How to travel from Rome to Taranto

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from Rome to Taranto

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Taranto on Mar 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:50AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h05 08:55AMBari Palese Airport
0 transfers
01:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina8h55 10:40PMTaranto
1 transfer
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04:55PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h05 06:00PMBari Palese Airport
0 transfers
11:50AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h15 01:05PMBrindisi Airport
0 transfers
02:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina6h05 08:45PMTaranto
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Rome and Taranto

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $34
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $9 (€8) • 6 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $21 (€18) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 265 miles (427 km) to Taranto from Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Rome to Taranto.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to Taranto

Travel Tips: Travel to Taranto 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 Taranto.

You can travel between Rome and Taranto 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Taranto from Rome is by taking a train, which costs on average $9 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Taranto:

Taking a train is about $25 (€22) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $12 (€10) less than taking a flight to Taranto, which costs on average $21 (€18) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Rome to Taranto is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 44 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 265 miles (427 km) between Rome and Taranto.

The average frequency per day from Rome to Taranto is:

  • Around 7 buses per day.
  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Rome, Termini and tend to arrive in Taranto, Porto Mercantile.
  • Trains mostly leave from Roma Termini and tend to arrive in Taranto, Porto Mercantile.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Taranto. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Rome to Taranto tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).
  • Ryanair can take you to Taranto by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Ryanair from Rome to Taranto for $21 (€18).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar or Itabus with 5 direct buses per day.
  • You can find around 3 direct trains per day and travel with Frecciarossa or Intercity.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Rome to Taranto don't make Taranto their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Taranto are Bari, Naples or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Taranto to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Rome to Taranto, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $34 (€30) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $21 (€18) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $9 (€8) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Rome to Taranto tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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