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Rome to Taranto by train

The journey from Rome to Taranto by train is 265.78 mi and takes 7 hr 17 min. There are 10 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:31 AM and the last at 11:58 PM. It is possible to travel from Rome to Taranto by train for as little as $18.37 or as much as $205.27. The best price for this journey is $18.37.

Lowest Price$18.37
Journey Duration7 hr 17 min
Connection per Day10
Lowest Price$18.37
Highest Price$205.27
First Departure5:31 AM
Last Departure11:58 PM
Distance265.78 mi
DepartureRome
ArrivalTaranto
CarriersFreccialink, Intercity NotteMore

Rome to Taranto Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Feb 23, 2024

Travel by train from Rome to Taranto 

The average journey from Rome to Taranto takes on average 7 hr 17 min. Around 10 trains depart a day from Rome to Taranto. The average price is $77.99, and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $18.37.

If you travel from Rome to Taranto by train, you will leave from Roma Termini station, located in the heart of the city.

Transportation is provided by the Trenitalia train company and there are several possible trains to take, in combination with each other. 

  • Frecciarossa and Frecciargento: the fastest and most expensive trains.
  • Regional Train: a slow and cheap train, it takes longer to reach the final destination, when compared with alternative No. 3.
  • Fast Regional Train: is a faster alternative than Regional Train, at the same price.
  • Intercity: in this train you can select your seat for free. 

Within the No. 2 and No. 3 train types, you will not have WiFi service or seat selection options. These are cheaper alternatives, but we recommend that you change trains and upgrade to a higher category at some point in your journey to make your trip more comfortable and faster.

Inside Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains you will have free Wi-Fi, seats, and places to store your luggage. From Premium Class, there is an on-board welcome service offering snacks and hot and cold drinks, served at your seat.

As for seats, you can choose from the following alternatives, listed from cheapest to most expensive:

  • Standard Class
  • Premium Class
  • Business Class
  • Executive Class

From Rome to Taranto, the train is one of the best ways to travel. Once you reach the city of Taranto, you will not run out of things to do or see. In the old city, we recommend visiting the Aragonese Castle, which is also the symbol of the city. Also not to be missed is the Temple of Poseidon. If you are passionate about museums, enjoy a visit to MArTA, the National Archaeological Museum. Don't forget to visit the Cathedral of San Cataldo and the Taranto Underground. 

If you are planning to visit Taranto from Rome by train, let Virail advise you. We compare thousands of train, bus and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check our convenient price calendar below and find the best prices among all available public transportation between Rome and Taranto.

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Cheap train tickets from Rome to Taranto
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Rome to Taranto.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Rome to Taranto, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Rome to Taranto.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $1.03 to $74.92 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 99% on your trip!

Find the best day to travel to Taranto by train

When travelling to Taranto by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

FrecciaLink, an intermodal service by Trenitalia, bridges train and bus travel to link destinations beyond the reach of high-speed trains. During summers, FrecciaLink serves picturesque coastal areas such as Sorrento and Piombino. In the colder months, it provides access to stunning mountain destinations including Cortina d’Ampezzo and Madonna di Campiglio. Additionally, FrecciaLink facilitates travel to cities of art like Assisi and Matera.

Frecciargento is a high-speed train service operated by Trenitalia, the national railway company of Italy. The name "Frecciargento" means "silver arrow" in Italian, and the trains are known for their sleek, modern design and fast speeds. Frecciargento trains run on high-speed lines and conventional lines, connecting major cities across Italy, including Rome, Verona, Milan, Venice, Florence, and Naples. Frecciargento is one of several high-speed train services offered by Trenitalia, including Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca.

Itabus is a bus company that operates in Italy, offering long-distance bus services between major cities and airports. It provides service to Milan, Rome, Bologna, Venice, and other key cities in Italy. Itabus aims to provide affordable and sustainable travel options for passengers, with a focus on reducing carbon emissions and promoting eco-friendly practices.

Italo, a subsidiary of the Italian railway company Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori (NTV), operates a high-speed train service throughout Italy. The 2012 launch of Italo trains, which are both conventional and high-speed, provides travelers with speedy and comfortable travel across Italy. The 300 km/h speed ensures regular and comfortable transportation to major cities like Rome, Naples, Florence, and Milan.

Marino Bus is an Italian bus company that operates both domestic and international routes. Marino Bus operates routes to major Italian cities such as Rome, Milan, Florence, Bologna, and Naples, as well as international destinations such as Paris, Barcelona, and Munich. Marino Bus provides a range of services including bus rentals and intercity buses, connecting various destinations in France, Switzerland, Germany, and Luxembourg.

Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane is the owner of Trenitalia, which serves as the main train operator in Italy. The high-speed Frecciarossa trains link Milan, Rome, Naples, Florence, and Turin at speeds of up to 300 km/h (186 mph). Frecciargento and Frecciabianca are two other high-speed services that operate at slightly slower rates but provide connectivity to smaller cities and towns. Trenitalia operates regional and intercity train, and provides international connections to neighboring countries through EuroCity trains.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Rome to Taranto

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Frecciargento, Italo and DB - Intercity when traveling from Rome to Taranto.

