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There are 41 intercity buses per day from Rome to Naples. Traveling by bus from Rome to Naples usually takes around 2 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 30 minutes.
|Distance||117 mi (188 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 30m|
|Trips per day||40|
|Most frequent service||Itabus|
How much is a bus ticket from Rome to Naples?
Typically $7.93 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Naples. 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
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 $14 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rome to Naples in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $25 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
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 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $8.06 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Rome to Naples?
There are 6 bus lines from Rome to Naples available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 29 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:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Fiumicino Express||5||2h 33m||$27.73|
|Inter Saj||1||2h 37m||$24.22|
|Union Ivkoni||2||2d 10h 30m||$131.57|
Book Fiumicino Express from Rome to Naples from $26. There are 5 trips per day offered by Fiumicino Express from Rome to Naples and you can expect on average to pay for a Fiumicino Express ticket to Naples. In Rome, Fiumicino Express departs to Naples from Ciampino Airport Piazza Leonardo da Vinci . In Naples, Fiumicino Express arrives at Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156 .
An average trip on Fiumicino Express from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available Fiumicino Express trip will get you to Naples 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 Naples.
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 15 trips from Rome to Naples, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 56 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.
Book Inter Saj from Rome to Naples from $24. Typically there is one Inter Saj schedule per day from Rome to Naples and you can expect on average to pay for a Inter Saj ticket to Naples. In Rome, Inter Saj departs to Naples from Tiburtina Bus Station (Inside) . In Naples, Inter Saj arrives at Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop .
An average trip on Inter Saj from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours and 37 minutes , while the fastest available Inter Saj trip will get you to Naples in 2 hours and 30 minutes .
Book Itabus from Rome to Naples from $2. There are 29 trips per day offered by Itabus from Rome to Naples and you can expect on average to pay for a Itabus ticket to Naples. In Rome, Itabus departs to Naples from Largo Mazzoni Guido 3 and one other station. In Naples, Itabus arrives at Metropark Central Parking .
An average trip on Itabus from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours and 46 minutes , while the fastest available Itabus trip will get you to Naples in 2 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Itabus offers 33 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Naples.
Book Marino from Rome to Naples from $14. There are 2 trips per day offered by Marino from Rome to Naples and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Naples. In Rome, Marino departs to Naples from Largo Guido Mazzoni . In Naples, Marino arrives at Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156 .
An average trip on Marino from Rome to Naples takes 3 hours and 5 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Naples in 2 hours and 30 minutes .
On weekends, Marino offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Naples.
Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable buses offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 2 trips per day on the route from Rome to Naples, and the trip usually takes 58 hours and 30 minutes to complete.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Rome to Naples 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 Naples?
The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 117 miles from Rome to Naples. 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?
Because many passengers travel from Rome to Naples at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Rome to Naples, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many bus departures serve Naples 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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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.
Where does the bus leave from in Rome?
Main departure station: Largo Mazzoni Guido 3
Buses to Naples leave from 6 stations in Rome.
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)
Where does the bus arrive in Naples?
Main arrival station: Metropark Central Parking
Buses arrive in Naples at 5 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
All bus stations in Naples:
Metropark Central Parking
Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156
Corso Arnaldo Lucci 156
Viale Fulco Ruffo di Calabria, 10
Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop
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