The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Padua to Rome will cost around $ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.
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Of the 36 train that leave Padua for Rome every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 394 km distance in an average of 4h 18m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 22m .
The slowest train will take 10h 23m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 48 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$31|
|Trains depart from:||Padua|
|Trains arrive in:||Rome|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Regionale Veloce, Intercity Notte|
Travelers heading for the capital from Padua, the historic city in the Veneto, can take direct trains from Padua to Rome. There are frequent direct services with two operators, including regular high-speed options. There are two trains an hour to Rome, seven days a week, with a journey time of just under 3 hours and 30 minutes. Departure times include an overnight train and services from early morning to mid evening.
The Italian state railway Trenitalia operates direct trains to Rome from Padua, which include their high-speed Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services as well as slower stopping trains. In addition, private rail operator Italo offers high-speed connections between the Padua and the capital.
Italo high-speed services and the Trenitalia Frecciarossa trains offer the fastest rail journeys from Padua to Rome, taking 3 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 305 305-milep south-west across Italy to the capital. Most high-speed trains take about eight minutes longer, Trenitalia's stopping trains take more than five hours and the overnight connection takes six hours to reach Rome.
In addition to the overnight service leaving Padua just after midnight, there are roughly two trains to Rome every hour from early morning throughout the day until mid-evening. The majority of these are high-speed services, although Trenitalia also offers two economical stopping trains daily. Passengers can expect to choose from up to 30 departures per day.
Departure train station: Padova station is located about two miles north of central Padua, reached by local buses and trams stopping at the adjacent bus terminus, taking about 15 minutes from the center. Passenger facilities at the station include bars, a supermarket, car rental desks, and a taxi stand.
Arrival train station: The 19th century Rome Termini station is the main rail hub in the capital, situated in the heart of the city, with public transport links on the A and B lines of the Metro and numerous buses including airport shuttles. Facilities include a designer shopping gallery, international restaurants, coffee bars, luggage storage and gift stores.