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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 22h 41m to travel from Rome to Paris by train, over a distance of around 687 miles (1105 km). There are normally 10 trains per day travelling from Rome to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €53.25 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 20h 51m
Price€53.25 - €578
Distance687 miles (1105 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationParis
Changes1 change
Train and bus operators

Rome to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Paris for Friday 29th May 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:35 Roma Tiburtina09:31 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9310 Trenitalia Get tickets22h 56m, 8 changes
18:19 Roma Tiburtina09:37 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9556 Trenitalia Get tickets15h 18m, 1 change
20:12 Roma Tiburtina19:58 Paris Gare de l’EstRegionale 2318 Trenitalia Get tickets23h 46m, 5 changes
20:23 Roma Ostiense19:58 Paris Gare de l’EstRegionale 2348 Trenitalia Get tickets23h 35m, 6 changes
10:35 Roma Tiburtina10:20 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9310 Trenitalia Get tickets23h 45m, 7 changes
15:35 Roma Tiburtina11:01 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9320 Trenitalia Get tickets19h 26m, 4 changes
17:20 Roma Tiburtina14:54 Paris Gare de l’EstFrecciarossa 9554 Trenitalia Get tickets21h 34m, 5 changes
18:19 Roma Tiburtina16:17 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9556 Trenitalia Get tickets21h 58m, 1 change
18:45 Roma Tiburtina20:42 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9432 Trenitalia Get tickets25h 57m, 6 changes
18:45 Roma Tiburtina21:46 Paris Gare de LyonFrecciarossa 9432 Trenitalia Get tickets27h 01m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Paris

Train tickets from Rome to Paris start at €53.25 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 €283.25.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price232.81
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price237.72
on the day
avg. single price283.25

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 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.

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 22 hours and 41 minutes, with around 10 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.

How fast does the train from Rome to Paris travel?

The quickest journey from Rome to Paris is made up to two high-speed trains – Frecciarossa trains which travel at speeds of up to 217 mph (350 km/h) and TGV trains which travel at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). The fastest journey time from Paris to Rome by train is 20 hours and 51 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Paris cost?

The average train ticket price from Rome to Paris usually costs around €237.72 two weeks before travel, but can start from as little as €53.25 when you book in advance. Prices also vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book.

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(s).

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

The first train from Rome to Paris leaves at 10:35 from Roma Termini. 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 20:23 from Roma Termini. 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.

Which train companies operate between Rome and Paris?

Trains travelling from Rome to Paris are operated by Trenitalia – the national railway company in Italy, Italo – a high-speed train operator in Italy, Thello – international trains that connect France and Italy or SNCF – the national train operator in France.

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.
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 Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 29/05/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 02/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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