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There are 9 ways to get from Isola Salina to Rome by ferry, train, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Ferry, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Napoli Mergellina
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

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Ferry, train to Catania, fly  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
  3. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Rome (FCO) CTA - FCO

7 alternative options

Ferry, train via Messina  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Milazzo
  2. Take the train from Milazzo to Villa S.Giovanni Ic
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa / ...
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini Fr / ...

Ferry, bus  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Milazzo
  2. Take the bus from Milazzo Via dei Mille to Rome Tiburtina Strasatti - Milan Lampugnano / ...

Ferry, train #2  •  18h 10m

  1. Take the ferry from Rinella to Napoli Mergellina
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini 9954-56

Ferry, train to Lamezia Terme, fly  •  9h 31m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
  4. Fly from Lamezia Terme (SUF) to Rome (FCO) SUF - FCO

Ferry to Naples, fly  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Napoli Mergellina
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO) NAP - FCO

Ferry, train to Palermo, fly  •  10h 52m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Milazzo
  2. Take the train from Milazzo to Palermo Centrale
  3. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Rome (FCO) PMO - FCO

Ferry, ferry to Reggio Calabria, fly  •  11h 8m

  1. Take the ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Fly from Reggio Calabria (REG) to Rome (FCO) REG - FCO

Isola Salina to Rome by bus, ferry, walk and train

The journey time between Isola Salina and Rome is around 12h 12m and covers a distance of around 736 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 5m. Operated by C.I.T.I.S., Liberty Lines S.P.A., Siremar and others, the Isola Salina to Rome service departs from Gramignazzi and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

7 Weekly Services
12h 12m Average Duration
€55 Cheapest Price
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Isola Salina → Rome
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The cheapest way to get from Isola Salina to Rome is to ferry and bus which costs €45 - €95 and takes 13h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Isola Salina to Rome is to ferry and train which costs €55 - €130 and takes 9h 11m.

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The distance between Isola Salina and Rome is 420 km.

The best way to get from Isola Salina to Rome without a car is to ferry and train which takes 9h 11m and costs €55 - €130.

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It takes approximately 9h 11m to get from Isola Salina to Rome, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lamezia Terme Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Alitalia offers flights from Lamezia Terme Airport to Rome Airport.

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Map of how to get from Isola Salina to Rome.
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  • Distance: 420.3 km
  • Duration: 9h 11m

What companies run services between Isola Salina, Italy and Rome, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Isola Salina to Rome. However, you can take the bus to Santa Marina Salina, take the walk to Santa Marina Salina, take the ferry to Napoli Mergellina, take the walk to Mergellina, take the subway to Piazza Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Centrale, then take the train to Roma Termini. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Malfa to Rome via Santa Marina Salina, Santa Marina Salina, Milazzo, Milazzo, Villa S.Giovanni, and Napoli Afragola in around 12h 12m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€7 - €160
Flights from Catania to Rome via Bari
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€7 - €160
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€13 - €180
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Lamezia Terme to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €160
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €290
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €210
Flights from Reggio Calabria to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €340
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€14 - €130
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
Train from Napoli Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€13 - €18
Base Standard
€20 - €27
Base Premium
€23 - €35
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Afragola to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €23
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€8 - €12
Smart Low Cost
€8 - €12
Smart Flex
€17 - €23
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Milazzo to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€3 - €6
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Milazzo to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Lamezia Terme C.
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Messina Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Milazzo to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €26
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Milazzo Via dei Mille to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Phone
0923.873813
Email
callcenter@libertylines.it
Website
libertylines.it
Ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €18
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€21 - €28
Website
Liberty Lines S.P.A.
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€37
Website
Siremar
Ferry from Rinella to Napoli Mergellina
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€67
Website
Siremar
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A
Phone
800 250000
Email
reclami@ngi-spa.it
Website
ngi-spa.it
Ferry from Santa Marina Salina to Milazzo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17
Website
Navigazione Generale Italiana S.p.A
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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