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 Salerno will cost around $ 44 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 19.
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Trains per day
Of the 55 train that leave Rome for Salerno every day 33 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 234 km distance in an average of 2h 51m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 29m .
The slowest train will take 5h 51m 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:|
3 hours 3 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$15|
|Trains depart from:||Rome|
|Trains arrive in:||Salerno|
|Train Companies:||Intercity, Italo, Regionale, Intercity Notte|
Trains in Italy are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Trenitalia, the Italian national rail operator, provides frequent direct trains from Rome to Salerno. The daily timetable begins with an early morning departure and continues with trains roughly every half hour in the daytime and hourly in the evening until the final late night departure from Rome. Journey times range from around 2 hours for high-speed services to 3 hours for Intercity trains.
Return trains from Salerno to Rome are also available.
Trains from Rome to Salerno depart from Roma Termini station, situated in the center of the city. The bus terminus for city routes is directly opposite the station. Sightseeing buses also begin their circular routes at Termini. The Rome Metro stops at Termini, with connections around the city on 2 lines. Termini is linked to Fiumicino airport by express trains making the 30-minute journey every half hour non-stop. Taxis are available from the stand outside the station entrance.
Salerno is a vibrant port city on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It has a well-preserved and lively historic center with attractive medieval churches and atmospheric trattorias, as well as an impressive modern ferry terminal designed by Zaha Hadid. Trains from Rome to Salerno arrive at the main station located to the south-east of the center, a short walk from the waterfront. The station has a stop on the Metro Salerno suburban rail network with connections to the east of the city. City bus routes 7, 8, 15, 17, 24, 25, 34 and 41 stop by the station entrance, along with regional services to Amalfi and down the coast. There is a taxi stand at the station.