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Journey Information

There are 25 intercity buses per day from Vienna to Rome. Traveling by bus from Vienna to Rome usually takes around 22 hours and 40 minutes, but the fastest RegioJet bus can make the trip in 15 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance475 mi (764 km)
Shortest duration15h 25m
Cheapest price€40.25
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Vienna to Rome?

€96.92 is the average price of a bus ticket from Vienna to Rome. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Vienna to Rome, mark your calendar for November. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just €76. However, taking the bus from Vienna to Rome during August is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of €139. The best way to find deals on a trip in August is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Vienna to Rome?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Vienna to Rome that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 25 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus2522h 44m€109.35
RegioJet115h 25m€76.92
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 25 trips from Vienna to Rome, and usually makes the trip in about 22 hours and 44 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book RegioJet from Vienna to Rome from €70. Typically there is one RegioJet schedule per day from Vienna to Rome and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Rome. In Vienna, RegioJet departs to Rome from Central Station . In Rome, RegioJet arrives at Largo Guido Mazzoni .

    An average trip on RegioJet from Vienna to Rome takes 15 hours and 25 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 22 hours and 40 minutes to cover the 764 kilometers from Vienna to Rome. However, the fastest bus only takes 15 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Rome at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 01:00 and the last bus leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all buses from Vienna to Rome, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 25 scheduled buses that travel from Vienna to Rome every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

Vienna

Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.

For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.

Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.

Rome

Rome is a city rich in cultural heritage, as well as one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. To fully understand the city’s extraordinary history, visitors should take the time to visit the Capitoline Museums, where the collections include hundreds of sculptures as well as the Capitoline Wolf, the symbol of Rome itself. The famous Trevi’s Fountain is also on the must-see list of many travelers. Boasting an amazing baroque design with mythological motifs, the fountain is one of the most photogenic spots in the city, and it is located near the principal shopping area. If you wish to check out some of the city’s most iconic structures, head over to the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous fresco by Michelangelo.

Rome is every foodie’s heaven. As you explore the city’s food scene, don’t hesitate to take the chance to try out a local specialty, artichokes. The best place to try these out is at Nonna Betta. For those who want to try the famous Roma coffee, Caffe Sant'Eustachio might be the right spot.

The principal train station in Rome is the Termini station. The main bus station is Roma Tiburtina. The city’s air services are fulfilled by three airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, and Roma-Urbe, of which the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is the largest.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Vienna?

Main departure station: Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)

Buses to Rome leave from 3 stations in Vienna.

All bus stations in Vienna:

  • Wien Train Station (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)

  • Erdberg

  • Central Station

Where does the bus arrive in Rome?

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Main arrival station: Largo Guido Mazzoni

Rome's main long-distance coach station, known as Autostazione Tiburtina, is located on Largo Guido Mazzoni in the northeast of the city. The modern, state-of-the-art facility has several small food outlets, restrooms, and left luggage facilities. Coach companies like FlixBus and RegioJet operate routes from Tiburtina to destinations including Venice and Prague. It can be accessed via the city's metro line B and is just a short walk to Roma Tiburtina railway station. Several hotels, bars, and restaurants line the nearby Via Tiburtina for the perfect welcome to the Eternal City.

Bus stations in Rome:

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni

  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

  • Ciampino Airport

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