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Journey Information

There are 38 intercity buses per day from Naples to Rome. Traveling by bus from Naples to Rome usually takes around 2 hours and 48 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance117 mi (188 km)
Shortest duration2h 30m
Cheapest price$1.93
Trips per day38
Most frequent serviceItabus
Bus lines5

How much is a bus ticket from Naples to Rome?

Typically $3.84 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Rome. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. 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

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $12 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Naples to Rome in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $24 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $13.56 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Naples to Rome?

There are 5 bus lines from Naples to Rome available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 28 daily trips, Itabus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Fiumicino Express52h 32m$25.90
FlixBus142h 52m$7.01
Inter Saj12h 31m$22.90
Itabus282h 46m$8.70
Marino23h 3m$13.29
  • Fiumicino Express

    Fiumicino Express

    Book Fiumicino Express from Naples to Rome from $24. There are 5 trips per day offered by Fiumicino Express from Naples to Rome and you can expect on average to pay for a Fiumicino Express ticket to Rome. In Naples, Fiumicino Express departs to Rome from Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156 . In Rome, Fiumicino Express arrives at Ciampino Airport Piazza Leonardo da Vinci .

    An average trip on Fiumicino Express from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available Fiumicino Express trip will get you to Rome in 2 hours and 30 minutes .

    On weekends, Fiumicino Express offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Rome.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 14 trips from Naples to Rome, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 52 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Inter Saj

    Inter Saj

    Inter Saj is a regional bus company based in Bari, a city close to the heel of Italy's boot, with services to cities like Bari, Quattromiglia, Rome, Policoro, and Milan. Inter Saj welcomes passengers on board with air conditioning – which is especially nice during those hot Italian summers. There's also onboard WiFi for entertainment during longer trips.

  • Itabus

    Itabus

    Itabus is an Italian bus company servicing the whole peninsula, including major tourist hotspots like Rome, Trieste, and Catania. The company has both single and double-decker buses with clean, comfortable seats, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and air conditioning. Upgrade to a premium ticket for even larger seats and extendable armchairs.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Marino buses travel across Italy to cities such as Naples, Padua, and Lecce, and into neighboring countries including France, Switzerland, and Germany. Their fleet features comfortable reclining seats, air conditioning, complimentary WiFi connectivity, a restroom, and even a minibar!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Naples to Rome 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 Naples to Rome?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 117 miles from Naples to Rome. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Naples to Rome for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Naples?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Naples to Rome, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 38 scheduled buses that travel from Naples to Rome every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Naples to Rome without transferring.

City Information

Naples

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Founded by the Greeks in the second millennium BC, Naples is one of the oldest cities in Europe. As Southern Italy's largest city, here you'll find an authentic flavor of Italy in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. If that mountain sounds familiar, you may know it as the volcano that destroyed the nearby Roman town of Pompeii. One of the best day trips from Naples is traveling to Pompeii and walking through this town preserved in ash.

With its over 2,500 years of history, Naples is naturally home to a diverse range of architectural styles. As you walk around, see if you can identify the influences of different eras and foreign rulers.

If the city's singular style isn't enough to tempt you, then perhaps learning that Naples is famous as the birthplace of pizza will. Visit any of the many local restaurants to try an authentic Neapolitan pizza with pillowy sourdough crust, buffalo mozzarella, and fresh tomato sauce. Finish your meal at a local cafe to experience Neapolitan coffee culture, complete with elaborate barista performance and scientific preparation techniques.

Get to Naples from many major European cities and even global travel hubs via the city's international airport. Alternatively, travel by rail into Napoli Centrale - Piazza Garibaldi Station from cities across the country. Many national and international bus services also provide access to Naples, often stopping at the central train station for easy transfers.

Rome

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Naples?

Main departure station: Metropark Central Parking

Buses to Rome leave from 5 stations in Naples.

All bus stations in Naples:

  • Metropark Central Parking

  • Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

  • Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156

  • Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop

  • Viale Fulco Ruffo di Calabria, 10

Where does the bus arrive in Rome?

Main arrival station: Largo Mazzoni Guido 3

Buses arrive in Rome at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Rome:

  • Largo Mazzoni Guido 3

  • Largo Guido Mazzoni

  • Ciampino Airport Piazza Leonardo da Vinci

  • Via Vincenzo Giudice

  • Tiburtina Bus Station (Inside)

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