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There are 9 ways to get from Venice to Rome 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

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Venice to Rome

Drive

  1. Drive from Venice to Rome

Fly Venice to Rome

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO)

Train to Trieste, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Rome (FCO)

Train to Bologna, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Rome (FCO)

Fly Venice to Naples, train

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini

Venice to Rome by train

The train journey time between Venice and Rome is around 3h 58m and covers a distance of around 512 km. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce and ItaloTreno, the Venice to Rome train service departs from Venezia S. Lucia and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically 100 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

100 Weekly Trains
3h 58m Average Duration
€29 Cheapest Price
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Venice → Rome
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The cost-effective way to get from Venice to Rome is to rideshare, which costs €28 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Rome is to fly which costs €30 - €170 and takes 3h 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice Tronchetto Train Station station and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Roma Termini. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Venice and Rome is 393 km. The road distance is 525.5 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Rome without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €29 - €120.

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The train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini takes 3h 58m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Venice to Rome bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Venice Tronchetto Train Station.

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Venice to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Rome is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs €29 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €35 and takes 7h 5m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €170 and takes 3h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Rome.
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  • Distance: 393.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €120 and the journey takes 3h 58m. ItaloTreno also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Itabus operates a bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni every 4 hours. Tickets cost €2 - €22 and the journey takes 7h 5m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Bologna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from Venice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €130
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €140
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €110
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€80 - €120
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia Station to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Trenitalia ICN
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Trenitalia
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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 S. Lucia to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €22
Website
Itabus
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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