How to take a rail journey from the Austrian capital to the capital city of Italy

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Wien / Vienna to Roma / Rome by train

The only direct train to Rome / Roma from Vienna / Wien is the overnight Nightjet service
Though the optimum daytime journey involves making only one connection between trains and also inevitably allows travellers to enjoy the stunning scenery on the Austrian part of the route!

Routes you can take to go from Wien / Vienna to Roma / Rome

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:

Route Information

Option 1: travelling direct overnight

Route Information

Via stations: Venezia Mestre

Option 2: making a connection to travel by day
Station Guides
Travel Time (approx)

12 hours



Travel Info

1 x optimum connection per day.

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