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

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Train via Venice  •  7h 27m

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

71€ - 166€

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Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Villach to Udine, Udine 861 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Udine, Udine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N533 / ...

39€ - 51€

6 alternative options

Train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Villach Westbf to Udine Re
  2. Take the train from Udine to Rome Termini 8907

50€ - 121€

Night train  •  8h 15m

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

60€ - 330€

Drive  •  7h 6m

  1. Drive from Villach to Rome 767 km

100€ - 150€

Train to Trieste, fly  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Villach Westbf to Trieste Airport
  2. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Rome (FCO) TRS - FCO

79€ - 251€

Train to Venice, fly  •  6h 31m

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

117€ - 361€

Train to Klagenfurt, fly  •  9h 28m

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Klagenfurt Annabichl
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Rome (FCO) KLU - FCO

94€ - 425€

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Rome is to bus which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Rome is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Villach to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Villach and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Udine, Udine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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Yes, there is an overnight train departing from Villach Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini. This train operates every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Villach and Rome is 535 km. The road distance is 767 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Rome without a car is to train via Venice which takes 7h 27m and costs 70€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 7h 27m to get from Villach to Rome, including transfers.

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Villach to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Villach station.

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

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The best way to get from Villach to Rome is to train via Venice which takes 7h 27m and costs 70€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 11h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Rome.
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  • Distance: 534.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 27m

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

You can take a train from Villach to Rome via Venezia Mestre in around 7h 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Villach to Rome via Udine, Udine in around 11h 5m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna, Venice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
360€ - 900€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna, Split
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Train operators
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 Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Westbf to Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 27€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Westbf to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Treviso Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Villach Hbf to Klagenfurt Annabichl
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 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 Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 85€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
29€ - 40€
Smart Flex
60€ - 85€
Train from Udine to Rome Termini
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
35€ - 50€
Smart Low Cost
30€ - 50€
Smart Flex
70€ - 95€
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
6h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 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 Villach Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
140€ - 330€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
140€ - 200€
1st Class
240€ - 330€
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach to Udine, Udine
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Udine, Udine to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Trieste Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Villach to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Rome is 767 km. It takes approximately 7h 6m to drive from Villach to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Trieste Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Villach to Rome bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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