Traveling by train from Rome to Salerno is an easy and comfortable journey. The distance from Rome to Salerno is 165 miles and many Freccia high-speed trains make the trip in just 1 hour and 25 minutes. Ticket prices on this route range between $20 and $115 US.
The Rome to Salerno train takes you south through Italy’s romantic Lazio and Campania regions. Your train may stop in Naples along the way. The faster routes will simply stop to let passengers off and on. However, you may be required to change trains if you’re traveling on one of the slower, less expensive regional trains.
Salerno is the jumping-off point for Italy’s popular Amalfi Coast. From the city of Salerno you can take a boat, or a narrow, winding road to Amalfi’s delightful beaches and seaside villages.
Rome to Salerno train times
Trenitalia trains leave Rome Termini station once or twice per hour for Salerno Station — averaging 71 trains per day. The earliest Trenitalia train to Salerno leaves Rome Termini station at 5:31 a.m. The last train to Salerno leaves Rome Termini at 11:58 p.m.
Note that weekends and holidays typically mean less frequent service and sometimes longer travel times.
Amenities on the Freccia trains between Rome and Salerno
Many of Trenitalia’s Freccia AV trains make the journey between Rome and Salerno in just 1 hour and 25 minutes, traveling up to 155 miles per hour.
Italy’s high-speed trains are equipped with air conditioning and electrical outlets at your seat to charge devices. There is WiFi on Frecciarossa and Frecciargento trains, but the signal will drop in tunnels and at stations. Expect a cafe car on every train, as well as food cart that brings snacks, sandwiches and beverages to your seat. At the end of each car you’ll find a restroom and plenty of racks to store large luggage.
Termini is Rome’s large, international train station and the main transportation hub for public transportation in Rome. Located in the center of the city, Roma Termini provides daily service to all major Italian cities as well as many major European cities. From Termini you can also catch the Leonardo Express train to Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino airport.
Salerno’s main train station is simply known as Salerno Station. While relatively small, the station provides all the basic amenities travellers need — including shops and a cafe. Salerno Station is a transportation hub for the Campania region, including Italy’s popular Amalfi Coast. From Salerno Station travelers can easily access Salerno’s port to board cruise ships.