The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Positano to Rome will cost around $ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.
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3 h 15 m
3 h 32 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Positano for Rome every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 219 km distance in an average of 3 h 32 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 15 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||135 miles (218 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 15 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$12 (€10)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Marozzi, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus|
Buses from Positano to Rome cover the 135 miles (218 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 15 min with our travel partners like Marozzi, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $12 (€10), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Positano Ferry Station and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.
You can travel by bus between Positano and Rome with FlixBus and Marozzi for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Bus information from Positano to Rome with FlixBus:
Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets between Positano and Rome due to the coronavirus:
When looking for buses from Positano to Rome, travelers will find that there are no options departing specifically from Positano, but that there are five nearby locations from which buses are available to courier passengers the 171 miles (275 km) to Rome, including: Vico Equense, via Filangieri; Castellammare Di Stabia; Nocera Inferiore, via G. Atzori; Cava de’ Tirreni, Cimitero Maiori; and, Salerno, Piazza della Concordia. All departure locations are within 13 miles (21 km) of Positano and, combined, offer several daily departures that take between under 3h and about 4h.
While the journey via bus from Positano to Rome means departing from nearby towns, rather than Positano specifically, once on board the bus, the trip usually runs a direct service to Rome; a small number of services will include a transfer—typically in Naples and in less than 30min. The direct service options can run as short as 2h 50min, with routes that include transfers taking around 3h 50min to 4h.
With multiple bus companies providing service to Rome, and several nearby departure bus stations from which to choose, passengers will find that they have roughly eight to 15 options daily—including during the weekends. A majority of the buses depart in the morning hours, with multiple departures most hours from between about 3:00 a.m. through 9.00 a.m. In the early to mid-afternoons, there is another set of departures, with the 1:00 p.m. hour and sometimes the 3:00 p.m. hour offering multiple departure options. The earliest departure each week is around 3:45 a.m., and the latest is around 5:10 p.m.
Departure bus station: Passengers researching buses from Positano to Rome will find departure options from locations a few miles outside Positano. For the station at Vico Equense, via Filangieri—4 miles (6.5 km) north—or the one at Castellammare Di Stabia—5 miles (8 km) north—get the 5070 bus operated by Sita Sud to Meta, then hop on EAV route 1. For Nocera Inferiore, via G. Atzori—12 miles (19 km) northeast—take the same route, but hop off the EAV at Pompei Scavi - Villa Dei Misteri, then grab the 5000 Sita Sud bus to Nocera Inf. (S.Chiara), where you’ll change to BusItalia Campania’s 080 bus. For Cava de’ Tirreni, Cimitero Maiori—13 miles (21 km) east—grab the Sita Sud bus 5070, then change in Amalfi to the 5120, then change again to BusItalia Campania’s 009 bus in Vietri Sul Mare. Finally, to get to Salerno, Piazza della Concordia—15 miles (24 km) east—take the 5070 Sita Sud bus and transfer to the 5120 in Amalfi. Each departure station has ticket desks and restrooms.
Arrival bus station: Buses arriving in Rome will pull into Tiburtina Station or Rome Termini. To get to the city center from Tiburtina Station, which is about 2.6 miles (4.1 km) away, you can either grab a taxi for the 8min trip, take the RV 4111 Roma Termini local train, offered by Trenitalia. Alternatively, grab the line B subway service, operated by ATAC. To travel the 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from Rome Termini to the city center you can walk, grab a taxi, or hop on a subway service operated by ATAC. Both stations have ticket desks, restrooms and eateries.
To get to Positano to Rome by bus, there are a multiple companies from which to choose, including TTI Leonettibus and FlixBus. TTI Leonettibus is the fastest and offers the most options, including several each morning between about 3:45 a.m. and roughly 9:20 a.m., then several more most early afternoons—specifically between around 1:30 p.m. and almost 4:00 p.m. TTI Leonettibus services usually depart from either Nocera Inferiore, via G. Atzori or from Cava de’ Tirreni, Cimitero Maiori. FlixBus offers only a handful of options each week, typically departing from Salerno, Piazza della Concordia shortly after 5:00 p.m. Trenitalia offers a service that departs from Castellammare Di Stabia via bus, but then requires passengers to transfer to a train in Naples.
