How to travel from Venice to Rome

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from Venice to Rome

You can get from Venice to Rome by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Venice to Rome on Dec 01 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:10AMVenice7h40 05:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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09:50AMVenice8h00 05:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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08:10AMVenice7h40 03:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Travel Information from Venice to Rome

distanceDistance394 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€29 - €77
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €29 • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €77 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Take a coach, ferry, flight or train to travel 394 km between Venice and Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €29. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Venice to Rome.

General Information about the journey from Venice to Rome

The journey between these two cities spans much of Italy. It is possible to make the trip by train, plane and bus, with plane and train journey times being similar. Taking the train is the most convenient way of travelling between the two cities, as railway stations are conveniently located for both city centres. Crossing the country by bus is the slowest method of travel and can take 8 or more hours.

Buses from Venice to Rome

There are two Megabus departures a day from Venice which arrive in Rome approximately 8 hours later. Buses depart for this direct journey at around 9:45 a.m. and 9:45 p.m. seven days a week. Megabus departures in Venice are from the Venice Tronchetto, located near both Waterbus and People Mover Stations, giving quick connections to the rest of the city. Arrivals in Rome are at the Autostazione Tiburtina in Piazzale Mazzoni. This square is conveniently near both railway and metro stations for quick onward links.

Trains from Venice to Rome

Trenitalia Frecciargento and Italo high-speed trains make this direct journey in around 3.5 hours. Up to twenty trains a day leave Venezia Santa Lucia station between the hours of around 6:15 a.m. and just before 7:30 p.m. Trenitalia trains arrive at Roma Termini, with Italo trains arriving at Roma Tiburtina Station. The service is slightly less frequent at weekends. One slower Trenitalia train also departs Venice at just after midnight, with a journey time of over 6 hours.

Flights from Venice to Rome

Alitalia is the only airline offering direct flights between these two cities, with between four and six departures a day from Venezia Marco Polo Airport. Actual flight time to Roma Fiumicino is just over one hour but travellers should allow 3.5 hours in total for their journey, to cover airport transfers and security checks.


Travel Tips: Travel from Venice to Rome

Travel Tips: Travel to Rome easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Venice to Rome.

You can travel to Rome from Venice 4 different ways: coach, ferry, flight or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Venice to Rome. Tickets for a coach cost on average €29.

This is compared to other travel options to Rome:

A coach is €48 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Venice to Rome costing on average €77.

A coach is generally €27 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average €56 from Venice to Rome.

The fastest way from Venice to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Rome from Venice can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 59 min.

The Venice to Rome distance is approximately 394 km.

The average frequency per day from Venice to Rome is:

  • Around 13 coaches per day.
  • 18 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Rome from Venice as scheduled services by coach, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Venice to Rome:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Venice to Rome depart from Venice Marco Polo Airport to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Most travellers who book a train ticket from Venice to Rome depart from Venezia Mestre to Roma Termini.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Venice to Rome:

  • You can travel by coach to Rome from Venice with Itabus, and you can find Itabus Venice to Rome tickets for €29 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Rome from Venice by flight with ITA. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €77 with ITA from Venice to Rome.
  • You can travel between Venice and Rome by train with Intercity Notte. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for €56 with Intercity Notte from Venice to Rome.

Yes, there are direct services available between Venice and Rome with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 5 direct coaches per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Itabus.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with ITA.
  • You'll find 18 direct trains per day with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Rome from Venice.

Looking to extend your trip from Venice to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from Venice to Rome usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Venice to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average €29 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is €77 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average €56 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Venice to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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