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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. FCO - FRA

$98 - $333

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h

  1. N77

$75 - $130

4 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fr
  2. Ec
  3. Ice / ...

$200 - $365

Bus Eurolines FR  •  32 h 40 min

$161 - $242

Night train, train  •  17 h 6 min

  1. En
  2. Ice

$159 - $280

Drive  •  11 h 46 min

  1. 780.3 miles

$180 - $280

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

Lufthansa, Alitalia and seven 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 11 h 30 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
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
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
$110 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rome and Frankfurt am Main is 959 km. The road distance is 1248 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs 80€ - 290€.

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 11 h 30 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Rome to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.