There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Frankfurt (FRA) FCO - FRA

$98 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77

$75 - $130

5 alternative options

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Stuttgart (STR) FCO - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$112 - $351

Train  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$149 - $332

Bus Eurolines FR  •  32 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Frankfurt am Main

$158 - $237

Night train, train  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to München Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$187 - $309

Drive  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Frankfurt am Main 780.3 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 65€ - 110€ and takes 20 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 85€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Rome and Frankfurt am Main is 959 km. The road distance is 1248.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 599.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and four other airlines fly from Rome to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Frankfurt am Main via Milano Centrale and Basel SBB in around 12 h 2 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Roma to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
16 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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