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There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Villa San Giovanni by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car, plane or ferry

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Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni

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Fly to Catania, train, ferry

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Catania (CTA)
  2. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  3. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni

Train via Casoria

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
  2. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Villa San Giovanni

Drive

  1. Drive from Rome to Villa San Giovanni

Fly to Lamezia Terme, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lamezia Terme (SUF)
  2. Take the train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni

Fly to Reggio Calabria, train

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Reggio Calabria (REG)
  2. Take the train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni

Rome to Villa San Giovanni by train

The train journey time between Rome and Villa San Giovanni is around 5h 7m and covers a distance of around 638 km. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and Trenitalia Intercity, the Rome to Villa San Giovanni train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Villa S.Giovanni. Typically 99 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

99 Weekly Trains
5h 7m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Villa San Giovanni is to rideshare which costs €35 - €45 and takes 7h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Villa San Giovanni is to fly and train which costs €45 - €260 and takes 4h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Villa S.Giovanni. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 7m.

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The distance between Rome and Villa San Giovanni is 489 km. The road distance is 690.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Villa San Giovanni without a car is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs €30 - €140.

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The train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni takes 5h 7m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rome to Villa San Giovanni bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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Rome to Villa San Giovanni train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Villa San Giovanni is to train which takes 5h 7m and costs €30 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 7h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Villa San Giovanni.
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  • Distance: 488.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 7m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Villa San Giovanni, Calabria, Italy?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni every 4 hours. Tickets cost €45 - €140 and the journey takes 5h 7m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Autoservizi Salemi Srl operates a bus from Rome Tiburtina to Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione every 3 hours. Tickets cost €30 - €50 and the journey takes 7h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€7 - €160
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €220
Flights from Rome to Reggio Calabria
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €260
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€9 - €120
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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€45 - €65
Base Standard
€75 - €110
Base Premium
€90 - €140
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
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
Train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €35
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€6 - €9
Base Standard
€17 - €24
Base Premium
€23 - €35
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
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €50
Smart Flex
€70 - €100
Train from Roma Termini to Afragola
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Napoli Afragola to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Reggio Calabria to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €28
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€11 - €16
Smart Low Cost
€9 - €13
Smart Flex
€20 - €28
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 Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Train from Lamezia Terme C. to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €11
Train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€2 - €4
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
Trenitalia Intercity Night

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
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
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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 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 Reggio Calabria C.Le to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €4
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€3 - €4
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
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
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni to Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €35
Website
Itabus
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 Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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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Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
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 Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rome to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Rome to Villa San Giovanni bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Villa San Giovanni-Piazza Stazione station.

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Rome to Villa San Giovanni train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Villa S.Giovanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Villa San Giovanni is 691 km. It takes approximately 6h 53m to drive from Rome to Villa San Giovanni.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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There are 204+ hotels available in Villa San Giovanni. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Rome and Villa San Giovanni. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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