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There are 4 ways to get from Rome to Lampedusa by plane, bus and ferry, car ferry, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3h 7m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lampedusa (LMP) FCO - LMP

114€ - 374€

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  28h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Agrigento, Agrigento N528
  2. Take the car ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

103€ - 112€

2 alternative options

Bus and ferry, car ferry  •  24h 30m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Porto Empedocle
  2. Take the car ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

116€ - 137€

Train, car ferry  •  26h 46m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Termini Imerese Ic
  2. Take the train from Termini Imerese to Agrigento Centrale Re
  3. Take the car ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa

113€ - 140€

Rome → Lampedusa
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There are currently travel restrictions within Italy.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Lampedusa is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lampedusa is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lampedusa is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1500.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lampedusa is to bus and car ferry which costs 100€ - 115€ and takes 28h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Lampedusa is to fly which costs 110€ - 380€ and takes 3h 7m.

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The distance between Rome and Lampedusa is 711 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Lampedusa without a car is to bus and ferry and car ferry which takes 24h 30m and costs 110€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Rome to Lampedusa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Lampedusa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vueling Airlines offers flights from Rome Airport to Lampedusa Airport.

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There are 248+ hotels available in Lampedusa. Prices start at 87€ 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 14€.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Lampedusa.
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  • Distance: 711.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Vueling Airlines flies from Rome to Lampedusa twice a week.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Train operators
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 Roma Termini to Termini Imerese
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45€ - 70€
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 Termini Imerese to Agrigento Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
13€ - 15€
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Roma Tiburtina to Porto Empedocle
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Agrigento, Agrigento
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Porto Empedocle to Lampedusa
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
57€
Website
Siremar

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