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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to San Donaci by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi

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Fly to Brindisi, train, bus

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS)
  2. Take the train from Brindisi to S. Pietro Vernotico
  3. Take the bus from San Pietro Vernotico to San Donaci

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Taranto
  2. Take the bus from Taranto - Porto Mercantile to San Donaci

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Taranto
  2. Take the bus from Taranto - Porto Mercantile to San Donaci

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome to San Donaci

Fly to Bari, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI)
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to S. Pietro Vernotico
Rome → San Donaci
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Donaci is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to San Donaci is to night bus and bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 10h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to San Donaci is to fly and train and bus which costs €18 - €180 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to San Donaci. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at San Donaci via Taranto - Porto Mercantile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Rome and San Donaci is 482 km. The road distance is 638.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to San Donaci without a car is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs €40 - €130.

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It takes approximately 6h 53m to get from Rome to San Donaci, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to San Donaci is to train which takes 6h 53m and costs €40 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €65 and takes 9h 5m.

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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 San Donaci bus services, operated by Società Trasporti Pubblici Brindisi SpA, arrive at San Donaci station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to San Donaci.
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  • Distance: 481.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 53m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and San Donaci, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Brindisi every 4 hours. Tickets cost €40 - €130 and the journey takes 5h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to San Donaci via Taranto and Taranto - Porto Mercantile in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €170
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€6 - €100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €190
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
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 Brindisi
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €60
Base Standard
€70 - €100
Base Premium
€85 - €130
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 Brindisi to S. Pietro Vernotico
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€3 - €4
Train from Bari Centrale to S. Pietro Vernotico
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €18
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€16 - €18
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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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 Taranto
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €35
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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Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni to Taranto Porto Mercantile Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €60
Website
Itabus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Taranto Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Marino Autolinee
Società Trasporti Pubblici Brindisi SpA
Phone
0831 54 91
Website
stpbrindisi.it
Bus from Taranto - Porto Mercantile to San Donaci
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €6
Schedules at
stpbrindisi.it
Bus from San Pietro Vernotico to San Donaci
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Schedules at
stpbrindisi.it

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to San Donaci is 639 km. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Rome to San Donaci.

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

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There are 366+ hotels available in San Donaci. Prices start at €100 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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