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There are 9 ways to get from Warsaw to Rome by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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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Fly Warsaw Chopin to Rome  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Rome (FCO) WAW - FCO

€30 - €187

Cheapest option

Train to Warsaw Modlin, fly to Rome Ciampino  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
  2. Fly from Warsaw Modlin (WMI) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) WMI - CIA

€20 - €69

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Train to Warsaw Modlin, fly to Rome  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
  2. Fly from Warsaw Modlin (WMI) to Rome (FCO) WMI - FCO

€42 - €90

Fly Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino  •  7h 47m

  1. Fly from Warsaw Chopin (WAW) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) WAW - CIA

€38 - €111

Train  •  20h 8m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Eic
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Roma Tiburtina Fr / ...

€113 - €246

Bus  •  28h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Rome

€55 - €80

Bus via Roma  •  29h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Warsaw to Roma

€70 - €100

Train, night train  •  21h 57m

  1. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf Eic
  2. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

€99 - €146

Drive  •  17h 15m

  1. Drive from Warsaw to Rome 1783.7 km

€220 - €320

Warsaw to Rome by train

The train journey time between Warsaw and Rome is around 28h 51m and covers a distance of around 1764 km. The fastest train normally takes 28h 51m. Operated by PKP Intercity, Railjet, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Warsaw to Rome train service departs from Warszawa Centralna and arrives in Roma Tiburtina. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
28h 51m
Fastest train time:
28h 51m
Train distance:
1764 km
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€113
Carbon emissions:
93 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:33
Last train departs at:
14:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Warsaw to Rome train schedules

Poland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Poland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Poland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Poland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Poland
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Poland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Poland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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

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

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, but conditions apply when returning to Poland from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Warsaw to Rome is to train and fly which costs 85 zł - 320 zł and takes 6h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Warsaw to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 59m and costs 130 zł - 850 zł.

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No, there is no direct bus from Warsaw to Rome. However, there are services departing from Centrum 06 and arriving at Rome via Warszawa Zachodnia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Warsaw to Rome. However, there are services departing from Warszawa Centralna and arriving at Roma Tiburtina via Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 8m.

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The distance between Warsaw and Rome is 1315 km. The road distance is 1783.7 km.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Rome without a car is to train which takes 20h 8m and costs 500 zł - 1 200 zł.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Warsaw to Rome, including transfers.

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Warsaw to Rome bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, depart from Warszawa Zachodnia station.

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Warsaw to Rome train services, operated by PKP Intercity, depart from Warszawa Centralna station.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 59m and costs 130 zł - 850 zł. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 zł - 1 200 zł and takes 20h 8m, you could also bus, which costs 260 zł - 360 zł and takes 28h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Warsaw to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1314.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Warsaw, Poland and Rome, Italy?

Wizz Air, Swiss and five other airlines fly from Warsaw to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Warsaw to Rome via Wien Hbf and Venezia Mestre in around 20h 8m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €85
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome Ciampino via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€16 - €85
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€36
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€36
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Catania
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€36
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€36
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€36
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Lviv
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€36
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Krakow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€14 - €90
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Poznan
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€15 - €95
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €95
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€18 - €100
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€21 - €210
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Skopje
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome Ciampino via Tirana
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Warsaw Chopin to Rome via Athens
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Warsaw Modlin to Rome via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€36
Train operators
Koleje Mazowieskie
Phone
22 364 44 44
Website
mazowieckie.com.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Koleje Mazowieskie
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Modlin
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €14
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €14
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €26
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €17
1st Class
€21 - €26
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
Once 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 Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
€29 - €85
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€29 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €85
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa Zachodnia to Rome
Ave. Duration
27h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Warsaw to Rome bus services, operated by Autokar Polska, arrive at Rome station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Warsaw to Rome is 1784 km. It takes approximately 17h 15m to drive from Warsaw to Rome.

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Wizz Air, Lufthansa, Aegean Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 4441+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Warsaw to Warsaw Chopin Airport is to line 175 bus which takes 26 min and costs 3 zł - 55 zł.

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