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 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10AMVenice7h40 03:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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08:10AMVenice7h40 03:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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07:50AMVenice8h00 03:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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09:50AMVenice8h00 05:50PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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04:20PMVenice6h40 11:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Travel Information to Rome from Venice

distanceDistance244 miles (394 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $85
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€29) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $85 (€77) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesItabus, ITA or Intercity Notte

Travel 244 miles (394 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Rome from Venice. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Itabus, ITA or Intercity Notte among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Venice to Rome.

How to Travel from Venice to Rome

Journeys from Venice to Rome are popular with travelers in Italy and can be completed in approximately 3 and a half hours. Travelers can choose from a variety of transport options, but the fastest method is to take the train. Direct train services operate several times per day, leaving from Venice St. Lucia Station and generally arriving in Rome within 3.5 hours. Alternatively, travelers can opt to catch one of the bus services that frequently operate between the two cities. Some bus services run direct to Rome in about 5 hours, but others can involve a change en route. Buses in Venice depart from the main bus depot on Tronchetto Island and arrive in Rome at Tiburtina Station.

Trains from Venice to Rome | Buses from Venice to Rome | Flights from Venice to Rome

Venice to Rome Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€17

7:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead

trains

€27

3:21 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€61

1:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Venice to Rome?

Cheapest way to travel from Venice to Rome


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Venice to Rome. Buses traveling from Venice to Rome depart from Venice's Tronchetto bus station and take at least 7 hours to arrive at Rome's Tiburtina bus station. At least 6 buses travel from Venice to Rome every day, with the earliest departing at 9:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Venice to Rome include Flixbus, Baltour, and BusCenter. Ridesharing services like BlaBlaCar also frequently travel from Venice to Rome.


Fastest way to travel from Venice to Rome


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Technically, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Venice to Rome; however, when traveling to and from Venice and Rome's airports is considered taking the train is actually the fastest way to travel. Trains traveling from Venice to Rome depart from either Venice's Santa Lucia or Mestre train station and take approximately 3 and a half hours to arrive at Rome's Termini train station. Both Trenitalia and Italo offer frequent trains from Venice to Rome, with the first train departing at 5:37 a.m. Over 30 trains travel from Venice to Rome per day.


Most popular way to travel from Venice to Rome


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Venice to Rome. Taking a train is just as fast as taking a flight while being significantly less expensive. Similarly, taking the train is at least 3:40 h faster than taking the bus, while not being significantly more expensive. Over 30 trains travel from Venice to Rome per day.


How to get from Venice to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Venice to Rome, 98,42% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Venice to Rome and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to travel to Rome from Venice including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Rome from Venice is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€29).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Rome:

Taking a bus is about $53 (€48) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $85 (€77) for this trip.

A bus is $30 (€27) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Venice to Rome costing on average $63 (€56).

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

There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 59 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 244 miles (394 km) from Venice to Rome.

The average frequency per day from Venice to Rome is:

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

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

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

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

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

  • You can take a bus from Venice to Rome with Itabus. Cheap tickets can be found for $32 (€29) with Itabus from Venice to Rome.
  • You can travel by plane to Rome from Venice with ITA, and you can find ITA Venice to Rome tickets for $85 (€77) on Omio.
  • You can go to Rome from Venice by train with Intercity Notte. You'll see cheap train tickets for $63 (€56) with Intercity Notte from Venice to Rome on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Itabus with 5 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte with 18 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rome as you won't need to transfer at another stop 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 vacation 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 traveling from Venice to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $32 (€29) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $85 (€77) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $63 (€56) one way on average.

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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