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

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Train ItaloTreno  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station Mi-Na / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Paestum Reg / ...

$23 - $51

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Fisciano Fiumicino / ...
  2. Take the bus from Fisciano - Terminal Universita to Paestum 35 / ...

$20 - $29

3 alternative options

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Paestum Ic

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Paestum 192.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Paestum

$95 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Paestum is to bus which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Paestum is to drive which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Paestum. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Paestum via Fisciano - Terminal Universita. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Paestum. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rome and Paestum is 267 km. The road distance is 308.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Paestum without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 20€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Rome to Paestum, including transfers.

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Rome to Paestum bus services, operated by Saj, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Paestum train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Paestum is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs 20€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Paestum.
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  • Distance: 166.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Paestum via Napoli Centrale Station and Napoli Centrale in around 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Paestum via Fisciano - Terminal Universita in around 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Train from Napoli Centrale to Paestum
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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 Paestum
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Fisciano
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
saj.it
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Fisciano
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Busitalia Campania SpA
Phone
089-487111
Email
info@fsbusitaliacampania.it
Website
fsbusitaliacampania.it
Bus from Fisciano - Terminal Universita to Paestum
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
fsbusitaliacampania.it

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Rome to Paestum bus services, operated by Busitalia Campania SpA, arrive at Paestum station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Paestum is 308 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Rome to Paestum.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1043+ hotels available in Paestum. Prices start at $55 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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