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There are 3 ways to get from Rome to Nosy Boraha by plane, bus, ferry or train

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 Rome to Tamatave, bus, ferry  •  24h 7m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Tamatave (TMM) FCO - TMM
  2. Take the bus from Tomasina to Soanierana Ivongo
  3. Take the ferry from Soanierana Ivongo to Port Barrachois

$398 - $1,271

2 alternative options

Train to Naples, fly to Ste Marie  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Ste Marie (SMS) NAP - SMS

$507 - $1,393

Fly Rome to Ste Marie  •  37h 37m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Ste Marie (SMS) FCO - SMS

$465 - $1,228

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Nosy Boraha is to fly and bus and ferry which costs 320€ - 1100€ and takes 24h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Nosy Boraha is to fly and bus and ferry which costs 320€ - 1100€ and takes 24h 7m.

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The distance between Rome and Nosy Boraha is 7582 km.

It takes approximately 24h 7m to get from Rome to Nosy Boraha, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Tamatave Airport. The quickest flight takes 20h 25m and has two stopovers.

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Nosy Boraha is 1h ahead of Rome. It is currently 5:06 AM in Rome and 6:06 AM in Nosy Boraha.

Neos, Alitalia, Tsaradia and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Tamatave Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Nosy Boraha. Prices start at $100 USD 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 14€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Nosy Boraha.
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  • Distance: 7581.9 km
  • Duration: 24h 7m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Nosy Boraha, Madagascar?

Ethiopian Airlines and Tsaradia fly from Rome to Nosy Boraha once a week.

Airlines
Tsaradia
Website
tsaradia.com
Flights from Rome to Tamatave via Nosy-Be, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Ste Marie via Tel Aviv, Addis Ababa, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
45h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Naples to Ste Marie via Rome, Addis Ababa, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
47h 57m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Naples to Ste Marie via Paris CDG, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
2 days 20h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Rome to Ste Marie via Addis Ababa, Antananarivo
Ave. Duration
34h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Air Austral
Website
air-austral.com
Flights from Rome to Tamatave via Paris CDG, St-Denis
Ave. Duration
22h 6m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
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
$23 - $80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$23 - $35
Base Standard
$45 - $65
Base Premium
$55 - $80
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$17 - $25
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 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $65
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$24 - $35
Smart Low Cost
$21 - $30
Smart Flex
$45 - $65
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
$18 - $40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$33 - $36
Bus operators
Sainte-Marie Tours
Phone
(00) 261 20 53 987 49
Email
sms.tours.net@gmail.com
Website
sainte-marie-tours.com
Bus from Tomasina to Soanierana Ivongo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
sainte-marie-tours.com
Ferry operators
Sainte-Marie Tours
Phone
(00) 261 20 53 987 49
Email
sms.tours.net@gmail.com
Website
sainte-marie-tours.com
Ferry from Soanierana Ivongo to Port Barrachois
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
sainte-marie-tours.com

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