There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Brindisi by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car 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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Train  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa

40€ - 130€

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Rideshare  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Brindisi 616.8 km

26€ - 30€

6 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Brindisi 570 / ...

28€ - 50€

Bus via Chieti  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Chieti
  2. Take the bus from Chieti to Brindisi Milan > Milan - San Donato > Bologna > Chieti > Cerignola > Andria > Bari > Mola Di Bari > Monopoli > Fasano > Rosa Marina > Brindisi > Lecce > Maglie > Nardò

43€

Night train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Ini

50€ - 75€

Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Rome to Brindisi 613.9 km

80€ - 120€

Fly to Brindisi  •  3h 6m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS

32€ - 226€

Fly to Bari, train  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI) FCO - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

31€ - 200€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Brindisi is to rideshare which costs 26€ - 30€ and takes 6h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Brindisi is to fly which costs 30€ - 230€ and takes 3h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Brindisi. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Brindisi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 4m.

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The distance between Rome and Brindisi is 476 km. The road distance is 613.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Brindisi without a car is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs 40€ - 130€.

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The train from Roma Termini to Brindisi takes 5h 4m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Rome to Brindisi bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Brindisi train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Brindisi is to train which takes 5h 4m and costs 40€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 7h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 230€ and takes 3h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 475.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Brindisi once daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 130€ and the journey takes 5h 4m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Brindisi once daily. Tickets cost 28€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 20m. TTI Leonettibus SRL also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 340€
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 120€
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
9€ - 95€
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 Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 60€
Base Standard
70€ - 100€
Base Premium
85€ - 130€
Train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Brindisi - Autorità Portuale
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Di Fonzo
Phone
0873.364785
Email
info@difonzobus.com
Website
difonzobus.com
Bus from Roma to Chieti
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€
Schedules at
difonzobus.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Chieti to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€
Website
Marino Autolinee
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 30€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Rome to Brindisi bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Rome to Brindisi train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Brindisi is 614 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Rome to Brindisi.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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Book your Rome to Brindisi train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Rome to Brindisi bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 331+ hotels available in Brindisi. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Brindisi. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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