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There are 8 ways to get from Villach to Rome by train, bus, night train, 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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Villach Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Rome Tiburtina

Night train

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Villach to Rome

Train to Trieste, fly

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

Train to Venice, fly

  1. Take the train from Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Rome (FCO)

Train to Klagenfurt, fly

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

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The cheapest way to get from Villach to Rome is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Villach to Rome is to train and fly which costs €60 - €290 and takes 5h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Villach Bus Station station and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 20m.

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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 9h 20m.

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The distance between Villach and Rome is 535 km. The road distance is 761.1 km.

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The best way to get from Villach to Rome without a car is to train which takes 7h 6m and costs €60 - €160.

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from Villach to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Villach to Rome is to train which takes 7h 6m and costs €60 - €160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Villach to Rome.
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  • Distance: 534.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

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 6m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Villach Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 12h 20m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Venice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Klagenfurt to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €160
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 Villach Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
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 Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
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 Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €85
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Villach Hbf to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Villach Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Nightjet
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 Westbf to Trieste Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Austrian Railways
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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
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Villach Bus Station to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ljubljana Central Bus Station Postaja to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Union Ivkoni

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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 Tiburtina Bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Villach to Rome is 761 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m 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 Omio and FlixBus.

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