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There are 4 ways to get from Positano to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Line 1 train, train  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the line 1 train from Castellammare di Stabia to Napoli P. Garibaldi 1
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

49€ - 108€

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Bus  •  5h

  1. Take the bus from Positano to Roma Marozzi

19€ - 25€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 3m

  1. Drive from Positano to Rome 270.7 km

30€ - 50€

Line 5070 bus, line 1 train, fly  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Positano Sponda to Meta
  2. Take the line 1 train from Meta to Napoli P. Garibaldi
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO) NAP - FCO

57€ - 241€

Positano to Rome by bus

The bus journey time between Positano and Rome is around 5h and covers a distance of around 275 km. The fastest bus normally takes 5h. Operated by Marozzi VT, the Positano to Rome bus service departs from Positano and arrives in Roma. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Positano to Rome bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Positano to Rome is to bus which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Rome is to line 1 train and train which costs 45€ - 110€ and takes 2h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Positano and arriving at Roma. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Positano and Rome is 218 km. The road distance is 270.7 km.

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The best way to get from Positano to Rome without a car is to line 1 train and train which takes 2h 47m and costs 45€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Positano to Rome, including transfers.

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Positano to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Positano station.

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The best way to get from Positano to Rome is to line 1 train and train which takes 2h 47m and costs 45€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 5h.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Positano to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Roma station.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Rome.
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  • Distance: 218 km
  • Duration: 2h 47m

What companies run services between Positano, Italy and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Positano to Rome via Castellammare di Stabia, Napoli P. Garibaldi, and Napoli Centrale in around 2h 47m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Positano to Roma 3 times a week. Tickets cost 19€ - 25€ and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Train operators
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Train from Castellammare di Stabia to Napoli P. Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Train from Meta to Napoli P. Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 10€
Website
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
2nd Class
5€ - 10€
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 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
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 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Positano to Roma
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Website
Marozzi VT
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Yes, the driving distance between Positano to Rome is 271 km. It takes approximately 3h 3m to drive from Positano to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Naples Airport to Rome Airport.

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