Rome to Sorrento bus
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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Rome to Sorrento. Traveling by bus from Rome to Sorrento usually takes around 5 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Marozzi bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.
|Distance||132 mi (212 km)|
|Shortest duration||3h 50m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus|
How much is a bus ticket from Rome to Sorrento?
Typically $31.49 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Sorrento. At this price a bus trip is a cheap way to travel from Rome to Sorrento. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $27 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rome to Sorrento in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $38 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
What bus companies travel from Rome to Sorrento?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Rome to Sorrento that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.
First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Rome to Sorrento, and usually makes the trip in about 5 hours and 17 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Rome to Sorrento during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride from Rome to Sorrento?
The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 212 kilometers from Rome to Sorrento. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Rome?
The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00am. To see the times for all buses from Rome to Sorrento, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
Rome is a city rich in cultural heritage, as well as one of the most romantic destinations in Europe. To fully understand the city’s extraordinary history, visitors should take the time to visit the Capitoline Museums, where the collections include hundreds of sculptures as well as the Capitoline Wolf, the symbol of Rome itself. The famous Trevi’s Fountain is also on the must-see list of many travelers. Boasting an amazing baroque design with mythological motifs, the fountain is one of the most photogenic spots in the city, and it is located near the principal shopping area. If you wish to check out some of the city’s most iconic structures, head over to the Sistine Chapel, which houses the famous fresco by Michelangelo.
Rome is every foodie’s heaven. As you explore the city’s food scene, don’t hesitate to take the chance to try out a local specialty, artichokes. The best place to try these out is at Nonna Betta. For those who want to try the famous Roma coffee, Caffe Sant'Eustachio might be the right spot.
The principal train station in Rome is the Termini station. The main bus station is Roma Tiburtina. The city’s air services are fulfilled by three airports: Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, Rome Ciampino Airport, and Roma-Urbe, of which the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport is the largest.
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Sorrento is a small city overlooking the Bay of Naples in Southern Italy. Sorrento has earned a variety of monikers, including Land of Mermaids, Land of Colors, and Land of Orange and Lemon Groves. If those aren't enough to entice you, then perhaps the promise of history and elegant Greek, Roman, and medieval architecture will convince you to make a stop.
With the romantic appeal of the Piazza Tasso and its multitude of restaurants and bars, as well as the whimsical Church of San Francesco, Sorrento is the perfect place for a couples' getaway.
Explore the Museo Correale, originally the private residence of the aristocratic Correale family, and experience the height of decadence in the 24 rooms on show. If you'd like to splurge on some decadence yourself, Corso Italia and Via San Cesareo are Sorrento's main shopping streets. You'll find many local shops offering made-to-measure items, as well as hand-painted ceramics and every product imaginable made from the region's famous lemons. Hello, limoncello.
As a popular tourist destination, Sorrento has plenty of options for travel to the city. Naples Airport is close by and served by many major airlines, and frequent bus services run between Naples and Sorrento. FlixBus also allows access to the city from places like Florence and Siena.
Where does the bus leave from in Rome?
Main departure station: Largo Guido Mazzoni
Rome's main long-distance bus station, known as Autostazione Tiburtina, is located on Largo Guido Mazzoni in the northeast of the city. The modern, state-of-the-art facility has several small food outlets, restrooms, and left luggage facilities. Bus companies like FlixBus and RegioJet operate routes from Tiburtina to destinations including Venice and Prague. It can be accessed via the city's metro line B and is just a short walk to Roma Tiburtina railway station. Several hotels, bars, and restaurants line the nearby Via Tiburtina for the perfect welcome to the Eternal City.
All bus stations in Rome:
Largo Guido Mazzoni
Where does the bus arrive in Sorrento?
Main arrival station: Corso Italia 259
There's a FlixBus stop at Corso Italia 259 in Sorrento, plus another stop nearby for other bus types. Buses run to Rome, Bari, Florence, and Naples. There's a sign to note where the bus stop is, but no waiting area or seating. Luckily, the stop is on a lively road with a few shops and cafes down the street. It's also close to major sights and the coast, meaning you can find large hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, and other amenities a short walk away.
Bus stations in Sorrento:
Corso Italia 259
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