Athens to Rome by train

Travel from Athens (Greece) to Rome (Italy) by train (1052km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train and ferry from Athens in Greece to Rome in Italy, use one of the ferry connections from Patras via Igoumenitsa to Bari, Ancona, Venice or Trieste.

There are three different travel routes. Have a look on them and decide which one fits best for you.

1052 km

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[b]Your train tickets and reservations at the best price/fares.[/b] Scroll down, read the details and make use of the booking links.

[b]How to use the following information:[/b] we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Athens to Rome, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

The following links could be interesting for you.

connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Rome - Athens / Athens - Milan / Athens - Florence / Athens - Naples / Athens - Venice / Alexandroupoli - Rome / Thessaloniki - Rome / Thessaloniki - Milan / Thessaloniki - Venice / Thessaloniki - Florence

1 Athens (Greece) - Patras (Greece) - Bari (Italy) - Rome (Italy)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

1a Travelling from Athens (Greece) to Patras (Greece)

Train tickets for Greece can be bought locally or online. Advance tickets for Intercity connections are cheaper than normal fare and are available online only.

Buy your ticket from Athens to Patras here.

Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Inter City (IC) / Proastiakos (P)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
B 334 Thessaloniki - Belgrade / B335 Belgrade - Thessaloniki / T 600 Athens - Alexandroupoli / T 601 Alexandroupoli - Athens

bus: Bus connections that might be helpful.
Athens - Istanbul / Thessaloniki - Istanbul / Thessaloniki - Skopje

ferry: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Patras - Ancona / Patras - Bari

train company:
OSE TRAINOSE / BLUE Blue Star Ferries / MINO Minoan Lines / METU Metro Turizm / CRZH Crazy Holidays

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Patras - Athens / Athens - Alexandroupoli / Athens - Igoumenitsa / Athens - Iraklion / Athens - Larissa / Athens - Piraeus / Athens - Thessaloniki / Thessaloniki - Athens / Thessaloniki - Larissa / Thessaloniki - Patras

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn / OSE

1b Travelling from Patras (Greece) to Bari (Italy)

To travel from Greece to Italy, you have to take the ferries of Minoan Lines or Superfast Ferries. These run from Patras via Igoumenitsa to Bari, Ancona, Trieste and Venice. All ferry ports except Igoumenitsa have railway connections.

Patras is located on the Peloponnes and has a railway connection from Athens. However, on the last part of the line between Kiato and Patras currently a replacement bus service is operating. Igoumenitsa is located in the north of Greece and has bus connections from Kalambaka and Thessaloniki.

From Bari and Ancona you will find frequent train connections along the Adriatic coast and across Italy to cities such as Rome, Naples, Florence, Bologna and Milan.

The following links could be interesting for you.

ferry: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Patras - Ancona / Patras - Bari

train company:
SUPF Superfast Ferries / MINO Minoan Lines

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Bari - Patras / Athens - Rome / Athens - Florence / Athens - Milan / Thessaloniki - Rome / Patras - Ancona

1c Travelling from Bari (Italy) to Rome (Italy)

To travel in Italy by train, buy your train ticket online via the following booking links. There you find exact schedules and ticket prices. Italian state railways Trenitalia and the private operator Italo offer several types of advance fare tickets (Economy and Super Economy fares). A ticket price may vary a lot and depends on the type of train, class and time of you travel. For long-distance travel use a high-speed train, also a night train can be a good option for you.

The following links could be interesting for you.

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Bari / Rome - Ancona / Rome - Bari / Rome - Bologna / Rome - Florence / Rome - Milan / Rome - Naples / Rome - Venice / Milan - Venice / Venice - Florence / Venice - Rome

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn

2 Athens (Greece) - Patras (Greece) - Ancona (Italy) - Rome (Italy)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

2a Travelling from Athens (Greece) to Patras (Greece)

Train tickets for Greece can be bought locally or online. Advance tickets for Intercity connections are cheaper than normal fare and are available online only.

Buy your ticket from Athens to Patras here.

Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Inter City (IC) / Proastiakos (P)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
B 334 Thessaloniki - Belgrade / B335 Belgrade - Thessaloniki / T 600 Athens - Alexandroupoli / T 601 Alexandroupoli - Athens

bus: Bus connections that might be helpful.
Athens - Istanbul / Thessaloniki - Istanbul / Thessaloniki - Skopje

ferry: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Patras - Ancona / Patras - Bari

train company:
OSE TRAINOSE / BLUE Blue Star Ferries / MINO Minoan Lines / METU Metro Turizm / CRZH Crazy Holidays

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Patras - Athens / Athens - Alexandroupoli / Athens - Igoumenitsa / Athens - Iraklion / Athens - Larissa / Athens - Piraeus / Athens - Thessaloniki / Thessaloniki - Athens / Thessaloniki - Larissa / Thessaloniki - Patras

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn / OSE

2b Travelling from Patras (Greece) to Ancona (Italy)

To travel from Greece to Italy, you have to take the ferries of Minoan Lines or Superfast Ferries. These run from Patras via Igoumenitsa to Bari, Ancona, Trieste and Venice. All ferry ports except Igoumenitsa have railway connections.

