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Train Information from Rome to Taranto

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersIntercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Trenitalia or Frecciargento

Trains from Rome to Taranto cover the 265 miles (427 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 29 min with our travel partners like Intercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Trenitalia or Frecciargento. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $28 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€28).

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Enjoy the train ride between Rome and Taranto with Trenitalia, Italy’s main provider of train services throughout the country with an impressive fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca that can travel at speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh). Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In many cases, Trenitalia trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia tickets from Rome to Taranto are available on Omio, and you can find the best deals for them in just a few steps. Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train from Rome to Taranto, you can expect to travel 265 miles (427 km). Check Trenitalia’s train times and tickets for the Rome to Taranto trip and buy your cheap ticket on Omio today!

When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets from Rome to Taranto don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Trains from Rome to Taranto

When traveling from Rome to Taranto, it’s good to know that there are certain times during the year when there are quite a few trains to choose from daily, in other times there is one direct line once a day. During the more frequent daily train season, there can be around 15 trains leaving Rome daily to Taranto. During this time, the travel time can be anywhere from 5h to just over 8h. Trains from Rome to Taranto vary due to what kind of train you book, how many transfers are on your route, and the length of time at each transfer.

Rome to Taranto Train Time: Daily Departures

Daily departures from Rome to Taranto by train during the busier season of the year can be upwards of 15 trains a day. The first train normally leaves Rome after about 6:00 a.m. with the last train setting off around 7:00 p.m. So if you want to catch a full day in Taranto once you have arrived, best to look at the earlier train times. In the slower season, you have fewer options, but you can still decide on which day of the week you want to make the trip to Taranto as there is generally one trip daily.

How long is the journey by train from Rome to Taranto?

Trains from Rome to Taranto cover over 250 miles (about 400 km) of track. So depending on whether you choose a direct train to get you there fast, or you opt for a slower train or a train with one or more spots to save a little money, your trip can take anywhere from just over 5h to around 8h.

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Rome to Taranto?

Departure train station: When you leave Rome for Taranto, you will depart from the busiest train station in all of Itlay, the Rome Termini. This massive 29 platform train station has everything you need while you’re waiting for your train departure. There are shops, restaurants, two post offices, ticketing booths, counters to exchange money, and even a grocery store. If you or someone your traveling with needs assistance, you can visit the Sala Blu office for disabled travelers. There is also a luggage facility in case you don’t want to take all your luggage on your trip to Taranto. Also good to know, if traveling has taken its toll, there are 2 spas in the train station you could relax in before boarding your train. Lastly, Rome Termini is in the city center so getting to your train on time should be fairly easy.

Arrival train station: Although the Stazione di Taranto (Taranto Train Station) is not a glamorous as Rome Termini, it still has plenty of facilities to satisfy and help any traveler. This 10 track station has a cafe, newsstand, ticketing counters, luggage lockers, bus line, and disabled travelers assistance office. Luckily, this train station is also located in the city center so getting around, even with luggage shouldn’t be too difficult. But there are taxis outside and a bus line in case your hotel is a little too far for walking distance.

Which train companies travel from Rome to Taranto?

Trenitalia, the largest train operator in Italy, offers all the train services you need from Rome to Taranto. Established in 2000. Trenitalia offers regional, intercity, high-speed, and international train lines and routes.

Trenitalia trains from Rome to Taranto

Trenitalia offers their Intercity and Regionale train lines from Rome to Taranto, which are long-distance lines that aren’t as fast as the high-speed options. There are, however, direct options for these long-distance trains so the difference in time is very little, but can be a lot cheaper on the wallet. The high-speed trains, Frecciarossa and Frecciaregento can you get there quickly, and the Frecciarossa has a bit of added luxury. These high-speed options also offer one transfer and direct lines. All train lines offer basic tickets or you can upgrade to second or first-class seating.

Train Rome to Taranto: Services on Board

No matter what class ticket you purchased or which type of train you decided on, all the Trenitalia trains from Rome to Taranto come with comfortable seating with plenty of arm and legroom. They also have enough luggage storage to ensure a comfortable journey to your destination. If you decide to travel by an Intercity or Regionale train, you can choose between standard, second, and first-class travel. These trains also allow bikes if they are able to fold, and disassembled bikes are allowed if they fit in special bags designed for them. Small pets are allowed on all trains, as long as they fit in a small pet carrier. Larger dogs are also allowed on trains, with the exception of Monday to Friday from early in the morning, until the afternoon, or what you would think of as off-peak travel times. Keep in mind if you do bring your larger pet, they need to be leashed and muzzled to be allowed on board. Additionally, you will need to pay a half-price second-class ticket to bring your larger furry family member on board. On the Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, Wi-Fi is provided throughout your journey. If you or your travel partner(s) need assistance, you should visit the Sala Blu office for disabled travelers at the train station before you board your train.

How to find cheap train tickets from Rome to Taranto?

If you’re looking to travel with a cheap train from Rome to Taranto, there are a couple of ways to save on train tickets. If you are a student, senior citizen, or traveling with a group, Trenitalia has specially priced tickets for those categories. If not, you can still find ways to save on your ticket purchases. If you like to plan, then booking your train in advance can help you save a little. Additionally, by booking in advance, you have the opportunity to look at different dates to see if there are times or days in the week that are less in price than others. If you prefer train travel as a nice way to see the country, you can opt for a long-distance train or one that has a transfer or two, those tend to be cheaper than the high-speed trains, and in the case of Rome to Taranto, there’s not a massive difference in travel times. So if you decide you don’t need the added luxury of the Frecciarossa line, you can find cheap train deals that don’t translate to extendedly longer travel time.

 

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FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Taranto from Rome?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Rome to Taranto to cost as little as $28 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Rome to Taranto?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rome to Taranto train price to come in at an average of $34 (€28)  one way.
How far is it from Rome to Taranto by train?
The train distance from Rome to Taranto is around 265 miles (427 km).
How long is a train between Rome and Taranto on average?
The train time from Rome to Taranto is on average 6 h 29 min  for the 265 miles (427 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rome and Taranto by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies should I travel with from Rome to Taranto?
If you're looking for trains from Rome to Taranto, you can rely on Intercity, Frecciarossa, Regionale, Trenitalia or Frecciargento to get you to Taranto. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Rome to Taranto route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Rome and Taranto a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Rome to Taranto. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Rome to Taranto? When is the last train from Rome to Taranto?
You can take the first train from Rome to Taranto at 9: 56 AM. The last train from Rome to Taranto that you can take departs at 2: 01 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Rome to Taranto schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I purchase Rome to Taranto train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Rome to Taranto is on average $34 (€28) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Rome and Taranto available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Taranto
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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