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Bus Information from Rome to Positano

distanceDistance135 miles (218 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€11)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersMarozzi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or TTI Leonettibus

Buses from Rome to Positano cover the 135 miles (218 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Marozzi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or TTI Leonettibus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $14 (€11), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio).

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Rome to Positano with Marozzi and FlixBus

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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 the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus between Rome and Positano:

    • 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 are cheap buses to Positano from Rome?
    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Positano from Rome for as low as $7 (€6)  for the next 7 days.
    How much is the bus to Positano from Rome on average?
    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rome to Positano bus to cost on average $14 (€11)  one way.
    How far is it from Rome to Positano by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Rome to Positano by bus to be approximately 135 miles (218 km).
    How many hours is the bus time between Rome and Positano?
    The bus time between Rome and Positano is on average 2 h 20 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.
    When traveling by bus from Rome to Positano, which bus station in Rome do I depart from and which bus station in Positano do I arrive in?

    Some of the Rome bus stations to Positano you can start your journey from include Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Positano include Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio) and Positano, SS163 (Chiesa Nuova).

    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?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Roma Termini, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival bus station in Positano, called Positano, Mandara (Parcheggio), is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

    Which bus companies can get me from Rome to Positano?
    If you're looking for buses from Rome to Positano, you can rely on Marozzi, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or TTI Leonettibus to get you to Positano. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Rome to Positano route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I buy a direct bus from Rome to Positano?
    Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day between Rome and Positano. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with BlaBlaCar or Marozzi. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    How many bus services per day are there from Rome to Positano?
    On average, there is 1 bus a day from Rome to Positano. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first bus from Rome to Positano? When can I take the last bus for the day?
    The first Rome to Positano bus departs at 5: 00 AM   and the last bus from Rome to Positano leaves at 1: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Rome to Positano on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I book bus tickets to Positano from Rome to score the best deals?
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Rome to Positano is on average $14 (€11) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets to Positano from Rome available a few months in advance.