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Taking the train from Brindisi to Rome in 5 hours 17 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Brindisi to Rome? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 6 hours 33 minutes to travel the 477 km from Brindisi to Rome by train, although you can get there in as little as 5 hours 17 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 9 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or Trenitalia. As the main train operators on this route, all offer comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

Train tickets from Brindisi to Rome start from $15.28 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Rome? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Brindisi to Rome by train

It takes an average of 6h 33m to travel from Brindisi to Rome by train, over a distance of around 296 miles (477 km). There are normally 9 trains per day traveling from Brindisi to Rome and tickets for this journey start from $15.28 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 17m
PriceFrom $15.28
Distance296 miles (477 km)
Frequency9 trains per day
First train04:00
Last train20:53
Departure stationBrindisi
Arrival stationRome
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsMarino, Itabus, Trenitalia, Flixbus

Brindisi to Rome train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brindisi to Rome for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
03:00 09:03 6h 3m, 1 change
05:28 10:55 5h 27m, direct
06:34 11:55 5h 21m, direct
06:54 15:10 8h 16m, 2 changes
10:38 15:55 5h 17m, direct
12:31 17:55 5h 24m, direct
13:45 21:27 7h 42m, 1 change
16:38 21:55 5h 17m, direct
19:53 06:08 10h 15m, 1 change

Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Brindisi to Rome

You can travel from Brindisi to Rome on Frecciarossa, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h). The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat). From December 2021, you can also travel with Frecciarossa from Milan to Paris via Turin, Modane and Chambéry. The trains are operated by Trenitalia France and have 4 levels of service - Standard, Business, Executive and Meeting Room - and two types of carriages: Silence Area, for those who want to travel in total tranquillity, and Allegro Area, for those who want to chat with their fellow passengers.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoRob Dammers, under licence CC 2.0

Frecciargento "silver arrow" high-speed trains connect the main cities of the north-west, central and southern Italy at speeds of up to 155 mph (250 km/h). All Frecciargento trains are equipped with a food carriage, free WiFi, reclining seats and power sockets. There are two levels of service – First Class and Second Class. First Class travellers can enjoy reclining leather seats, welcome service with drink and a sweet or savoury snack, and a free morning newspaper.

Cheap train tickets from Brindisi to Rome

The price of train tickets from Brindisi to Rome starts at $15.28 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Brindisi to Rome by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Brindisi to Rome

Want to know more about your journey from Brindisi to Rome? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Brindisi to Rome take?

The average journey time by train between Brindisi and Rome is 6 hours and 33 minutes, with around 9 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Brindisi and Rome by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brindisi to Rome is 5 hours and 17 minutes.

How much does the train from Brindisi to Rome cost?

Train tickets from Brindisi to Rome can start from as little as $15.28 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Brindisi to Rome?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Brindisi to Rome without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Brindisi to Rome each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Brindisi to Rome leave?

The first train from Brindisi to Rome leaves at 04:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brindisi to Rome leave?

The last train from Brindisi to Rome leaves at 20:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Brindisi and Rome by train?

Trains travelling from Brindisi to Rome cover a distance of around 296 miles (477 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rome to Brindisi.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brindisi to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/18/2023 for travel on 05/18/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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