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Travelling from Salerno to Paestum by train

Looking to travel from Salerno to Paestum by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 40 minutes to travel from Salerno to Paestum by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 23 minutes though. You'll usually find 20 trains per day running along the 22 miles (35 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Paestum. You'll probably be hopping onto a Trenitalia train to get to Paestum, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Salerno to Paestum start from €1.50 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Paestum by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Salerno to Paestum by train

It takes an average of 40m to travel from Salerno to Paestum by train, over a distance of around 22 miles (35 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Salerno to Paestum and tickets for this journey start from €1.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 23m
PriceFrom €1.50
Distance22 miles (35 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
First train05:51
Last train21:08
Departure stationSalerno
Arrival stationPaestum
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Cilento Bus

Salerno to Paestum train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salerno to Paestum for mardi 27 septembre 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:33 08:03 30m, direct
08:33 09:01 28m, direct
11:22 11:45 23m, direct
11:39 13:10 1h 31m, 1 change
11:45 13:10 1h 25m, 1 change
12:53 13:21 28m, direct
13:33 14:02 29m, direct
14:26 14:49 23m, direct
15:01 15:30 29m, direct
16:12 16:46 34m, direct

Trenitalia and Intercity trains from Salerno to Paestum

You can travel from Salerno to Paestum on Trenitalia and Intercity 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.

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.

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Trenitalia's Intercity trains run on standard lines outside the high-speed network, offering more than 90 trains a day that guarantee long and medium distance connections, ensuring wide coverage of the rail network. All Intercity trains are modern and comfortable with plenty of seats, retractable tables, power sockets, air conditioning, courtesy lights and plenty of luggage space. Intercity Night trains allow you to travel overnight in cabins with beds, berths or seating.

Cheap train tickets from Salerno to Paestum

The price of train tickets from Salerno to Paestum starts at €1.50 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 Salerno to Paestum 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Salerno to Paestum? 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 Salerno to Paestum take?

The average journey time by train between Salerno and Paestum is 40 minutes, with around 20 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 Salerno and Paestum by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salerno to Paestum is 23 minutes.

How much does the train from Salerno to Paestum cost?

Train ticket prices from Salerno to Paestum can start from as little as €1.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Salerno to Paestum?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salerno to Paestum without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Salerno to Paestum each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Salerno to Paestum leave?

The first train from Salerno to Paestum leaves at 05:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Salerno to Paestum leave?

The last train from Salerno to Paestum leaves at 21:08. 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 Salerno and Paestum by train?

Trains travelling from Salerno to Paestum cover a distance of around 22 miles (35 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paestum to Salerno.
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. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Salerno to Paestum for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. 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 06/05/2022 for travel on 06/05/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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