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There are 11 ways to get from Rome to Germany 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.

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Fly to Munich

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

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Fly to Berlin Brandenburg

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

Fly to Stuttgart

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

Fly to Frankfurt

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

Fly to Cologne Bonn

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)

Fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Bus via Prague

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Berlin Südkreuz train station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to U Alexanderplatz

Night train, train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome to Berlin
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International entry into Germany from Italy

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Italy

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

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Yes, entry into Germany is currently allowed 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Germany is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Germany is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Italy from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 27 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cost-effective way to get from Rome to Germany is to bus via Prague, which costs €50 - €85 and takes 25h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Germany is to fly which costs €75 - €270 and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Germany. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Grunerstr. via Prague and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 27m.

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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 Milano Centrale, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 13m.

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The distance between Rome and Germany is 1033 km. The road distance is 1503.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Germany without a car is to train which takes 17h 13m and costs €260 - €600.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Rome to Germany, including transfers.

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Rome to Germany bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Rome Tiburtina 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 46m and costs €75 - €270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €260 - €600 and takes 17h 13m, you could also bus via Prague, which costs €50 - €85 and takes 25h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Germany.
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  • Distance: 1033.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Germany?

Lufthansa and Alitalia fly from Rome to Munich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Berlin via Milano Centrale, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 17h 13m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €490
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €490
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Rome to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €480
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Flights from Rome to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €420
Flights from Rome to Cologne Bonn via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €420
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €440
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €440
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €330
Flights from Rome to Cologne Bonn via Palermo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€30 - €330
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg via Bari
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €450
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€80 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €410
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Rome to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€190 - €1100
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€65 - €90
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€140 - €190
1st Class
€230 - €310
Night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€200 - €440
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€200 - €270
1st Class
€320 - €440
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Prague Florenc Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Prague to Berlin Südkreuz train station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Szczecin to U Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rome to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
25h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Rome to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin Südkreuz train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Germany is 1504 km. It takes approximately 13h 31m to drive from Rome to Germany.

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