How to travel from Rome to Sorrento

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from Rome to Sorrento

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

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

07:40PMRome Termini0h58 08:38PMNapoli Afragola
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311One-way
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03:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina4h00 07:00PMSorrento , Corso Italia
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211One-way
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09:41AMRome Termini1h12 10:53AMNaples Centrale
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07:40PMRome Termini1h13 08:53PMNaples Centrale
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311One-way
10:40AMRome Termini0h59 11:39AMNapoli Afragola
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311One-way

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Travel Information from Rome to Sorrento

distanceDistance131 miles (211 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $323
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€22) • 3 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $323 (€295) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Italo

Travel 131 miles (211 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Rome to Sorrento. 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 $24 (€22). 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 Sorrento.

How to Travel from Rome to Sorrento

Sorrento is the gateway to the beautiful Amalfi Coast, and getting there from Italy's capital is easy. You can catch buses straight to the center of Sorrento from Rome's Tiburtina bus station, take two-legged train journeys via Naples or fly into Naples and catch a bus or train. The fastest connection will take just over 2 hours, but even buses take a little under 4 hours, putting Sorrento within easy reach of all visitors looking to travel in Italy.

Buses from Rome to Sorrento | Trains from Rome to Sorrento | Return trips from Sorrento to Rome

Rome to Sorrento Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€19

4:00 h

1 Day Ahead

Train

€25

2:00 h

1 Day Ahead


What is the best way to travel from Rome to Sorrento?

Cheapest way to travel from Rome to Sorrento

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Rome to Sorrento with next-day bus tickets starting from €19. Buses traveling from Rome to Sorrento depart from Rome's Tiburtina bus station and take approximately 4 hours to arrive at Sorrento's Corso Italia bus station. There is 1 bus, operated by Marozzi, traveling from Rome to Sorrento every day. Rideshares like BlaBlaCar are another cheap alternative for traveling from Rome to Sorrento.


Fastest way to travel from Rome to Sorrento

The fastest way to travel from Rome to Sorrento is by taking the train. Trains traveling from Rome to Sorrento depart from either Roma Termini or Tiburtina train station and take at least 2 hours to arrive in Sorrento. All trains traveling from Rome to Sorrento will involve a transfer in Naples or Salerno before arriving in Sorrento. Over 30 trains travel from Rome to Sorrento every day. Train companies that travel from Rome to Sorrento include Italo and Trenitalia.


Most popular way to travel from Rome to Sorrento

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Rome to Sorrento. While taking the bus may be a cheaper way to travel from Rome to Sorrento, the fact that there is only 1 bus per day makes taking the train the most popular option. Traveling from Rome to sorrento by train is also 2 hours faster than traveling by bus on average.


How to get from Rome to Sorrento

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Rome to Sorrento there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 84,29% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Rome to Sorrento. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

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

The cheapest way to go to Sorrento from Rome is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€22).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Sorrento:

Taking a bus is about $299 (€273) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $323 (€295) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $26 (€24) less than taking a train, which costs on average $50 (€46) for this journey.

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

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 8 min.

In comparison, getting to Sorrento by train can take on average 1 h 12 min.

You should expect to travel around 131 miles (211 km) between Rome and Sorrento.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Sorrento is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Rome and Sorrento 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 Sorrento:

  • Buses from Rome to Sorrento most often leave from Rome, Termini and arrive in Sorrento, Corso Italia / Piazza Angelina Lauro.
  • Trains from Rome to Sorrento most often leave from Roma Termini and arrive in Sorrento.

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

  • You can take a bus from Rome to Sorrento with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $24 (€22) with Flixbus from Rome to Sorrento.
  • You can travel to Sorrento from Rome by flight with ITA. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $323 (€295) with ITA from Rome to Sorrento.
  • You can travel from Rome to Sorrento by train with Italo. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $50 (€46) with Italo from Rome to Sorrento.

Yes, there are direct routes from Rome to Sorrento with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 3 direct buses a day to Sorrento with Flixbus, Infobus, BlaBlaCar or Marozzi.

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

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $24 (€22) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $323 (€295) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $50 (€46) one way on average.

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

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