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There are 3 ways to get from Rome to Mazār-e Sharīf by plane or train

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Fly from Rome

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Mazar-e Sharif (MZR)

2 alternative options

Train to Naples, fly

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Mazar-e Sharif (MZR)

Fly from Rome Ciampino

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Mazar-e Sharif (MZR)

Rome (FCO) to Mazar-e Sharif (MZR) flights

The flight time between Rome (FCO) and Mazar-e Sharif (MZR) is around 13h 5m and covers a distance of around 4685 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 48m. The fastest flight normally takes 8h 50m. Services are operated by Turkish Airlines. Typically seven flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
7h 16m
Layover time:
5h 48m
Total time:
13h 5m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
8h 50m
Flight distance:
4685 km
Flights per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$263
Carbon emissions:
950 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:20
Last flight departs at:
19:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome (FCO) to Mazar-e Sharif (MZR) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Afghanistan

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Afghanistan. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Afghanistan.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Afghanistan.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Afghanistan from May 14.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Afghanistan

Domestic travel is restricted within Afghanistan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Afghanistan

International flights leaving Italy are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 19 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Mazār-e Sharīf is to fly which costs €240 - €850 and takes 11h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Mazār-e Sharīf is to fly which costs €240 - €850 and takes 11h 36m.

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The distance between Rome and Mazār-e Sharīf is 4655 km.

It takes approximately 11h 36m to get from Rome to Mazār-e Sharīf, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Mazar-e Sharif Airport. The quickest flight takes 8h 50m and has one stopover.

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Mazār-e Sharīf is 2h 30m ahead of Rome. It is currently 12:31 PM in Rome and 3:01 PM in Mazār-e Sharīf.

Turkish Airlines offers flights from Rome Airport to Mazar-e Sharif Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Rome to Mazār-e Sharīf.
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  • Distance: 4654.7 km
  • Duration: 11h 36m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Mazār-e Sharīf, Afghanistan?

Turkish Airlines flies from Rome to Mazār-e Sharīf once daily.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Mazar-e Sharif via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Naples to Mazar-e Sharif via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Bucharest Otopeni, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Sofia, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Athens, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Vienna, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Cologne Bonn, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Barcelona, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Mazar-e Sharif via Marseille, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$22 - $30
Base Standard
$40 - $60
Base Premium
$50 - $80
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$23 - $35
Smart Low Cost
$20 - $29
Smart Flex
$40 - $60
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$16 - $24
Trenitalia

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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$31 - $35
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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