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There are 6 ways to get from Rome to Scalea by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station 8945 / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Scalea S.Domenica Talao Fb / ...

$44 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Scalea

$27 - $80

4 alternative options

Bus Curico Viaggi  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Anagnina to Sapri

$34 - $39

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Scalea 270.3 miles

$65 - $95

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) FCO - SUF
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Scalea S.Domenica Talao

$66 - $314

Fly to Naples, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Scalea S.Domenica Talao

$116 - $348

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Scalea is to bus which costs 29€ - 34€ and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Scalea is to train which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Scalea. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome station to Scalea. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini Station and arriving at Scalea S.Domenica Talao via Napoli Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Rome and Scalea is 361 km. The road distance is 432.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Scalea without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 35€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Rome to Scalea, including transfers.

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Rome to Scalea bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Scalea train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Scalea is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 35€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 70€ and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Scalea.
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  • Distance: 225.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Scalea, Calabria, Italy?

You can take a train from Rome to Scalea via Napoli Centrale Station and Napoli Centrale in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l. operates a bus from Rome to Scalea once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 5 h 19 min. Rocco Autolinee srl also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.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
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Napoli Centrale to Scalea S.Domenica Talao
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lamezia Terme Centrale to Scalea S.Domenica Talao
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.
Phone
0984 401468
Email
info@consorzioautolinee.it
Website
consorzioautolinee.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Scalea
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
consorzioautolinee.it
Rocco Autolinee srl
Phone
0973 22943
Email
info@roccobus.it
Website
roccobus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Scalea
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
roccobus.it
Curico Viaggi

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Rome to Scalea bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., arrive at Scalea station.

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Rome to Scalea train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Scalea S.Domenica Talao station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Scalea is 433 km. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from Rome to Scalea.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Scalea. Prices start at $46 USD 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 10€ - 15€.

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