How to get from Rome to Naples?

This article is about how to get from Rome to Naples: distance, travel time, stops, and cost

Rome to Naples: how to get yourself?

You can get from Rome to Naples by train, bus, plane, or car. Depending on the carrier you choose, train travel time is from 1 to 2.5 hours, and the ticket cost starts from EUR 12. Rome to Naples bus will take you in 2 hours 40 minutes, and the ticket cost is also EUR 12. You can get to Naples by plane in just 55 minutes, and this will cost you from EUR 78. Finally, a taxi or a pre-booked transfer will get there in 2 hours 15 minutes, but the journey cost starts from EUR 320. How many kilometres are there between Rome and Naples? The distance is 229 km.

When planning a journey, keep in mind that Capodichino Airport is 6 km from Naples, so you'll have to get from it to the city either by bus or by taxi. There is only one kind of public transport that runs at night - and it's bus, so if you miss it, you'll have to take a taxi or book a transfer for you night journey. It is notable that trains and buses often depart with delay. And, by the way, if you buy a ticket at the railway station, don't forget to punch it. Otherwise, it will be considered invalid.

Neapolitan story

The main sightseeing place which many visitors come to Naples for is definitely Mount Vesuvius. It is 15 km from the city and is well seen from any spot of it. And, of course, you can't come to Naples and not see Pompeii and Herculaneum. It is known that these cities were once prosperous ones, but after the eruption of Vesuvius they got buried under the ash. In general, Naples is very rich in beautiful buildings and archaeological monuments. So, in the city, you can visit a large number of different castles and palaces. And the Royal Palace of Naples, Cathedral, and the National Archaeological Museum deserve special attention.

Train from Rome to Naples

Train from Rome to Naples
Price

~€19

Waiting time

30 min

Duration

~1,5 h

Clients

Couple

There are three trains from Rome to Naples - Intercity, Regionale, and Frecciarossa high-speed one. The journey time of the first two is 2 hours 7 minutes and 2 hours 35 minutes respectively, and the express train travel time is 1 hour 7 minutes. The usual regional train ticket costs EUR 11.8, and the fast train ticket cost is from EUR 39.9. The trains depart from Rome railway station and arrive at Naples central railway station. There are no journeys at night, but trains run until almost midnight. You can buy tickets online, in a railway ticket office, or with the help of a special machine which is at the station.

Train from Rome to Naples:

Frecciarossa/Intercity/Regionale

Schedule:

From 05:36am to 10:40pm

Route:

Termini train station – Main Train station of Naples

Duration:

from 1 h 37 min (30 – to Termini, 1 h 07 – train)

Waiting time:

30 min

Comfort level:

High: roomy cabin, large windows, comfortable seats with armrests, room for luggage

Price:

from 19.3 euro (7.5 – to Termini, from 11.8 – train)

Clients:

those who prefer to save money, couples with no children, no large luggage, those who know the route, young tourists

How to find Rome to Naples train platform:

The trains are not assigned to certain platforms, and the number of the platform is written on a ticket. Also, it appears on all information boards just before the train enters the station.

Rome to Naples bus

Rome to Naples bus
Price

€20

Waiting time

2,5 h

Duration

~3 h

Clients

Ind.tourist

You can also get Rome to Naples bus which departs from Roma Tiburtina railway station and arrives at Via Lucci Metropark stop in Naples (it is right behind the railway station). There are several journeys a day with the first shuttle departing late at night. The travel time is 2 hours 40 minutes, and the ticket cost is EUR 12. There are comfortable seats inside the shuttle, so you can even sleep for a while if you want to. Tickets can be bought in the railway ticket office or from the driver.

Bus from Rome to Naples:

direct bus

Schedule:

From 03:15am to 09:30pm

Route:

Tiburtina railway station – Via Lucci Metropark at Naples

Duration:

3 h 10 min (30 – to Tiburtina, 2 h 40 min – bus)

Waiting time:

from 2.5 h

Comfort level:

Medium: soft seats, sockets, WC, enough room for luggage

Price:

20 euro (8 – to Tiburtina, 17 – bus)

Clients:

couples with no children, young tourists, those who want to save money, no large luggage

How to find Rome to Naples bus stop:

You can get from Fiumicino Airport to Tiburtina railway station by metro (Line A). The ticket type is regional.

Flights from Rome to Naples

Flights from Rome to Naples
Price

from €81

Waiting time

2,5 h

Duration

~1 h

Clients

Ind.tourist

The direct air connection between Rome and Naples is established by the Alitalia carrier. This is a low-cost airline, so though its ticket cost is quite attractive, note that planes flying to Naples are of low comfort level - you'll have to pay extra for your luggage, and there are no free drinks or meals on board. Flights from Rome to Naples depart three times a day, and there are no flights at night. The travel time is 55 minutes, and the ticket costs from EUR 78. Naples Capodichino Airport is 6 km from the city, so after arriving you'll also have to take a bus or a taxi to get to Naples.

Flights from Rome to Naples:

Alitalia

Schedule:

few flights per day

Route:

Fiumicino Airport - Naples Capodichino Airport

Duration:

1 h 05 min (55 min – plane, 10 min – shuttle from airport to Naples)

Waiting time:

from 2.5 h between flights

Comfort level:

Medium: little room between seats and in the aisle, room for hand luggage, no free meals or drinks

Price:

from 81 euro (78 – plane, 3 – shuttle)

Clients:

wealthy travellers, businessmen, aged tourists, families with no children, those who are in a hurry

How to get from Capodichino Airport to Naples:

You can get to Naples city centre by Alibus shuttle that will take you to Piazza Municipio square which is in the city centre.

Taxi from Rome to Naples. Transfer

Taxi from Rome to Naples. Transfer
Price

€320

Waiting time

5 min

Duration

~2 h

Clients

Family

Getting from Rome to Naples by transfer or taking a taxi on the spot is a great idea because in this case travellers don't have to rack their brains over all things that could occur during a trip, as well as buying tickets and other things. Car travel is especially popular among families with children and those who are afraid to get lost in Rome. A private transfer will run to Naples in 2 hours 15 minutes, and this will cost a minimum of EUR 320. The journey cost can be higher - it all depends on the car class and the quantity of amenities inside.

Schedule:

24/7

Route:

to a hotel in Naples or by adress

Duration:

2 h 15 min

Waiting time:

Taxi on the spot: 5-10 minutes,
you don't have to wait for a transfer in a queue of other passengers, the driver will be waiting for you on time with a nameplate at the exit from the arrival area

Comfort level:

Taxi: journey with no stops and no other passengers
Pre-booked transfer: baby seats, air-conditioner, request stops, online payment opportunity, help with luggage, a bottle of mineral water as a gift

Price:

from €320

Clients:

large groups of people, families with children, large luggage, businessmen, night arrival, aged tourists, first time in Rome/Naples/Italy

How to find a taxistand to Naples at Rome Airport:

Taxis and transfers can be found at stands near the exits from Fiumicino Airport Terminal 1,2,3, and 5 buildings.

How to get from Rome to Naples:

How to get from Rome to Naples

Travel from Rome to Naples is a great pleasure because there are various kinds of transport serving the route between these cities. To choose the right option and get from Rome to Naples without any problems, it is important to take into account the travel time and the ticket cost because these factors are essential.

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