Second Class

In Frecciargento's Standard Class, you can spend time on the FRECCE Portal, enjoy a comfortable journey in adjustable seats, charge your devices using electrical outlets, and taste delicious food and drinks at the FrecciaBistrò bar.
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First Class

In Frecciargento's First Class, you'll enjoy all the amenities found in Second Class plus more spacious and comfortable seats. Additionally, you'll be treated to complimentary snacks and a small welcome drink of either coffee or prosecco.
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Smart

With the Smart ambiance, experience all the comforts and services of Italo at an affordable price.
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Prima

Experience the best of Italo with the Prima ambiance, providing you with maximum comfort and top-notch services for your entire journey.
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Club Executive

For an even more luxurious and relaxing trip, opt for the Club Ambiance. Here, you'll delight in ultimate comfort and pampering with spacious individual seating arrangements.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

In the First Class of SBB Intercity, you can benefit from personal power socket, more comfortable seats, and larger luggage space. Some IC trains also offer quiet zones and business areas.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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On Frecciargento trains, free WiFi is available. Use their Portale FRECCE service to watch movies, TV, and catch up on news. It also provides travel updates and additional booking options.
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Every seat comes with its power socket to keep your devices charged.
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On Frecciargento trains, you won't face any restrictions on the amount of luggage you can bring on board. You can easily stow small bags and items in overhead racks or under your seat, while larger suitcases can be placed in the luggage racks situated in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Special assistance is a call away for those who require it. Dial the toll-free 800 90 60 60 from Italian landlines or the international number +3902323232 from any phone, including from abroad.
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On Frecciargento trains, the FrecciaBistrò café-bar offers snacks, meals, and drinks. Use the Portale FRECCE portal for easy in-seat ordering or approach the staff. First Class travelers enjoy complimentary water, coffee, and a snack choice.
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No matter the weather outside, stay comfortably cool with onboard air-conditioning.
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Folding bikes are allowed as hand luggage, while non-folding bikes need to be disassembled and placed in travel cases shown to the conductor or platform staff before boarding, and stowed in a specific part of the train.
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Italo trains come equipped with free WiFi and the ItaloLive entertainment portal, featuring an array of movies, shows, news, and more.
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All Italo trains provide power sockets at each seat.
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Your train ticket comes with a luggage allowance, which you need to store in specified areas on Italo trains. In Smart ambience coaches, there's a size limit, so ensure your luggage doesn't exceed 75 x 53 x 30 cm. Adhering to these guidelines helps you avoid any penalties.
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For travelers with reduced mobility, Italo trains have priority seating located near an accessible restroom, which includes tactile and Braille signage.
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On Italo trains, while there's no dedicated dining carriage, vending machines in Coaches 3 and 7 (AGV trains) or Coaches 3 and 6 (EVO trains) offer snacks and drinks. Prima Ambience passengers receive a complimentary Welcome Service with a variety of snacks and beverages served at their seat. For an even more luxurious experience, Club Executive Ambience travelers enjoy an exclusive onboard catering service with espresso, pastries, and drinks delivered by attentive staff.
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All Italo trains are equipped with air-conditioning.
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Prams, pushchairs, and folding bicycles are considered standard luggage and should be stored in designated spaces on Italo trains. Oversized luggage and standard bicycles are not allowed. We recommend protecting your bicycle with a cover.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Freccialink, Itabus and Frecciargento from Rome to Taranto
Compare services on board when travelling from Rome to Taranto by train.
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Rome to Taranto CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
29.94kg
Bus
32.08kg
Flight
85.55kg
Car
68.44kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Rome to Taranto by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Rome and Taranto are 29.94kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Rome and Taranto? By taking the train between Rome and Taranto you will save 55.61kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.14kg compared to a bus and 38.5kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Rome to Taranto?
A train ticket from Rome to Taranto is $77.99. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $18.37.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Rome to Taranto?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Rome to Taranto is $18.37. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Rome and Taranto by train?
Rome to Taranto is 265.78 mi.
How long does the train between Rome and Taranto take?
Rome to Taranto is on average 7 hr 17 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hr 42 min.
Which companies operate from Rome to Taranto?
The train journey from Rome to Taranto is covered by 10 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Freccialink, Intercity Notte, Itabus, Frecciargento, Trenitalia, Italo, DB - Intercity, Marino Bus, Italo Treno, FlixBus and Frecciarossa.
How many train connections per day go from Rome to Taranto?
Rome to Taranto has 10 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Rome to Taranto leave?
The earliest train from Rome to Taranto departs at 5:31 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Rome to Taranto depart?
The latest train from Rome to Taranto departs at 11:58 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Rome to Taranto in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $18.37 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Rome to Taranto?
There are 11 station(s) that you can depart from Rome to go to Taranto. You can go from Rome Ciampino Airport, Rome Termini, Rome Ostiense, Rome Tiburtina, Rome Tuscolana, Rome Balduina, Fiumicino Aeroporto Internazionale, Roma Monte Mario, Rome S. Pietro, Rome Trastevere and Rome Nomentana and you can arrive at Taranto Porto Mercantile, Taranto Via Mascherpa and Bellavista.
How many direct connections depart from Rome to Taranto?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Rome to go to Taranto.
What's the fastest journey time between Rome to Taranto by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Rome and Taranto is 4 hr 42 min.
Is there a direct train from Rome to Taranto?
Yes, there is a direct train between Rome and Taranto.
What are the CO2 emissions for Rome to Taranto by train?
The train journey from Rome to Taranto creates 29.94kg of CO2 emissions.

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