There are 5 ways to get from Positano to Rome by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Line 1 train, train  •  2h 50m

  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 / ...

54€ - 115€

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Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Sorrento - Meta to Roma Marozzi

21€ - 27€

3 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

50€ - 112€

Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Positano to Rome 276 km

35€ - 55€

Ferry, fly  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO) NAP - FCO

102€ - 243€

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The cheapest way to get from Positano to Rome is to bus which costs 20€ - 27€ and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Rome is to line 1 train and train which costs 50€ - 120€ and takes 2h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Rome. However, there are services departing from Positano Sponda and arriving at Roma via Sorrento - Meta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 5m.

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The distance between Positano and Rome is 218 km. The road distance is 276 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 50m and costs 50€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Positano to Rome, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Positano to Rome is to line 1 train and train which takes 2h 50m and costs 50€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 27€ and takes 5h 5m.

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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 50m

What companies run services between Positano, Campania, 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 50m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Sorrento - Meta to Roma once daily. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
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 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
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 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
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 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Sorrento - Meta to Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Marozzi VT
Ferry operators
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 20€
Website
Gescab
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Gescab
Lucibello Positano
Phone
+39 089 875032
Website
lucibello.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€
Schedules at
lucibello.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Positano to Rome is 276 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Positano to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Naples Airport to Rome Airport.

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