Patras is located on the Peloponnes and has a railway connection from Athens. However, on the last part of the line between Kiato and Patras currently a replacement bus service is operating. Igoumenitsa is located in the north of Greece and has bus connections from Kalambaka and Thessaloniki.

From Bari and Ancona you will find frequent train connections along the Adriatic coast and across Italy to cities such as Rome, Naples, Florence, Bologna and Milan.

The following links could be interesting for you.

ferry: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Patras - Ancona / Patras - Bari

train company:
SUPF Superfast Ferries / MINO Minoan Lines

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Ancona - Patras / Athens - Rome / Athens - Florence / Athens - Milan / Thessaloniki - Rome / Patras - Bari

2c Travelling from Ancona (Italy) to Rome (Italy)

To travel in Italy by train, buy your train ticket online via the following booking links. There you find exact schedules and ticket prices. Italian state railways Trenitalia and the private operator Italo offer several types of advance fare tickets (Economy and Super Economy fares). A ticket price may vary a lot and depends on the type of train, class and time of you travel. For long-distance travel use a high-speed train, also a night train can be a good option for you.

The following links could be interesting for you.

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Ancona / Rome - Ancona / Rome - Bari / Rome - Bologna / Rome - Florence / Rome - Milan / Rome - Naples / Rome - Venice / Milan - Venice / Venice - Florence / Venice - Rome

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn

3 Athens (Greece) - Patras (Greece) - Venice (Italy) - Rome (Italy)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

3a Travelling from Athens (Greece) to Patras (Greece)

Train tickets for Greece can be bought locally or online. Advance tickets for Intercity connections are cheaper than normal fare and are available online only.

Buy your ticket from Athens to Patras here.

Buy the train ticket at a railway station. Note: in some countries you have to pay a service fee at the ticket counter. The ticket can be purchased at a station in the country of departure, also sometimes in other countries.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Inter City (IC) / Proastiakos (P)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
B 334 Thessaloniki - Belgrade / B335 Belgrade - Thessaloniki / T 600 Athens - Alexandroupoli / T 601 Alexandroupoli - Athens

bus: Bus connections that might be helpful.
Athens - Istanbul / Thessaloniki - Istanbul / Thessaloniki - Skopje

ferry: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Patras - Ancona / Patras - Bari

train company:
OSE TRAINOSE / BLUE Blue Star Ferries / MINO Minoan Lines / METU Metro Turizm / CRZH Crazy Holidays

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Patras - Athens / Athens - Alexandroupoli / Athens - Igoumenitsa / Athens - Iraklion / Athens - Larissa / Athens - Piraeus / Athens - Thessaloniki / Thessaloniki - Athens / Thessaloniki - Larissa / Thessaloniki - Patras

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn / OSE

3b Travelling from Patras (Greece) to Venice (Italy)

To travel from Greece to Italy, you have to take the ferries of Minoan Lines or Superfast Ferries. These run from Patras via Igoumenitsa to Bari, Ancona, Trieste and Venice. All ferry ports except Igoumenitsa have railway connections.

Patras is located on the Peloponnes and has a railway connection from Athens. However, on the last part of the line between Kiato and Patras currently a replacement bus service is operating. Igoumenitsa is located in the north of Greece and has bus connections from Kalambaka and Thessaloniki.

From Bari and Ancona you will find frequent train connections along the Adriatic coast and across Italy to cities such as Rome, Naples, Florence, Bologna and Milan.

The following links could be interesting for you.

ferry: Ferry connections that might be helpful.
Patras - Ancona / Patras - Bari

train company:
SUPF Superfast Ferries / MINO Minoan Lines

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Venice - Patras / Athens - Rome / Athens - Florence / Athens - Milan / Thessaloniki - Rome / Patras - Bari / Patras - Ancona

3c Travelling from Venice (Italy) to Rome (Italy)

To travel in Italy by train, buy your train ticket online via the following booking links. There you find exact schedules and ticket prices. Italian state railways Trenitalia and the private operator Italo offer several types of advance fare tickets (Economy and Super Economy fares). A ticket price may vary a lot and depends on the type of train, class and time of you travel. For long-distance travel use a high-speed train, also a night train can be a good option for you.

The following links could be interesting for you.

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Rome - Venice / Rome - Ancona / Rome - Bari / Rome - Bologna / Rome - Florence / Rome - Milan / Rome - Naples / Rome - Venice / Milan - Venice / Venice - Florence

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
rail.cc / Deutsche Bahn

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