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Take the train from Rome to Napoli

The train from Rome to Napoli (Naples) takes just 1h 07m on the fastest services. High-speed Frecciarossa and Italo trains run between Rome and Napoli, travelling along the Rome–Naples high-speed railway at speeds of up to 300km/h. 49 direct trains per day depart from Rome to Napoli Centrale station, with the first service departing at 07:00 and the last train at 23:24. If you’re travelling to Napoli straight from Rome–Fiumicino Airport, take the Leonardo Express shuttle service to Rome Termini station and jump on to a connecting direct service to Napoli Centrale – it’s super-simple!

Napoli is the gateway to the fascinating ruins of Pompeii, so don’t waste any time once you arrive. To get to Pompeii, take the train from Piazza Garibaldi – which is on the lower level of Napoli Centrale – to Pompei station. Tickets are less than €3 and the train takes 38m – it’s a perfect day trip from Naples. If you want to venture further afield, travel to the stunning Amalfi Coast. Simply hop on a high-speed train to Salerno and catch a bus to Positano, Ravello or other idyllic Amalfi villages. Of course, you could always stay in Naples – you won’t be short of things to do!

Ready to travel? Use our Journey Planner to compare ticket prices and train times. Book your tickets in advance to guarantee a seat on a high-speed service. And if you’d like to learn more about the journey, scroll down for FAQs and money-saving tips.

Rome to Napoli Centrale by train

It takes an average of 1h 43m to travel from Rome to Napoli Centrale by train, over a distance of around 117 miles (189 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Rome to Napoli Centrale and tickets for this journey start from €7.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 10m
Price€7.90 - €167.60
Distance117 miles (189 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
Departure stationRome
Arrival stationNapoli Centrale
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Rome to Napoli Centrale train times

Check out the next trains departing from Rome to Napoli Centrale for Saturday 6th Jun 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
05:31 Roma Termini08:12 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2377 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 41m, direct
06:26 Roma Termini08:29 Napoli CentraleIntercity 701 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 03m, direct
07:26 Roma Termini09:29 Napoli CentraleIntercity 35523 Trenitalia Get tickets2h 03m, direct
07:36 Roma Termini10:36 Napoli CentraleRegionale 2381 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 00m, direct
10:00 Roma Termini11:12 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9511 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 12m, direct
11:00 Roma Termini12:12 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9515 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 12m, direct
11:38 Roma Termini12:48 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9405 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 10m, direct
12:00 Roma Termini13:12 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9519 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 12m, direct
13:00 Roma Termini14:13 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9523 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 13m, direct
13:53 Roma Termini15:03 Napoli CentraleFrecciarossa 9311 Trenitalia Get tickets1h 10m, direct

Frecciarossa, Italo, Trenitalia and Frecciargento trains from Rome to Napoli Centrale

You can travel from Rome to Napoli Centrale on Frecciarossa, Italo, 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).

Italo is a high-speed train operator that runs services between many of the major cities across Italy. All Italo trains are modern, air conditioned, and have free WiFi available for all travellers. There are four comfort classes, or "ambiances", as Italo like to call them – Smart (the cheapest price), Comfort (with wider seats and extra legroom), Prima (with a welcome selection of food and drink, fast track boarding and extra space), and Executive Club (with all Prima services, extra-wide seats, access to Italo Club lounges and personal entertainment screens at your seat).

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 Rome to Napoli Centrale

Train tickets from Rome to Napoli Centrale start at €7.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €37.60.
lowest price found
from7.90
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price32.05
on the day
avg. single price37.60

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 Rome to Napoli Centrale 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Rome to Napoli Centrale? 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 Rome to Napoli Centrale take?

The average journey time by train between Rome and Napoli Centrale is 1 hour and 43 minutes, with around 16 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 Rome and Napoli Centrale by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Rome to Napoli Centrale is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Rome to Napoli Centrale cost?

Train tickets from Rome to Napoli Centrale can start from as little as €7.90 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 Rome to Napoli Centrale?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Rome to Napoli Centrale without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from Rome to Napoli Centrale. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Rome to Napoli Centrale leave?

The first train from Rome to Napoli Centrale leaves at 05:31. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Rome to Napoli Centrale leave?

The last train from Rome to Napoli Centrale leaves at 22:00. 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 Rome and Napoli Centrale by train?

Trains travelling from Rome to Napoli Centrale cover a distance of around 117 miles (189 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Napoli Centrale to Rome. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Rome to Napoli Centrale.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Rome to Napoli Centrale for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2020. 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 01/06/2020 for travel on 16/07/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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