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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Cosenza by train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 Trenitalia Frecce  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Paola Fa

$53 - $86

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Rideshare  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Cosenza 322.7 miles

$30

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Paola Ic / ...

$54 - $72

Bus La Valle Linee  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Cosenza

$29 - $120

Bus Calanda Viaggi  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Rom Anagnina to Cosenza A3

$42 - $57

Bus and ferry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Cosenza

$65 - $95

Drive  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Cosenza 324.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Lamezia Terme, bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) FCO - SUF
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza

$50 - $292

Fly to Reggio Calabria, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Reggio Calabria (REG) FCO - REG
  2. Take the train from Reggio di Calabria Aeroporto to Cosenza

$82 - $421

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cosenza is to rideshare which costs 26€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Cosenza is to fly and bus which costs 40€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Cosenza. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Cosenza. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Cosenza via Napoli Afragola and Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Rome and Cosenza is 429 km. The road distance is 519.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Cosenza without a car is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Rome to Cosenza, including transfers.

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Rome to Cosenza bus services, operated by La Valle Linee, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Cosenza is to train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 110€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Cosenza.
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  • Distance: 268.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Cosenza via Napoli Afragola and Paola in around 5 h 4 min. Alternatively, La Valle Linee operates a bus from Rome to Cosenza once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 27 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $450
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Paola
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Roma Termini to Paola
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Reggio di Calabria Aeroporto to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $33
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Rom Anagnina to Cosenza A3
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Preite Cosenza
Phone
0984-413001
Email
info@autoservizipreite.it
Website
autoservizipreite.it
Bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autoservizipreite.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Rome to Cosenza bus services, operated by La Valle Linee, arrive at Cosenza station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Cosenza is 520 km. It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to drive from Rome to Cosenza.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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There are 315+ hotels available in Cosenza. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Cosenza. 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 10€ - 15€.

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