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There are 2 ways to get from Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo by train or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Castel Gandolfo Re

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Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo 26.6 km

Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo by train

The train journey time between Vatican City and Castel Gandolfo is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 26 km. The fastest train normally takes 38 min. Operated by Trenitalia, the Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Castel Gandolfo. Typically 91 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
42 min
Fastest train time:
38 min
Train distance:
26 km
Trains per week:
91
Cheapest price:
€2
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:42
Last train departs at:
21:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo train schedules

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Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Italy from June 3.

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Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Vatican. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Vatican, please check government recommendations.

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Last updated: September 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

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The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo is to drive which costs €3 - €5 and takes 33 min.

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The fastest way to get from Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo is to drive which takes 33 min and costs €3 - €5.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Castel Gandolfo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Vatican City and Castel Gandolfo is 24 km. The road distance is 26.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs €2 - €5.

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The train from Roma Termini to Castel Gandolfo takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Roma Termini station.

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Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Castel Gandolfo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo is 27 km. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Vatican City to Castel Gandolfo.

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  • Distance: 24.2 km
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Castel Gandolfo, Italy?

Trenitalia operates a train from Roma Termini to Castel Gandolfo hourly. Tickets cost €2 - €5 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Castel Gandolfo
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
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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