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There are 4 ways to get from Rome to Townsville by plane 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.

Recommended option

Fly Rome to Townsville  •  28h 33m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Townsville (TSV) FCO - TSV

$728 - $1,475

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to Townsville  •  34h 14m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Townsville (TSV) CIA - TSV

$461 - $1,027

2 alternative options

Train to Naples, fly to Townsville  •  31h 42m

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

$891 - $2,333

Fly Rome to Cairns, train  •  33h 53m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Cairns (CNS) FCO - CNS
  2. Take the train from Cairns Central Station to Townsville

$682 - $1,681

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Townsville is to fly which costs 280€ - 650€ and takes 34h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Townsville is to fly which costs 440€ - 950€ and takes 28h 33m.

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The distance between Rome and Townsville is 15048 km.

It takes approximately 28h 33m to get from Rome to Townsville, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Townsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 25h 55m and has two stopovers.

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Townsville is 8h ahead of Rome. It is currently 9:41 PM in Rome and 5:41 AM in Townsville.

Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Korean Air and four other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Townsville Airport.

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There are 344+ hotels available in Townsville. Prices start at $150 AUD 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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  • Distance: 15047.6 km
  • Duration: 28h 33m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Townsville, QLD, Australia?

Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia and seven other airlines fly from Rome to Townsville hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Istanbul Ataturk, Osaka Kansai, Cairns
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,100
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Istanbul Ataturk, Ngurah Rai, Darwin
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Istanbul Ataturk, Singapore Changi, Darwin
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Frankfurt, Singapore Changi, Darwin
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,000
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Munich, Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,300
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Munich, Singapore Changi, Darwin
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,900
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Vienna, Tokyo Narita, Cairns
Ave. Duration
32h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,900
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Istanbul Ataturk, Ngurah Rai, Cairns
Ave. Duration
34h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Helsinki, Osaka Kansai, Cairns
Ave. Duration
35h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Helsinki, Tokyo Narita, Cairns
Ave. Duration
35h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,200
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Moscow Sheremetyevo, Osaka Kansai, Cairns
Ave. Duration
35h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
35h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Budapest, Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
39h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Rome to Cairns via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
34h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,000
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Rome to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Rome to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
34h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Rome to Cairns via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Flights from Rome to Cairns via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Abu Dhabi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Abu Dhabi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
30h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Dubai, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
34h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
39h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Abu Dhabi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Doha, Sydney
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,800
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Townsville via Athens, Dubai, Sydney
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Rome to Cairns via Abu Dhabi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Rome to Townsville via Incheon, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
28h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Naples to Townsville via Munich, Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $4,300
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 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$30 - $45
Base Standard
$60 - $85
Base Premium
$75 - $110
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
$23 - $35
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$23 - $35
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 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$44 - $48
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 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$30 - $45
Smart Low Cost
$28 - $40
Smart Flex
$60 - $85

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