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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Lecce Fa

47€ - 132€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Porto Cesareo 576

29€ - 40€

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Train, bus  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Taranto Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Taranto to Porto Cesareo N423 / ...

39€ - 122€

Bus via Taranto  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Taranto - Porto Mercantile Baltour
  2. Take the bus from Taranto to Porto Cesareo N423 / ...

31€ - 40€

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Rome to Porto Cesareo 657.2 km

85€ - 130€

Fly to Brindisi, line 211 bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS
  2. Take the line 211 bus from Lecce to Porto Cesareo

35€ - 679€

Fly to Bari, train, line 211 bus  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI) FCO - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
  3. Take the line 211 bus from Lecce to Porto Cesareo

42€ - 238€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo is to bus which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo is to fly and line 211 bus which costs 35€ - 700€ and takes 6h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Porto Cesareo. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Rome and Porto Cesareo is 488 km. The road distance is 657.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo without a car is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs 45€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 7h 27m to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo is to train which takes 7h 27m and costs 45€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 8h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Brindisi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Porto Cesareo.
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  • Distance: 487.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 27m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Porto Cesareo, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Lecce twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 130€ and the journey takes 5h 27m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Porto Cesareo once daily. Tickets cost 29€ - 40€ and the journey takes 8h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 240€
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
10€ - 110€
Train operators
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 Lecce
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 130€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 60€
Base Standard
75€ - 110€
Base Premium
90€ - 130€
Train from Roma Termini to Taranto
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
35€ - 55€
Base Standard
65€ - 90€
Base Premium
80€ - 120€
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
14€ - 20€
Base Standard
30€ - 45€
Base Premium
35€ - 55€
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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
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 Bari Centrale to Lecce
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
19€ - 21€
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, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Porto Cesareo
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Taranto to Porto Cesareo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Taranto - Porto Mercantile
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Baltour

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Porto Cesareo is 657 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Rome to Porto Cesareo.

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Ryanair and Alitalia offer flights from Rome Airport to Brindisi Airport.

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Book your Rome to Porto Cesareo bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 3065+ hotels available in Porto Cesareo. 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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