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There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Perugia by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus

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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Perugia

Train via Foligno

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

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Perugia

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome to Perugia

Rome to Perugia by bus

34 Weekly Buses
2h 20m Average Duration
€7 Cheapest Price
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Rome → Perugia
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport
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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.

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

Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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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 €30 - €50 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 five 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 30m.

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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 - €35.

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The bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Perugia takes 2h 20m including transfers and departs five 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 - €35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €12 - €26 and takes 2h 30m.

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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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 20m. Six 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 30m. 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 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€23 - €26
Train from Roma Termini to Foligno
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €21
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€19 - €21
Train from Foligno to Perugia
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €7
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 27m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Train from Roma Termini to Foligno
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
3 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 42m
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Perugia
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Sulga Autolinee
Inter Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Perugia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €20
Website
Inter Saj
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Perugia Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €16
Website
Autolinee Liscio
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Perugia Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Marino Autolinee
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Perugia
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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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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