There are 10 ways to get from Rome to Padua by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Padova Fr / ...

$35 - $80

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 Baltour / ...

$16 - $50

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Night train  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Padova Icn

$50 - $70

Rideshare  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Padua 307.6 miles

$30

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Padua 306.6 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Venice, train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Venice (VCE) FCO - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$50 - $267

Fly to Verona, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Verona (VRN) FCO - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova

$55 - $328

Fly to Bologna, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bologna (BLQ) FCO - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Padova

$68 - $303

Fly to Trieste, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trieste (TRS) FCO - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre

$72 - $295

Fly to Florence, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Florence (FLR) FCO - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova

$102 - $313

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina and arriving at Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Padova. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Rome and Padua is 393 km. The road distance is 490.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Padua without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs .

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The train from Roma Termini to Padova takes 3 h 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rome to Padua bus services, operated by Baltour, depart from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Padua is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Rome to Padua bus services, operated by Baltour, arrive at Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12 station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Padua.
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  • Distance: 245.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Padua, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Rome to Padua hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. ItaloTreno also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Baltour operates a bus from Rome to Padua twice daily. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $370
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rome to Trieste via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Rome to Florence
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$12 - $14
Train from Bologna C.Le to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Trieste Aeroporto to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Padova - Autostazione Via Della Pace Stallo 12
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Padua, Autostaz. VIALE della Pace
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Padua
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rome to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Padua is 491 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Rome to Padua.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Rome to Padua train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Rome to Padua bus tickets online with Distribusion, Busbud and FlixBus.

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There are 933+ hotels available in Padua. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Padua. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs .

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