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Take the train from Rome to Paris

Extend your Roman holiday into a Parisian getaway by taking the train from Rome to Paris. Whether you’re seeking la dolce vita or je ne sais quoi, we’re sure you won’t find much of either in an airport terminal or traffic jam. You can find charm aplenty, along with extras like free WiFi, spacious reclining seats and power sockets on Italo and Trenitalia's Frecciarossa trains through Italy. You'll also get to experience an overnight sleeper train from Milan to Paris – a quintessential European travel experience.

Calling at Paris Gare de Lyon, you’ll be perfectly placed for Paris discoveries from the moment you hit the platform. Get spooky at the Paris Catacombs, see the Eiffel tower in all its glory, or simply enjoy a croissant by the Seine. Heard enough? Check our tips below to get booking!

Rome to Paris by train

It takes an average of 15h 44m to travel from Rome to Paris by train, over a distance of around 687 miles (1105 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Rome to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €51.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 11h 2m
PriceFrom €51.90
Distance687 miles (1105 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationParis
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Rome to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Paris for Freitag 14. Mai 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:50 Roma Termini20:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9608 Trenitalia Get tickets13h 48m, 5 changes
08:20 Roma Termini20:47 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9616 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 27m, 4 changes
09:20 Roma Tiburtina21:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9522 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 18m, 3 changes
09:20 Roma Tiburtina21:42 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9522 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 22m, 2 changes
11:20 Roma Tiburtina22:08 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9528 Trenitalia Get tickets10h 48m, 1 change
12:50 Roma Termini08:37 Paris Gare du NordFrecciarossa 9634 Trenitalia Get tickets19h 47m, 7 changes
15:20 Roma Tiburtina08:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9546 Trenitalia Get tickets17h 18m, 5 changes
15:35 Roma Tiburtina08:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9320 Trenitalia Get tickets17h 3m, 6 changes
17:20 Roma Termini10:16 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9652 Trenitalia Get tickets16h 56m, 4 changes
17:20 Roma Termini11:38 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9652 Trenitalia Get tickets18h 18m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Paris

The price of train tickets from Rome to Paris starts at €51.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Paris 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 guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Rome to Paris? 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 Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Rome and Paris is 15 hours and 44 minutes, with around 20 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 Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rome to Paris is 11 hours and 2 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Rome to Paris can start from as little as €51.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Rome to Paris?

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

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

The first train from Rome to Paris leaves at 02:10. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Rome to Paris leaves at 10:10. 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 Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Rome to Paris cover a distance of around 687 miles (1105 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Rome. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Rome to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/14/2021. 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 06/05/2021 for travel on 06/05/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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