Rome to Positano bus

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Cheap bus tickets from Rome to Positano

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The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Rome to Positano is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Bus times from Rome to Positano

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Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m


4 h 30 m

Buses per day



219 km

Of the 1 buses that leave Rome for Positano every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Bus from Rome to Positano

distanceDistance135 miles (218 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersMarozzi, Itabus, TTI Leonettibus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Enjoy Traveling s. A. S. Sorrento, El Pilar, FlixBus or Express Bus

Buses from Rome to Positano cover the 135 miles (218 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like Marozzi, Itabus, TTI Leonettibus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Enjoy Traveling s. A. S. Sorrento, El Pilar, FlixBus or Express Bus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of bus tickets is $25 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Rome, Termini and arrive in Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio).

Bus companies: Marozzi, Itabus and TTI Leonettibus from Rome to Positano

For as little as $9 (€8) you can travel by bus between Rome and Positano with Marozzi, Itabus and TTI Leonettibus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

FlixBus from Rome to Positano bus information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 25 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9

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!

FAQs: Bus from Rome to Positano

FAQs: Take the bus from Rome to Positano with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Positano.
Cheap bus tickets from Rome to Positano can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Rome to Positano is $25 (€21); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time between Rome and Positano is on average 2 h 30 min   for the 135 mile (218 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Positano from Rome by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Rome to Positano leaves at 5: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Rome to Positano leaves at 8: 30 PM.
When taking a bus from Rome to Positano, you can count on Marozzi, Itabus, TTI Leonettibus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Enjoy Traveling s. A. S. Sorrento, El Pilar, FlixBus or Express Bus for the best way to get you to Positano. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service between Rome and Positano and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When departing from Rome, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Rome, Termini, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Positano, you can end your journey in bus stations like Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio) and Positano, SS163 (Chiesa Nuova).

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Rome, Termini, which is located around 2.2 miles (3.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio), located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Positano from Rome is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a bus from Rome to Positano is February.
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