TTI Leonettibus helps passengers get from Positano to Rome by offering about ten, give or take a couple, bus options each day—including on the weekends. The company’s routes are limited to morning services on Saturdays, but typically provide options both in the mornings and the early afternoons on Sundays through Fridays. TTI Leonettibus routes typically run between about 2h 50min and about 3h. Passengers have the flexibility to choose from a couple of departure stations, such as Cava de’ Tirreni, Cimitero Maiori and Nocera Inferiore, via G. Atzori; the first departure offered by the company each day leaves from Cava de’ Tirreni, Cimitero Maiori around 3:45 a.m. Usually, the last departure leaves from Nocera Inferiore, via G. Atzori and, depending upon the day of the week, the scheduled time could be around 1:50 p.m. or 3:50 p.m. (typical for weekdays), 9:20 a.m. (usually on Saturdays), and around 4:50 p.m. (usually on Sundays). All of TTI Leonettibus’s routes run directly, usually arriving at Rome’s Tiburtina Station. Also, passengers can rely on consistently available service throughout the year. Passengers should note that there will be no refund for unused tickets. However, refunds requested via an online form at least 24 hours before the departure time will be granted, minus a 10% fee.
FlixBus facilitates journey’s by bus from Positano to Rome by offering about four or five service options each week—usually including at least one day each weekend. Buses typically depart from Salerno, Piazza della Concordia and passengers who have selected to travel with FlixBus will note that the buses always depart around 5:10 p.m. in the afternoon. These bus rides operate as a direct service, meaning that they do not require a transfer; however, the bus will typically stop once along the way at Metropark Centrale in Naples to pick up or drop off other passengers before continuing its journey toward Rome and eventually terminating at Rome’s Tiburtina Station. Each of the services operated by FlixBus take approximate 4h end-to-end. Additionally, passengers researching this particular bus company option will find that they can rely on the routes to be available consistently thorough the entire year. Passengers who want a refund can receive a voucher for the full amount that is valid for 12 months, as long as the request is made at least 30 days prior to the departure. Refunds requested any time after that, and up until 15min prior to departure, will be granted with a voucher worth the ticket price, minus a small fee.
Both TTI Leonettibus and FlixBus offer wi-fi to passengers. With regard to luggage, the bus companies differ slightly. On TTI Leonettibus routes, the ticket price includes allowances for one large checked bag no bigger than about 22 in x 18 in x 10 in (56 cm x 45 cm x 25 cm)—this includes disassembled bicycles—and one small carry-on bag. Any items in excess of these parameters will incur a small fee. Additionally, pets are allowed on board, free of charge, as long as they are transported in a container no larger than 28 in x 12 in x 20 in (70 cm x 30 cm x 50 cm). On FlixBus, there are spaces for bicycles—even full-sized—but passengers must reserve and pay for a bicycle spot in advance to guarantee a space. With regard to other luggage, FlixBus allows one checked bag that weighs no more than 50lbs (23kg) and one carry-on bag that weighs less than 25lbs (11kg). FlixBus does not allow pets; however, persons with disabilities who require a guide dog can bring them along, as is also that case with TTI Leonettibus. Additionally, both bus companies operate services that make accommodations for passengers who are wheelchair bound—prior to travel, passengers will need to discuss their requirements with their company of choice so that appropriate accommodations can be made.
When departing from Positano, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio) and Positano, SS163 (Chiesa Nuova). When arriving in Rome, you can end your journey in bus stations like Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense.
Omio customers book a bus from Positano Ferry Station to Rome, Tiburtina Station most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Positano Ferry Station, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Positano. The most popular arrival bus station in Rome, called Rome, Tiburtina Station, is located around 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from its city center.
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