There are 11 ways to get from Rome to Germany by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Rome to Stuttgart  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Stuttgart (STR) FCO - STR

85€ - 491€

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CIA - SXF

25€ - 151€

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Fly Rome to Munich  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Munich (MUC) FCO - MUC

63€ - 435€

Fly Rome to Frankfurt  •  4h 53m

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

90€ - 270€

Fly Rome to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FCO - TXL

50€ - 201€

Fly Rome Ciampino to Cologne Bonn  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) CIA - CGN

30€ - 192€

Train  •  14h 49m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

175€ - 339€

Bus via Prague  •  25h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Prague, ÚAN Florenc RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf RegioJet / ...

52€ - 80€

Bus  •  28h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin, Szczecin station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz N1385 / ...

65€ - 88€

Night train, train  •  18h 33m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10 En
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

311€ - 602€

Drive  •  13h 54m

  1. Drive from Rome to Berlin 1509.4 km

200€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Germany is to fly which costs 25€ - 160€ and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Germany is to fly which costs 85€ - 500€ and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Germany. However, there are services departing from Rome, Largo Mazzoni and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via Prague, ÚAN Florenc and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Germany. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Bologna Centrale, Muenchen Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 49m.

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The distance between Rome and Germany is 1033 km. The road distance is 1509.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Germany without a car is to train which takes 14h 49m and costs 170€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Rome to Germany, including transfers.

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Rome to Germany bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Rome, Largo Mazzoni station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Germany is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs 85€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 340€ and takes 14h 49m, you could also bus via Prague, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 25h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Germany.
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  • Distance: 1033.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Germany?

Eurowings, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Rome to Stuttgart every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Berlin via Bologna Centrale, Muenchen Hbf, Nuernberg Hbf, Berlin Hbf, and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 14h 49m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1500€
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1500€
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 490€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 490€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 220€
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 330€
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 320€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 390€
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Flights from Rome to Berlin Tegel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
26€ - 330€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Cologne Bonn via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
26€ - 330€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 140€
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
Train operators
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
27€ - 40€
Base Standard
50€ - 70€
Base Premium
60€ - 90€
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 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 65€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
25€ - 35€
Smart Low Cost
22€ - 35€
Smart Flex
45€ - 65€
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 Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Trenitalia Eurocity

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
Night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
200€ - 450€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
200€ - 280€
1st Class
330€ - 450€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Szczecin, Szczecin station to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rome to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
24h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Rome to Germany bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Berlin, Südkreuz Bf station.

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Rome to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Germany is 1509 km. It takes approximately 13h 54m to drive from Rome to Germany.

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Eurowings, Swiss, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in Germany. 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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