There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Rome by plane, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or ferry

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 Southampton to Rome  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Rome (FCO) SOU - FCO

$93 - $453

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Train to London Stansted, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) STN - CIA

$87 - $308

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Train to Bristol, fly to Rome  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Rome (FCO) BRS - FCO

$145 - $504

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Rome  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Rome (FCO) LGW - FCO

$90 - $317

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Rome  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rome (FCO) LHR - FCO

$130 - $424

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Rome  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Rome (FCO) LTN - FCO

$107 - $353

Car ferry, train  •  21 h 31 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
  2. Take the train from Valognes to Paris St Lazare Ic
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$344 - $512

Train, bus Eurolines FR  •  27 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$219 - $498

Train, bus via Milano Centrale  •  28 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$201 - $446

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$157 - $255

Train, bus FlixBus  •  32 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
  4. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Roma Termini Fb / ...

$162 - $281

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  5. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Rome

$525 - $639

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  21 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Tremezzo
  4. Take the ferry from Tremezzo to Bellagio 912 / ...
  5. Drive from Bellagio to Rome

$307 - $460

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Rome. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Rome via London Victoria, Lille and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 54 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Rome is 911 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Rome without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 21 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Southampton to Rome, including transfers.

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Southampton to Rome bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Rome Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Rome is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 10:38 AM in Southampton and 11:38 AM in Rome.

Aer Lingus, easyJet, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11547+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rome.
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  • Distance: 911.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Rome, Italy?

KLM, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Southampton to Rome every 2 hours.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Bristol to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Luton to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Santander
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Southampton to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Rome via Verona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Turin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Bristol to Rome via Malta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $25
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valognes to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurostar
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
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
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Portsmouth to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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