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There are 6 ways to get from Vatican City to Salerno by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Salerno Fr / ...

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Rideshare  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the rideshare from Rome to Salerno 262.5 km

4 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Salerno

Bus via Salerno  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Salerno 538 / ...

Drive  •  2h 42m

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Salerno 266.4 km

Fly, train  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno

Vatican City to Salerno by subway and train

The journey time between Vatican City and Salerno is around 2h 27m and covers a distance of around 278 km. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 38m. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Vatican City to Salerno service departs from Cipro and arrives in Salerno. Typically 255 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 22m
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
2h 27m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 38m
Journey distance:
278 km
Services per week:
255
Cheapest price:
€18
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:43
Last service departs at:
21:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Salerno subway and train schedules

Departing Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Salerno is to rideshare which costs €13 - €15 and takes 3h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to Salerno is to train which costs €18 - €80 and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatican City to Salerno. However, there are services departing from Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli and arriving at Salerno via Rome Stazione Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to Salerno. However, there are services departing from Cipro and arriving at Salerno via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Salerno is 238 km. The road distance is 266.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Salerno without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs €18 - €80.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Vatican City to Salerno, including transfers.

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Vatican City to Salerno bus services, operated by TTI Leonettibus SRL, depart from Rome Stazione Tiburtina station.

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

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Salerno is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs €18 - €80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €14 - €21 and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Salerno.
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  • Distance: 238.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Salerno hourly. Tickets cost €22 - €75 and the journey takes 2h 6m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, TTI Leonettibus SRL operates a bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Salerno 5 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €19 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€8 - €12
Base Standard
€21 - €28
Base Premium
€27 - €40
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Train from Napoli Centrale, Naples to Salerno
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €35
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€13 - €18
Smart Low Cost
€10 - €15
Smart Flex
€23 - €35
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Train from Napoli Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€4 - €7
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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€7 - €9
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
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Rome Stazione Tiburtina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €19
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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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 Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Vatican City to Salerno bus services, operated by TTI Leonettibus SRL, arrive at Salerno station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Salerno is 266 km. It takes approximately 2h 42m to drive from Vatican City to Salerno.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 664+ hotels available in Salerno. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Vatican City and Salerno. 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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