There are 4 ways to get from Sorrento to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi 1
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

20€ - 75€

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Bus  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Sorrento to Roma Marozzi / ...

14€ - 24€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Sorrento to Rome 263.1 km

35€ - 55€

Train, fly  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Sorrento to Napoli P. Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO) NAP - FCO

69€ - 210€

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The cheapest way to get from Sorrento to Rome is to bus which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 3h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Sorrento to Rome is to train which costs 20€ - 75€ and takes 2h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sorrento and arriving at Roma. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sorrento to Rome. However, there are services departing from Sorrento and arriving at Roma Termini via Napoli Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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The distance between Sorrento and Rome is 211 km. The road distance is 263.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sorrento to Rome without a car is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs 20€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Sorrento to Rome, including transfers.

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Sorrento to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Sorrento station.

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Sorrento to Rome train services, operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l., depart from Sorrento station.

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The best way to get from Sorrento to Rome is to train which takes 2h 31m and costs 20€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 3h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Sorrento to Rome.
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  • Distance: 211.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 31m

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

You can take a train from Sorrento to Rome via Napoli P. Garibaldi and Napoli Centrale in around 2h 31m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Sorrento to Roma once daily. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 3h 45m. FlixBus also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Train operators
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Sorrento to Roma
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Marozzi VT
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sorrento to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Sorrento to Rome bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Roma station.

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Sorrento to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorrento to Rome is 263 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Sorrento to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Naples Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Sorrento to Rome bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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