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Düsseldorf to Rome by train

  • First train
    06:19
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    12hr 3m
  • Distance
    1,124 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Düsseldorf to Rome by train

Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Rome take around 12 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,124 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Rome.

1. Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Rome?

Journeys between Düsseldorf and Rome usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Düsseldorf to Rome every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Rome?

The Düsseldorf to Rome train travel time is normally about 12 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Düsseldorf to Rome train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rome is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 06:19 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 06:21, and the last at 23:31.

When to book Düsseldorf to Rome train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Düsseldorf to Rome by train.

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Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Rome?

More than one train company operates on the route from Düsseldorf to Rome, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Eurostar Italia
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Italo
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S Bahn
  • S-Bahn
  • S11
  • SBB
  • TGV
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.