How to travel from Rome to Salerno

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from Rome to Salerno

You can get from Rome to Salerno by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Rome to Salerno on Nov 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina2h55 08:25PMSalerno
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12:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h45 04:15PMSalerno, Piazza della Concordia
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03:30PMRome2h45 06:15PMSalerno
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06:30PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina3h05 09:35PMSalerno
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10:00AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina2h55 12:55PMSalerno
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Travel Information between Rome and Salerno

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $91
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€10) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $91 (€87) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Italo

Travel 144 miles (233 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Rome to Salerno. 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 $10 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, ITA or Italo among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Salerno.

Travel from Rome to Salerno: Journey Details

Getting from Italy's capital to Salerno is easy, allowing visitors to the Eternal City to enjoy a day trip to the Amalfi Coast whenever they feel like it. Travelers in Italy can choose between coaches, car pooling and trains - but there are no flights available on the route. Even so, if you pick the right train, you can be in Salerno within a couple of hours of boarding, giving you plenty of time to visit the local sights and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Return trips from Salerno to Rome are also available.

How to get from Rome to Salerno

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Rome to Salerno, 86,68% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Rome to Salerno and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Rome to Salerno

Buses from Rome to Salerno are operated by Baltour and Lavalle Autolinee and take approximately 4 hours and 20 minutes to arrive in Salerno. Services leave from Rome's Tiburtina bus station at 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (or from Fiumicino Airport an hour before that). There is also a stop at Anagnina in Rome's southern suburbs, 45 minutes after the bus leaves Tiburtina. In addition, you could consider using a car pooling firm like Bla Bla Car, who cover the distance in 2 hours 30 minutes.

Trains from Rome to Salerno

Trains are the most practical and popular way to travel from Rome to Salerno. Trenitalia operates regular trains from Rome to Salerno from 5:57 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.everyday - so there are plenty of departure times to choose from. Journey times vary slightly, with the fastest Frecciargento trains taking just 1 hour 59 minutes and regional stoppers taking 3 hours, so pick your train wisely. All trains leave from Roma Termini, which is on both of Rome's Metro lines.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Salerno

Travel Tips: Travel to Salerno 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 Salerno.

There are 4 ways to travel to Salerno from Rome including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Salerno from Rome is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Salerno:

A bus is $80 (€77) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rome to Salerno costing on average $91 (€87).

A bus is $38 (€36) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Rome to Salerno costing on average $48 (€46).

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

Other travel options to Salerno can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 1 h 57 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 144 miles (233 km) from Rome to Salerno.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Salerno is:

  • 12 buses a day.
  • Around 49 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Rome at Rome, Termini and arrive in Salerno at Salerno, Piazza Montpellier/ Viale Antonio Gramsci.
  • Trains mostly leave from Roma Termini and tend to arrive in Salerno.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Salerno by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Rome to Salerno for $10 (€10) on Omio.
  • Travel with ITA to go to Salerno by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find ITA Rome to Salerno tickets on Omio for $91 (€87).
  • Italo can get you to Salerno by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Italo from Rome to Salerno for $48 (€46) on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 12 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, Infobus, BlaBlaCar, Express Bus, TTI Leonettibus or Itabus.
  • You'll find 34 direct trains per day with Italo, Frecciarossa, Frecciargento, Intercity or Intercity Notte.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salerno 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 Salerno.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $10 (€10) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $91 (€87) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $48 (€46) one way.

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

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