

€56 - €250

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Charleroi, shuttle  •  9h 6m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Charleroi (CRL) CIA - CRL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe

€33 - €111

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Fly Rome to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Paris CDG (CDG) FCO - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Douai

€87 - €235

Fly Rome to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Paris Orly (ORY) FCO - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Douai

€69 - €243

Fly Rome to Brussels, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brussels (BRU) FCO - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Douai

€67 - €532

Fly Rome Ciampino to Beauvais, bus, train  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Beauvais (BVA) CIA - BVA
  2. Take the bus from Aéroport TILLE to Gare Routière AMIENS
  3. Take the train from Amiens to Douai

Train  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Douai Tgv

€275 - €517

Bus  •  24h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris N521
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lille 1755 / ...

€82 - €122

Night train, Bus  •  31h 17m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf Nj
  2. Take the Bus from München to Lille

€123 - €185

Drive  •  14h 48m

  1. Drive from Rome to Douai 1531.5 km

€190 - €290

Rome to Douai by train

The train journey time between Rome and Douai is around 32h 4m and covers a distance of around 1616 km. The fastest train normally takes 32h 4m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Rome to Douai train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Douai. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
32h 4m
Fastest train time:
32h 4m
Train distance:
1616 km
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€275
Carbon emissions:
85 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
11:10
Last train departs at:
11:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome to Douai train schedules

Italy → France
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International entry into France from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into France from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Italy.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Douai 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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Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Douai is to fly and shuttle which costs €30 - €120 and takes 9h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Douai is to fly and train which costs €85 - €240 and takes 6h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Douai. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Douai via Torino Porta Susa and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 49m.

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The distance between Rome and Douai is 1187 km. The road distance is 1531.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Douai without a car is to train which takes 13h 49m and costs €270 - €550.

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Rome to Douai, including transfers.

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Rome to Douai train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Douai is to fly which takes 8h 49m and costs €55 - €250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €550 and takes 13h 49m, you could also bus, which costs €80 - €130 and takes 24h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 20m and has one stopover.

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Rome to Douai train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Douai station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Douai.
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  • Distance: 1187.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Douai, Hauts-de-France, France?

easyJet, Wizz Air and eight other airlines fly from Rome to Douai 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Douai via Torino Porta Susa and Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV in around 13h 49m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €180
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €210
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€17 - €210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Beauvais
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Beauvais via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €140
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €470
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €300
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €400
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €320
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €460
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €300
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Rome to Lille Lesquin via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €500
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €260
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €460
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Douai
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Douai
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Douai
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Paris Nord to Douai
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€32 - €38
1st Class
€27 - €32
Train from Lille Flandres to Douai
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€16 - €19
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
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 Paris Nord to Douai
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€25 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lille Flandres to Douai
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€6 - €9
Rail 1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Amiens to Douai
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €29
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
Bus operators
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Email
info@flibco.com
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Charleroi Airport to Lille Gare Europe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €21
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
€16 - €21
Low
€5
High
€18
LR Région Hauts-de-France
Phone
0970 150 150
Website
oise-mobilite.fr
Bus from Aéroport TILLE to Gare Routière AMIENS
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
LR Région Hauts-de-France
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 Tiburtina Bus station to Paris
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from München to Lille
Ave. Duration
16h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Douai is 1531 km. It takes approximately 14h 48m to drive from Rome to Douai.

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Wizz Air, Volotea, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Lille Lesquin Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Douai. Prices start at €87 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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