How to travel from Rome to Paestum

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Travel Information to Paestum from Rome

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $113
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€16) • 3 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $113 (€104) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Italo

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 166 miles (267 km) to Paestum from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, ITA or Italo among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Paestum.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Paestum

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.

You can travel to Paestum from Rome 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Paestum is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€16) compared to other travel options to Paestum:

Taking a bus is usually $95 (€88) less than taking a flight to Paestum, which costs on average $113 (€104) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $12 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€27) for this journey.

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

There are alternative travel options to Paestum that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paestum by bus can take on average 3 h.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 41 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Rome to Paestum is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Rome to Paestum as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train 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 Roma Termini and arrive in Paestum at Paestum.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Paestum, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Paestum. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rome to Paestum tickets on Omio for $17 (€16).
  • ITA can get you to Paestum by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with ITA from Rome to Paestum for $113 (€104) on Omio.
  • Travel with Italo to go to Paestum by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Italo Rome to Paestum tickets on Omio for $29 (€27).

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

  • You can find around 3 direct trains per day and travel with Intercity.

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 from Rome to Paestum.

Looking to extend your trip from Rome to Paestum? Many Omio customers who go from Rome to Paestum usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Naples, Salerno or Battipaglia. If you're looking to explore Naples, Salerno or Battipaglia from Paestum, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Rome to Paestum, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $17 (€16) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $113 (€104) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $29 (€27) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Rome to Paestum online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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