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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Lourdes by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Rome to Toulouse, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Toulouse (TLS) FCO - TLS
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes

€88 - €259

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) CIA - LDE

€42 - €318

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Fly Rome to Pau  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pau (PUF) FCO - PUF

€74 - €303

Fly Rome to Lourdes/Tarbes  •  9h 25m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) FCO - LDE

€137 - €167

Train  •  18h 17m

  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 Nîmes Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Nimes to Toulouse Matabiau Ter / ...
  5. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes Ter

€212 - €387

Bus  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille
  2. Take the bus from Marseille to Toulouse 718
  3. Take the bus from Toulouse to Lourdes

€65 - €88

Night bus, train  •  20h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Toulouse Matabiau
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes Ter

€109 - €196

Drive  •  13h 38m

  1. Drive from Rome to Lourdes 1426.1 km

€170 - €260

Rome to Lourdes by train

The train journey time between Rome and Lourdes is around 46h 26m and covers a distance of around 1713 km. The fastest train normally takes 46h 26m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, TGV inOui, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Rome to Lourdes train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Lourdes. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
46h 26m
Fastest train time:
46h 26m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€277
Carbon emissions:
90 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 Lourdes train schedules

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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 Lourdes is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Lourdes 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: 22 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lourdes is to bus which costs €65 - €90 and takes 22h 10m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome to Lourdes is to fly which takes 6h 2m and costs €40 - €320.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Lourdes via Marseille and Toulouse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Lourdes. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Lourdes via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV, Nimes and Toulouse Matabiau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 17m.

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The distance between Rome and Lourdes is 1036 km. The road distance is 1426.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Lourdes without a car is to train which takes 18h 17m and costs €210 - €390.

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

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Rome to Lourdes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Lourdes is to fly which takes 9h 25m and costs €70 - €310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €210 - €390 and takes 18h 17m, you could also bus, which costs €65 - €90 and takes 22h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Lourdes.
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  • Distance: 1036.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 8m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Lourdes, France?

Air France, Alitalia and three other airlines fly from Rome to Lourdes every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Lourdes via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV, Nimes, and Toulouse Matabiau in around 18h 17m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €320
Flights from Rome to Pau via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Rome to Pau via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Flights from Rome to Pau via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €250
Flights from Rome to Lourdes/Tarbes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from Rome to Lourdes/Tarbes via Nice, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€261 - €264
Flights from Rome to Lourdes/Tarbes via Milan Linate, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€261 - €264
Flights from Rome to Lourdes/Tarbes via Marseille, Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€261 - €264
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Lourdes/Tarbes
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€24 - €140
Flights from Rome to Lourdes/Tarbes via Krakow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Rome to Pau via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Nimes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€35 - €50
Rail 1st Class
€45 - €70
Train from Marseille St Charles to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Rail 1st Class
€65 - €95
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
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 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
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Nimes
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€50 - €60
1st Class
€50 - €60
Train from Nimes to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €70
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 Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Nîmes
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nîmes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Marseille
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Toulouse to Lourdes
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Rome to Lourdes bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Rome to Lourdes train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Lourdes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Lourdes is 1426 km. It takes approximately 13h 38m to drive from Rome to Lourdes.

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easyJet, Alitalia, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Rome Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Lourdes. Prices start at €75 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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