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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Palmi by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or car ferry

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 48 min

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

$65 - $105

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Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina to Palmi Baltour

$35 - $55

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni Ic / ...

$69 - $91

Train Trenitalia Intercity #2  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Palmi Icn

$65 - $85

Night bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Rome to Palmi N1594

$37 - $67

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Palmi 413.2 miles

$95 - $150

Fly to Reggio Calabria, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Reggio Calabria (REG) FCO - REG
  2. Take the train from Reggio Di Calabria Centrale to Palmi

$70 - $395

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) FCO - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palmi

$54 - $302

Fly to Catania, train, car ferry  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA) FCO - CTA
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  3. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni

$47 - $228

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Palmi is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Palmi is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 350€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Palmi. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Tiburtina and arriving at Palmi. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 59 min.

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The distance between Rome and Palmi is 486 km. The road distance is 661.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Palmi without a car is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Rome to Palmi, including transfers.

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Rome to Palmi bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Roma Tiburtina station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Palmi is to train which takes 5 h 48 min and costs 55€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Palmi.
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  • Distance: 303.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Rome to Palmi via Napoli Afragola and Rosarno in around 5 h 48 min. Alternatively, Lirosi Linee operates a bus from Rome to Palmi twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min. Baltour also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Rome to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
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 Rosarno
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
55 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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Palmi
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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 Centrale to Palmi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Palmi
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Roma Tiburtina to Palmi
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Palmi - Corso De Francia
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Baltour
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
Night bus from Rome to Palmi
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it

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

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Rome to Palmi bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Palmi station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Palmi is 661 km. It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to drive from Rome to Palmi.

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Blue Panorama Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Reggio Calabria Airport.

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