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There are 8 ways to get from Rome to Piraino by bus, train, car, ferry or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Brolo Via Ferrara

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Fly to Palermo, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Palermo (PMO)
  2. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Capo D'orlando-Naso

Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Capo D'orlando-Naso

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Rome to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Drive from Messina Marittima to Piraino

Fly to Catania, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA)
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Gioiosa Marea

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lamezia Terme (SUF)
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
  3. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Gioiosa Marea

Fly to Reggio Calabria, ferry, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Reggio Calabria (REG)
  2. Take the ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  3. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Gioiosa Marea

Fly to Comiso, bus

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Comiso (CIY)
  2. Take the bus from Gela Train Station to Brolo Via Ferrara

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Piraino is to train which costs €45 - €65 and takes 11h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Rome to Piraino is to fly and train and ferry. Taking this option will cost €55 - €260 and takes 7h 48m.

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The distance between Rome and Piraino is 462 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Piraino without a car is to bus which takes 9h 52m and costs €45 - €70.

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It takes approximately 9h 52m to get from Rome to Piraino, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rome to Piraino is to bus which takes 9h 52m and costs €45 - €70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €45 - €65 and takes 11h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Wizz Air, Alitalia and Ryanair offer flights from Rome Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Piraino. 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 €7 - €35.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Piraino.
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  • Distance: 461.9 km
  • Duration: 9h 52m

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

Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Brolo Via Ferrara once daily. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 9h 45m. Alternatively, Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Roma Termini to Capo D'orlando-Naso once daily. Tickets cost €40 - €60 and the journey takes 9h 48m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€4 - €100
Flights from Rome to Comiso
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€6 - €140
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €95
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Flights from Rome to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €240
Flights from Rome to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€5 - €90
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 Capo D'orlando-Naso
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Palermo Centrale to Capo D'orlando-Naso
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€9 - €14
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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Train from Messina Centrale to Gioiosa Marea
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€10 - €11
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Palermo Centrale to Capo D'orlando-Naso
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€17 - €19
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 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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Brolo Via Ferrara
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Gela Train Station to Brolo Via Ferrara
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.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
Ferry from Villa S.Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
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.
For more information, please visit this page

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