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 Rome to Reggio Calabria will cost around $ 87 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.
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4 h 53 m
7 h 24 m
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Of the 19 train that leave Rome for Reggio Calabria every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 500 km distance in an average of 7 h 24 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 53 m .
The slowest train will take 11 h 37 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
8 hours 48 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$28|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Reggio Calabria|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Regionale|
Trenitalia manages the Rome-Reggio Calabria railway connection with Frecciarossa, Frecciabianca, Frecciargento, Regionali and Intercity trains. The runs depart from the stations of Roma Termini and Roma Tiburtina with a train frequency of about every 2.5 hours, which on weekends intensifies to a train every hour. Usually the first train leaves at around 7:30, the last at about 23:17 with a variable travel time depending on the train chosen. The Frecciarossa provide a change at the station of Naples Central with a total duration of about 6.5 hours of travel, the Intercity reach almost 7.5 hours, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca from 5 to 6 hours. There is also the night train service with Intercity Night.
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In Reggio Calabria you can visit many places of interest such as the restored Aragonese Castle, the Romanesque Sanctuary of St. Paul and the Church of the Ottimati famous for its mosaics. Corso Garibaldi, however, is great for walking but also because it connects the Villa Comunale to the National Archaeological Museum. From the seafront, considered "the most beautiful kilometer in Italy", you can admire the famous optical phenomenon of the "Fata Morgana", the reflection of Sicily on the sea.
The trains of the Rome-Reggio Calabria route depart from the main stations of Rome, Termini and Tiburtina, both well connected to public transport. At Termini converge the Metro A and B, almost 50 bus lines and 2 trams. Tiburtina is connected by metro B and several bus lines. Both stations have a night bus connection.
Trains from Rome arrive at the city's main train station, Reggio Calabria Centrale. From here you can take advantage of a bus line, even at night, or taxis. To get around there is the practical public-metropolitan connection ATAM that touches many places of interest in the city.