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There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Rome by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train or car

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Fly to Rome  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Rome (FCO) VIE - FCO

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Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  8h 3m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) VIE - CIA

Train  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Main train station to Rome Tiburtina Prague Florenc Central Bus Station - Rome Tiburtina / ...

Night bus, bus  •  15h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Vienna Central Station to Ljubljana bus station N907
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N997

Night train  •  13h 52m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

Drive  •  10h 23m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Rome 1116.2 km

Vienna to Rome by train

16 Weekly Trains
11h 36m Average Duration
€103 Cheapest Price
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Austria → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Austria

  • Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Austria

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Austria

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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Austria from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 17 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Rome is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 15h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Rome is to fly which costs €27 - €230 and takes 4h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna Main train station station and arriving at Rome Tiburtina. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15h 25m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 52m.

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The distance between Vienna and Rome is 764 km. The road distance is 1116.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rome without a car is to train which takes 11h 36m and costs €100 - €220.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Vienna to Rome, including transfers.

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Vienna to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Vienna Main train station.

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Vienna to Rome train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 37m and costs €27 - €230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €220 and takes 11h 36m, you could also bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 15h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Rome.
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  • Distance: 764.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Rome, Italy?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Vienna to Rome 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Rome via Venezia Mestre in around 11h 36m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€23 - €200
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Riga
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Sevilla
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Milan Malpensa, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Vienna to Rome Ciampino via Venice, Cagliari
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€19 - €220
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Split
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €440
Train operators
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 Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
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 Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€65 - €90
Base Premium
€75 - €110
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 Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€60 - €85
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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna Main train station to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Vienna Central Station to Ljubljana bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Ljubljana bus station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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.
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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vienna to Rome bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Rome Tiburtina station.

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Vienna to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Rome is 1116 km. It takes approximately 10h 23m to drive from Vienna to Rome.

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Wizz Air, Croatia Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Ryanair offer flights from Vienna Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Rome train tickets online with Omio.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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