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

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Fly Rome to Paris Orly  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Paris Orly (ORY) FCO - ORY

60€ - 226€

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Fly Rome to Paris CDG  •  5h 25m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Paris CDG (CDG) FCO - CDG

54€ - 193€

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Train to Florence, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 32m

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

94€ - 982€

Train to Florence, fly to Paris Orly  •  6h 18m

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

80€ - 345€

Train  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

150€ - 292€

Train via Milan  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

162€ - 292€

Bus  •  20h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris N521

65€ - 80€

Drive  •  13h 27m

  1. Drive from Rome to Paris Bercy 1417.9 km

170€ - 260€

Rome to Paris by train

The train journey time between Rome and Paris is around 14h 35m and covers a distance of around 1421 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 58m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and TGV inOui, the Rome to Paris train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Paris Gare De Lyon. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The most affordable way to get from Rome to Paris is to bus, which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 20h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Paris is to fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 5h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Paris. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 20h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Paris. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon via Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 12m.

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The distance between Rome and Paris is 1106 km. The road distance is 1417.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Paris without a car is to train which takes 11h 12m and costs 150€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Rome to Paris, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Paris is to fly which takes 5h 6m and costs 60€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 300€ and takes 11h 12m, you could also bus, which costs 65€ - 80€ and takes 20h 25m.

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  • Distance: 1105.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

easyJet, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rome to Paris every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Paris Bercy via Torino Porta Susa in around 11h 12m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 180€
Flights from Florence to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 310€
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 270€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Florence to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Rome to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
50€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
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 Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 80€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Rome to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Paris is 1418 km. It takes approximately 13h 27m to drive from Rome to Paris.

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Alitalia, Tunisair, easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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

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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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