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There are 8 ways to get from Vatican City to Brindisi by plane, train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Fly to Brindisi  •  3h 1m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brindisi (BDS) FCO - BDS

7 alternative options

Fly to Bari, train  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bari (BRI) FCO - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Brindisi

Train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Fa / ...

Bus  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Brindisi 573 / ...

Leonetti Bus  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the Leonetti Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Brindisi - Autorità Portuale Rome

Night train  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Brindisi Ini

Rideshare  •  6h 38m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Brindisi 615.5 km

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Brindisi 617.1 km

Vatican City to Brindisi by subway and train

The journey time between Vatican City and Brindisi is around 5h 27m and covers a distance of around 594 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 6m. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità and Trenitalia Frecce, the Vatican City to Brindisi service departs from Cipro and arrives in Brindisi. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
5h 21m
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
5h 27m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 6m
Journey distance:
594 km
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
€42
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:48
Last service departs at:
17:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Brindisi subway and train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Brindisi is to bus which costs €27 - €40 and takes 8h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to Brindisi is to fly which costs €16 - €120 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatican City to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli and arriving at Brindisi via Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to Brindisi. However, there are services departing from Cipro and arriving at Brindisi via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Brindisi is 479 km. The road distance is 617.1 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Brindisi without a car is to train which takes 6h 7m and costs €40 - €140.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Vatican City to Brindisi, including transfers.

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Vatican City to Brindisi bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Vatican City to Brindisi train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Brindisi is to fly which takes 3h 1m and costs €16 - €120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €40 - €140 and takes 6h 7m, you could also bus, which costs €27 - €40 and takes 8h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Brindisi.
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  • Distance: 479.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Brindisi, Italy?

Ryanair and Alitalia fly from Vatican City to Brindisi 4 times a day. Alternatively, Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Brindisi 4 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €130 and the journey takes 4h 57m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€8 - €140
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€4 - €85
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €290
Flights from Rome to Bari
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €220
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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Roma Termini to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
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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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 Bari Centrale to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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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TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Rome - Tiburtina station to Brindisi - Autorità Portuale
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
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 Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €32
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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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Vatican City to Brindisi bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Vatican City to Brindisi train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Brindisi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Brindisi is 617 km. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Vatican City to Brindisi.

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

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There are 547+ hotels available in Brindisi. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Rome Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €7 - €9.

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