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Bus  •  2h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Perugia 538 / ...

€7 - €26

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Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Perugia Re / ...

€12 - €26

Train via Foligno  •  3h 5m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Foligno Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Foligno to Perugia Re / ...

€13 - €61

Rideshare  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Perugia 173.1 km

€10

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Rome to Perugia 171.6 km

€21 - €35

Rome to Perugia by bus

The bus journey time between Rome and Perugia is around 2h 16m and covers a distance of around 169 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 30m. Operated by FlixBus, Autolinee Liscio, Sulga Autolinee and others, the Rome to Perugia bus service departs from Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arrives in Perugia. Typically 59 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
2h 16m
Fastest bus time:
1h 30m
Bus distance:
169 km
Buses per week:
59
Cheapest price:
€9
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
01:10
Last bus departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome to Perugia bus schedules

Rome → Perugia
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Perugia is 1500.

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

The social distance requirement in Perugia is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Perugia is to rideshare which costs €10 and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Perugia is to drive which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Perugia. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Perugia. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Rome and Perugia is 135 km. The road distance is 171.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Perugia without a car is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs €7 - €26.

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The bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Perugia takes 2h 20m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Rome to Perugia bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Perugia is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs €7 - €26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €12 - €26 and takes 2h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Perugia.
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  • Distance: 135 km
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Perugia 4 times a day. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Trenitalia operates a train from Roma Termini to Perugia 4 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €26 and the journey takes 2h 43m. Trenitalia Intercity also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
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 Perugia
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €26
Train from Roma Termini to Foligno
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from Foligno to Perugia
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €7
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 Perugia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Train from Roma Termini to Foligno
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€10 - €15
Train from Foligno to Perugia
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Foligno
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Bus operators
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 Tiburtina Bus station to Perugia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina to Perugia - Piazza Partigiani
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €16
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
Sulga Autolinee
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Perugia
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Rome to Perugia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Perugia station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Perugia is 172 km. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Rome to Perugia.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Perugia. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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