How to get 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 18 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05Venice Marco Polo Airport1h05 08:10Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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08:10Venice7h40 15:50Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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18:00Venice6h45 00:45Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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07:50Venice8h00 15:50Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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17:40Venice7h05 00:45Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Travel Information between Venice and Rome

distanceDistance244 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£49 - £97
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £49 • 3 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £97 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Travel 244 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, 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 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Venice to Rome. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Rome, which costs on average £49.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

A train is generally £3 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £52 from Venice to Rome.

A train is about £48 less than a flight, which costs on average £97 for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Venice and Rome is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 37 min   of travel time.

The distance from Venice to Rome is approximately 244 miles.

The average frequency per day from Venice to Rome is:

  • 13 coaches per day.
  • 14 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Venice to Rome:

  • Coaches from Venice to Rome most often leave from Venice, Port San Basilio and arrive in Rome, Termini.
  • Flights from Venice to Rome most often leave from Venice Marco Polo Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Venezia Mestre and tend to arrive in Roma Termini.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Venice to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Rome by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Venice to Rome tickets on Omio for £52.
  • ITA can take you to Rome by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for ITA from Venice to Rome for £97.
  • Travel with Intercity Notte for trains to Rome. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Intercity Notte Venice to Rome tickets on Omio for £49.

Yes, there are direct services available to Rome from Venice with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or Itabus with 6 direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with ITA with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 14 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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Venice to Rome often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Venice and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Venice to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £52 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £97 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £49 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Venice to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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