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Overview: Bus from Rome to Positano

distanceDistance135 miles (218 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$9 (€7)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesMarozzi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or TTI Leonettibus

Buses from Rome to Positano cover the 135 miles (218 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Marozzi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or TTI Leonettibus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $5 (€4), but the average price of bus tickets is $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio).

Bus providers: FlixBus and Marozzi from Rome to Positano

Buy your official FlixBus and Marozzi bus tickets from Rome to Positano from $5 (€4) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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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.

    FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets to Positano from Rome and when traveling by bus:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Rome to Positano

    Buses from Rome to Positano are available every day of the week, typically departing in the afternoon or early morning. You can take the bus to Positano from Rome in only about 5h, with one stop to changes buses in Sorrento-Meta. Once you have your bus ticket in hand, you’ll be on your way to relaxing on Positano’s beautiful Fornillo beach or perhaps exploring the fascinating Roman Archeological Museum. There’s something for everyone in Positano!

    How long is the journey by bus from Rome to Positano?

    Your bus journey from Rome to Positano will consist of two portions. First, you will depart from Rome and head south to Sorrento-Meta. This portion of the journey is nonstop and lasts about 3h 30min. At Sorrento-Meta you will change buses and continue directly east to Positano. This portion of the trip lasts about 30 min. The total duration, including the bus change in Sorrento-Meta, should last about 5h. At this time there are no direct bus routes available between Rome and Positano.

    How many buses are there from Rome to Positano?

    Most days of the week you will find only one bus leaving from Rome to Sorrento-Meta, the changeover point in your journey to Positano. This bus typically leaves mid-afternoon and arrives in Sorrento-Meta about 3h 30minlater. The frequency of bus departures does increase on Fridays, with buses leaving as early as 7 a.m. and again at 3 p.m. for Sorrento-Meta. Once you have reached the changeover point, buses depart for Positano every four hours. It is important to make sure that your bus ticket from Rome will arrive at a time which corresponds to bus departures to Positano as you will be changing buses in Sorrento-Meta.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from Rome to Positano?

    Departure bus station: Roma Termini is the main bus station located in the very heart of Rome. Trains, Metro lines, city buses, and even taxis arrive and depart from this station all day, so it’s easy to make your way to Termini from any point in the city. Your bus will depart from just in front of the train portion of the station. Roma Termini has many modern facilities, including tourist information desks, currency exchange stations, and even a grocery store, in addition to ample dining and shopping opportunities on each floor. For your convenience, you will want to arrive at Termini at least 30minbefore your bus departs in order to ensure enough time for loading your luggage and boarding comfortably.

    Arrival station: Sorrento-Meta will be your first stop on the journey to Positano. This station is located very near to the city center, about a five-minute walk. Here you can take advantage of modern facilities such as an ATM and coffee bars. At this station you will be changing buses before departing for Positano. The layover times are not typically very long, so you will want to collect your luggage and board the next bus quickly. If need be, there are hostels and hotels nearby should you have to stay overnight. Positano’s primary bus stop is known as Piazza dei Mulini and is located very near to the beach as well as downtown. There is no actual bus station in Positano, but rather a series of stops for buses arriving from other cities, and so the usual station facilities will not exist when you arrive. The nearest bus stop to the center of Positano is known as Sponda. A third option is the Bar Internazionale stop. You will simply need to confirm which of these downtown stops is most conveniently located nearest to your hotel.

    Which bus companies travel from Rome to Positano?

    Marozzi VT is the sole bus company providing service for the first portion of your journey from Rome to Sorrento-Meta. This company offers large coaches for the 3h 30min trip south. Once you have arrived at Sorrento-Meta, you will change onto a SITA bus for the 30min trip to Positano. As such, you will need a separate bus ticket for each portion of your trip.

    Marozzi VT from Rome to Positano

    Marozzi VT offers bus service to Sorrento-Meta once daily from Rome, with an additional departure on Fridays. The buses travel seven days a week. The route to Sorrento-Meta is non-stop and lasts about 3h 30min. Marozzi VT buses are modern coaches with air conditioning and comfortable seating. Tickets can be purchased online, through a travel agent, or onboard the bus. Tickets purchased online or through a travel agent may be changed or cancelled up to 30min before departure, at which time a voucher will be issued. Tickets purchased on board a Marozzi VT bus may not be cancelled or changed.

    SITA VT from Rome to Positano

    SITA provides bus service from Sorrento-Meta to Positano, a journey lasting about 30minand departing approximately every hour. This portion of your trip is without transfers but there will be a number of stops along the way, as there are no actual stations to arrive at. The buses travel seven days a week and should be considered very basic in nature (no air conditioning or assigned seating). In the summertime, expect the buses to be overcrowded. Tickets are sold at newsstands, cafes, etc. and must be validated when boarding the bus. The driver will announce bus stops as they come, so be sure to listen for the correct stop in Positano.

    Rome to Positano Bus: Services on board

    When traveling by bus from Rome to Positano you will experience a contrast in services based on the portion of your journey you are traveling. For example, when making the first leg from Rome to Sorrento-Meta, you will be on a Marozzi VT coach and will enjoy such services as air conditioning, comfortable seating, and a toilet at the rear of the bus. Passengers on these buses are permitted one carry-on bag and a "hold" bag not to exceed 44lbs (20kg) in weight. Additional luggage can be checked for a nominal fee. When traveling from Sorrento-Meta to Positano on your second leg of the trip you will be riding a SITA bus. While very inexpensive and convenient, these buses do not offer much in the way of services. Seats are not assigned, and modern comforts are generally non-existent. However, both Marozzi VT and SITA are accommodating of those passengers with special needs and both companies strive to offer the very best experience for their passengers while making the exciting journey from Rome to Positano!

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    FAQs

    How much do cheap buses to Positano from Rome cost?

    Bus tickets from Rome to Positano for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $5 (€4)  one way in the next 7 days.

    How much is the bus to Positano from Rome on average?

    The bus price between Rome and Positano is on average $9 (€7)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

    How far is Rome to Positano by bus?

    The Rome to Positano bus distance is approximately 135 miles (218 km).

    How long is the bus between Rome and Positano?

    The bus time from Rome to Positano is on average 3 h 45 min  for the 135 miles (218 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rome and Positano by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure bus station in Rome and arrival bus station in Positano?

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Roma Termini   and arriving in Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio).

    Where is the departure bus station in Rome located? Where is the arrival bus station in Positano located?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Roma Termini, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Rome.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio), is located 0.2 miles (281 m) away from the city center of Positano.

    Which bus companies can take me from Rome to Positano?

    When taking a bus from Rome to Positano, you can count on Marozzi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or TTI Leonettibus for the best way to get you to Positano. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service from Rome to Positano and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

    How many bus services are there between Rome and Positano a day?

    The average number of buses departing Rome for Positano is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When is the earliest bus from Rome to Positano? When is the last bus from Rome to Positano?

    The earliest bus departing from Rome to Positano leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last bus departing from Rome to Positano leaves at 8: 30 PM. You can find the latest Rome to Positano bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How early should I buy bus tickets from Rome to Positano to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this route and save money. If you book bus tickets from Rome to Positano within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $9 (€7) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Rome to Positano a few months in advance.