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There are 10 ways to get from Vatican City to Lienz by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Venice  •  11h 22m

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf Rj
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol Ic / ...

€78 - €196

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  16h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
  2. Take the bus from Mestre to Cortina d'Ampezzo
  3. Take the train from S. Candido Innichen to Lienz In Osttirol

€44 - €69

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Train  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bolzano Bozen Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to S. Candido Innichen Re
  4. Take the train from S. Candido Innichen to Lienz In Osttirol

€52 - €176

Bus  •  17h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Villach Bus Station 466
  2. Take the bus from Spittal-Millstättersee Bf/Bbf to Winklern i. M. Busterminal 5108

€59 - €110

Night train, train  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Villach Hbf Nj / ...
  2. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol 4251 / ...

€74 - €356

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Lienz 770 km

€95 - €140

Fly to Trieste, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Trieste (TRS) FCO - TRS
  2. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Villach Hbf
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol

€88 - €244

Fly to Venice, train  •  9h 45m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Venice (VCE) FCO - VCE
  2. Take the train from Treviso Centrale to Villach Hbf
  3. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol

€107 - €289

Fly to Verona, train  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Verona (VRN) FCO - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Fortezza/Franzensfes
  3. Take the train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to S. Candido Innichen
  4. Take the train from S. Candido Innichen to Lienz In Osttirol

€74 - €165

Fly to Munich, train  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Munich (MUC) FCO - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
  4. Take the train from Spittal-Millstaettersee to Lienz In Osttirol

€114 - €331

Vatican City to Lienz by subway and train

The journey time between Vatican City and Lienz is around 21h 3m and covers a distance of around 773 km. The fastest journey normally takes 21h 2m. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Vatican City to Lienz service departs from Cipro and arrives in Lienz In Osttirol. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 3m
Fastest journey time:
21h 2m
Journey distance:
773 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€52
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
18:03
Last service departs at:
18:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Lienz subway and train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Lienz is to bus and train which costs €40 - €70 and takes 16h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to Lienz is to drive which costs €95 - €140 and takes 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to Lienz. However, there are services departing from Cipro and arriving at Lienz In Osttirol via Roma Termini, Bolzano Bozen, Fortezza/Franzensfes and S. Candido Innichen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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It is 548 km from Vatican City to Lienz. It is approximately 770 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Lienz without a car is to train via Venice which takes 11h 22m and costs €75 - €200.

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It takes approximately 11h 22m to get from Vatican City to Lienz, including transfers.

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Vatican City to Lienz train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Lienz is to train via Venice which takes 11h 22m and costs €75 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €55 - €110 and takes 17h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Trieste Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Vatican City to Lienz train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Lienz In Osttirol station.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Lienz.
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  • Distance: 548.4 km
  • Duration: 11h 22m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Lienz, Tirol, Austria?

You can take a train from Vatican City to Lienz via Rome Tiburtina, Roma Tiburtina, Venezia Mestre, and Villach Hbf in around 11h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vatican City to Lienz via Rome Tiburtina, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Villach Bus Station, Villach Hbf, Spittal-Millstaettersee, Spittal-Millstättersee Bf/Bbf, and Winklern i. M. Busterminal in around 17h 48m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €320
Flights from Rome to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €140
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €440
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 Tiburtina to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Roma Termini to Bolzano Bozen
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €60
Base Standard
€75 - €100
Base Premium
€90 - €130
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 Rome Tiburtina to Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €85
Train from Roma Termini to Bolzano
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €50
Smart Flex
€65 - €95
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €19
Website
Railjet
Train from Treviso Centrale to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Train from Spittal-Millstaettersee to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €22
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €24
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Fortezza/Franzensfes to S. Candido Innichen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from S. Candido Innichen to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Trieste Airport to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Spittal-Millstaettersee to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Villach Hbf to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Spittal-Millstaettersee to Lienz In Osttirol
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €27
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€24 - €27
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Fortezza/Franzensfes
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Nightjet
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
Night train from Roma Termini to Villach Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€140 - €200
1st Class
€240 - €320
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Spittal-Millstaettersee
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Venice Mestre, St. di autobus
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
RegioJet
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 Villach Bus Station
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Lienz is 770 km. It takes approximately 7h 36m to drive from Vatican City to Lienz.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Trieste Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Lienz. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Rome Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €7 - €9.

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