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Rome to Berlin by train

It takes an average of 18h 40m to travel from Rome to Berlin by train, over a distance of around 736 miles (1184 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Rome to Berlin and tickets for this journey start from $63.70 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 14h 16m
Price$63.70 - $574.01
Distance736 miles (1184 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationBerlin
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS, DB, Meridian, Regiojet,

Rome to Berlin train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Berlin for Wednesday Jul 8th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
14:50 Roma Termini09:27 Berlin HbfFrecciarossa 9642 Trenitalia Get tickets18h 37m, 4 changes
14:50 Roma Termini09:54 Berlin HbfFrecciarossa 9642 Trenitalia Get tickets19h 04m, 3 changes
15:45 Roma Tiburtina09:44 Berlin SüdkreuzFrecciarossa 9426 Trenitalia Get tickets17h 59m, 5 changes
16:45 Roma Tiburtina11:21 Berlin SüdkreuzFrecciarossa 9428 Trenitalia Get tickets18h 36m, 2 changes
18:55 Roma Termini13:21 Berlin SüdkreuzNightjet 294 ÖBB Get tickets18h 26m, 1 change
20:00 Roma Tiburtina13:21 Berlin SüdkreuzFrecciarossa 9330 Trenitalia Get tickets17h 21m, 2 changes
20:20 Roma Tiburtina18:09 Berlin Hbf (tief)Frecciarossa 9598 Trenitalia Get tickets21h 49m, 4 changes
22:35 Roma Termini19:21 Berlin SüdkreuzInterCityNight 35774 Trenitalia Get tickets20h 46m, 2 changes
23:55 Roma Tiburtina20:10 Berlin Hbf (tief)InterCityNight 798 Trenitalia Get tickets20h 15m, 4 changes
07:00 Roma Tiburtina21:21 Berlin SüdkreuzFrecciargento 8502 Trenitalia Get tickets14h 21m, 2 changes

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Rome to Berlin

You can travel from Rome to Berlin on Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Berlin

Train tickets from Rome to Berlin start at $63.70 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $310.01.
lowest price found
from$63.70
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$223.03
on the day
avg. single price$310.01

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Rome to Berlin by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Rome to Berlin

Want to know more about your journey from Rome to Berlin? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Rome to Berlin take?

The average journey time by train between Rome and Berlin is 18 hours and 40 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Rome and Berlin by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rome to Berlin is 14 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Berlin cost?

Train tickets from Rome to Berlin can start from as little as $63.70 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Rome to Berlin?

No, there are no direct train services from Rome to Berlin. Travelling from Rome to Berlin by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Rome to Berlin leave?

The first train from Rome to Berlin leaves at 07:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rome to Berlin leave?

The last train from Rome to Berlin leaves at 23:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Rome and Berlin by train?

Trains travelling from Rome to Berlin cover a distance of around 736 miles (1184 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Berlin to Rome.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/08/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/29/2020 for travel on 08/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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