There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Elba by train, ferry, bus, car ferry, 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, ferry  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima Fb / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$50 - $65

Cheapest option

Train Trenitalia, ferry  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Roma S.Pietro to Campiglia Marittima Rv / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$36 - $61

3 alternative options

Bus, train, car ferry  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Grosseto 512
  2. Take the train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima Rv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$43 - $129

Drive, ferry  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Piombino
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$53 - $70

Fly, train, ferry  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Pisa (PSA) FCO - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$126 - $382

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Elba is to train and ferry which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Elba is to drive and ferry which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rome and Elba is 207 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Elba without a car is to train and ferry which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Rome to Elba, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 1376+ hotels available in Elba. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Rome to Elba.
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  • Distance: 129.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Elba, Tuscany, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Rome to Portoferraio. However, you can take the train to Campiglia Marittima, take the walk to Campiglia Stazione, take the bus to Porto Biglietterie Nord, take the walk to Piombino, then take the ferry to Portoferraio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Rome to Portoferraio via P.za Stazione S. Pietro, Roma S.Pietro, Campiglia Marittima, Campiglia Stazione, Porto Biglietterie Nord, and Piombino in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Pisa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
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 Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 Roma S.Pietro to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Grosseto to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $11
Train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Grosseto
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa
Corsica Ferries

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