How to travel from Rome to Paestum

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Travel Information between Rome and Paestum

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, flight or bus
priceTicket price range$18 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $18 (€15) • 2 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $68 (€59) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEl Pilar or Intercity

Travel 166 miles (267 km) by train, flight or bus from Rome to Paestum. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are El Pilar or Intercity among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Rome to Paestum.

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from Rome to Paestum

How to get from Rome to Paestum by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Rome to Paestum is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Rome Termini
03:04PMPaestum station
1 transfer
Rome Termini
03:04PMPaestum station
1 transfer
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
10:35PMNaples International Airport (NAP)
0 transfers
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Rome Termini
04:30PMPaestum station
1 transfer
Rome Termini
12:45PMPaestum station
0 transfers
Rome Termini
05:37PMPaestum station
1 transfer
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
07:00PMNaples International Airport (NAP)
0 transfers
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
02:20PMNaples International Airport (NAP)
0 transfers
Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport (FCO)
10:35AMNaples International Airport (NAP)
0 transfers

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All travel companies: Train from Rome to Paestum

Travel between Rome and Paestum on Frecciarossa, Italo and Intercity travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Italo is a brand of high-speed travel from the Italian train company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV) offering regular services to popular cities around Italy, such as Rome, Naples, Florence and Milan. Among its fleet of travel are the Italo AGV 575, the premier high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), and the Italo EVO, an eco-friendly travel that can reach speeds up to 150 mph (250 km/h). You can choose from the following Italo ticket types when purchasing tickets between Rome and Paestum: Low Cost, Economy, and Flex. Italo offers four different class options: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Standard services in all Italo travel include bathrooms, free WiFi, power outlets, reclining leather seats, footrests, snack machines and Italo Live (free onboard entertainment featuring a selection of films, music and games). While some amenities may differ based on the class option booked, each travel car is modernly equipped with a high level of comfort.

    FAQs: Travel from Rome to Paestum

    FAQs: Travel to Paestum easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Paestum.

    There are 3 travel options to Paestum from Rome. You can take a train, flight or bus.

    The cheapest way to go to Paestum from Rome is by taking a train, which costs on average $18 (€15).

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Rome to Paestum:

    A train is $4 (€4) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Rome to Paestum costing on average $22 (€19).

    Taking a train costs $51 (€44) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $68 (€59).

    The fastest way to get to Paestum from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

    Other travel options to Paestum take longer:

    Taking a bus requires on average 3 h 30 min of travel time.

    Train takes 2 h 28 min on average.

    The Rome to Paestum distance is around 166 miles (267 km).

    The average frequency per day from Rome to Paestum is:

    • 12 trains a day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Rome and Paestum as scheduled services by train, flight or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rome to Paestum:

    • Trains most often depart from Rome at Rome Termini and arrive in Paestum at Paestum.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rome to Paestum:

    • You can take a bus from Rome to Paestum with El Pilar, Express Bus or BlaBlaCar. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€19) with Express Bus from Rome to Paestum.
    • You can travel by train to Paestum from Rome with Intercity, Regionale, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Italo, and you can find Intercity Rome to Paestum tickets for $18 (€15) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Rome to Paestum with the following travel companies:

    • Direct trains with Intercity with 2 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paestum as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Rome and Paestum.

    Omio customers who travel from Rome to Paestum often also extend their vacation to go to Naples, Salerno, Pontecagnano or Pompei. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paestum and these popular destinations at a great price.

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