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There are 8 ways to get from Vienna to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train, night bus or car

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Fly to Rome  •  4h 33m

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

41€ - 346€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Hbf to Rome, Largo Mazzoni RegioJet

30€ - 45€

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Fly to Naples, train  •  5h 44m

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

70€ - 391€

Fly to Florence, train  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Florence (FLR) VIE - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini

79€ - 398€

Train  •  11h 54m

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

135€ - 250€

Night train  •  13h 47m

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

90€ - 120€

Bus, night bus  •  18h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb 903 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Zagreb to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N997

58€ - 87€

Drive  •  10h 26m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Rome 1124 km

150€ - 220€

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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 40€ - 350€ and takes 4h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vienna, Hbf and arriving at Rome, Largo Mazzoni. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday and Friday. 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 47m.

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The distance between Vienna and Rome is 764 km. The road distance is 1124 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rome without a car is to train which takes 11h 54m and costs 130€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Vienna to Rome, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Rome train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs 40€ - 350€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 250€ and takes 11h 54m, 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 33m

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

Austrian Airlines, Cairo Aviation and four other airlines fly from Vienna to Rome every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Rome via Venezia Mestre in around 11h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 460€
Flights from Vienna to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Vienna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 1200€
Flights from Vienna to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Flights from Vienna to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 490€
Flights from Vienna to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 70€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 110€
Flights from Vienna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
18€ - 120€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 200€
Flights from Vienna to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
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 Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
21€ - 30€
Smart Low Cost
19€ - 27€
Smart Flex
40€ - 55€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
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 Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Vienna, Hbf to Rome, Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
4 times 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zagreb to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Croatia Bus International
Phone
+385 1 6113 073
Email
info@croatiabus.hr
Website
croatiabus.getbybus.com
Bus from Wien Erdberg to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Schedules at
croatiabus.hr
Nomago
Phone
+386 1 431 77 00
Email
info@nomago.si
Website
nomago.si
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Zagreb Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
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Nomago
Economy
16€ - 23€
Premium
19€ - 27€
Family&friends
22€ - 35€

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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, Largo Mazzoni 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 1124 km. It takes approximately 10h 26m to drive from Vienna to Rome.

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Wizz Air, Swiss, Cairo Aviation and three other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Vienna to Rome train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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