There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Munich 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 from Rome  •  4h 50m

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

63€ - 455€

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Bus  •  12h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station 531

40€ - 55€

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Train to Naples, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Munich (MUC) NAP - MUC

91€ - 469€

Train to Florence, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Munich (MUC) FLR - MUC

85€ - 383€

Train to Ancona, fly  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Castelferretti
  2. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Munich (MUC) AOI - MUC

114€ - 245€

Train  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station 9976 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Muenchen Ost Ecb

72€ - 155€

Bus via Rimini  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Rimini Station
  2. Take the bus from Rimini to Munich

48€ - 75€

Night train  •  13h 24m

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

200€ - 450€

Drive  •  8h 49m

  1. Drive from Rome to Munich 921.1 km

120€ - 190€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Munich is to bus which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Munich is to fly which costs 60€ - 460€ and takes 4h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12h 50m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10. This train operates Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 13h 24m.

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The distance between Rome and Munich is 697 km. The road distance is 921.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Munich without a car is to train which takes 9h 31m and costs 70€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Rome to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Rome to Munich train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Munich is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs 60€ - 460€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 9h 31m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 12h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Munich.
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  • Distance: 697.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Rome to Munich every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Munich via Bologna Centrale Station and Bologna Centrale in around 9h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 600€
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 600€
Flights from Naples to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from Naples to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Florence to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Ancona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 390€
Flights from Naples to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from Naples to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 700€
Flights from Florence to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
Flights from Naples to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Florence to Munich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 400€
Flights from Florence to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Munich via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 550€
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 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
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
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Roma Termini to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Train from Roma Termini to Castelferretti
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 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 Ost
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
200€ - 450€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
200€ - 280€
1st Class
330€ - 450€
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, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BonelliBus s.a.s.
Phone
+39 0541662069
Website
bonellibus.it
Bus from Roma to Rimini Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 30€
Schedules at
bonellibus.it
Full
21€ - 29€
Reduced
18€ - 25€

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Rome to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Rome to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Muenchen Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Munich is 921 km. It takes approximately 8h 49m to drive from Rome to Munich.

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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Rome to Munich bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 930+ hotels available in Munich. 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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