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From Rome: Pompeii, Amalfi, and Positano or Sorrento Guided Tour

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  • Discover 3 iconic destinations of Italy – Pompeii, the Amalfi Coast, and Positano – on this guided day trip with round-trip transfers.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access and discover the anecdotes of each place with a local guide.
  • Travel back in time when you visit the mighty ruins, buried under ash after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.
  • See the oldest surviving Roman amphitheater there and wander the excavated streets, learning about the unique history of the site.
  • Soak up the spectacular Amalfi coastline, picture-perfect villages on the mountainside, and the fresh sea breeze.
  • Get a glimpse of local life in one of the most beautiful coastal villages – Positano – as you stroll around or just relax and sip on a refreshing limoncello.

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  • English-speaking tour guide for the day
  • Groups of up to 24 people
  • Local guide in Pompeii
  • Round-trip transportation from Rome by private, air-conditioned coach
  • Tickets and reservation fees for Pompeii
  • Free time in Positano (April to October)
  • Free time in Sorrento (optional)
  • Tip: Be sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and a hat, as Pompeii can get quite hot and sunny during the day.
  • In the event of conditions beyond our control, we may need to alter our itinerary and visit Minori instead of Positano to ensure the safety, quality, and satisfaction of your travel experience.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
RomeRome To Amalfi Coast Tours

The Amalfi Coast is a beautiful coastline that runs along the southern coast of Italy. It's well known for its dramatic cliffs, crystal-clear water, lush vegetation and beautiful beaches. You can enjoy all of this on your Rome to Amalfi coast day trip. The drive takes about two hours, and you'll be able to see the coastline as well as some of the famous attractions like Ravello and Positano.

Why Take a Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Why Take a Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip>
  • Just about 275 km away from Rome, the Amalfi Coast is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in southern Italy. 
  • The Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip is a great way to get a taste of the beautiful Mediterranean coast.
  • The Amalfi Coast is famous for its stunningly scenic coastline and luxurious resorts.
  • While on Amalfi Coast, be sure to take time to explore the town of Ravello and its ancient hilltop ruins.
  • Make sure to stop in at one of the many beaches on the Amalfi Coast, like Marina di Vietri or Lido Delle Sirene, for a relaxing swim or just a visual treat.
  • If you're looking for something more active, consider hiking or biking along some of the region's picturesque coastline.

Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip: At A Glance

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Rome to amalfi coast day trip Essentials

Distance from Rome - 275.6 km or 171.2 miles

Travel Time - 3 hours and 20 minutes

Best Time To Visit - April to June

Modes of Transportation - Trains, buses, cars and flight

Approx Budget - €18 to €70 (Depending on the mode of travel)

Rome to amalfi coast day trip Weather

Spring (March to May) - Average Temperature: 16°C to 19°C

Summer (June to August) - Average Temperature: 24°C to 27°C

Autumn (September to November) - Average Temperature: 18°C to 21°C

Winter (December to February) - Average Temperature: 9°C to 12°C

By Train - Travel Time: 2 hours 37 minutes. Stations: Roma Termini

By Bus - Travel Time: 5 hours 15 minutes. Stations: Roma, Autostazione Tiburtina

By Car - Travel Time: 3 hours 20 minutes

By Flight - Travel Time: 50 minutes (to Naples)

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Things to do>
  • Roam the ancient seaside town of Amalfi and admire its dramatic cliffs, poetic canals and stunning architecture. 
  • Drive to Ravello, a beautiful coastal village known for its lattices of cobblestone streets and 16th-century Venetian villas. 
  • Sample delicious local cuisine in a variety of restaurants along the scenic coast.
  • Join a day tour to explore the most interesting sites in the area, or simply enjoy nature at your own pace.
  • End your day with a wine tasting at one of the region's top wineries.
Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Shopping>

Amalfi Coast has a variety of stores that are perfect for tourists, including souvenir shops, clothing boutiques, bakeries, and cafes. You can also find art galleries, gelato shops, and restaurants. Here are some of the must-visit shops on your Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip:

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <What to Wear>

While packing your Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip, be mindful of the season you're traveling in. You don't want to be in clothes that are too hot or too cold. 

  • Summer dresses, blouses and trousers
  • Cardigan or jacket for the evening
  • Beach wear, shorts and jeans
  • Cotton clothes in the summer
  • Carry sunglasses and sunscreen
Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Travel Tips>
  • The villages and towns are well-connected through buses. Use them to travel across the Amalfi Coast. 
  • If you want to get the best view of the area, use ferries to travel across towns and villages. 
  • Stay in places closer to Sorrento or Salerno as travel will become easier from these towns. 
  • Carry your sneakers or trekking shoes as there are many hiking spots on the Amalfi Coast.  
  • The road to the coastline is winding and long. If you have motion sickness, carry some pills.
Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Food>

The Amalfi Coast is not only famous for its breathtaking view but also for its mouth-watering food and cuisine. 

  • Mozzarella Di Bufala
  • Pizza Napolitana
  • Spaghetti Alle Vongole
  • Paccheri Con La Rana Pescatrice
  • Pasta Al Limone

Getting to Amalfi Coast from Rome

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <By Train>

By Train

Travel time: 1 hour 13 minutes

Timings: First direct train departs at 6:00 AM, and the last direct train departs at 22:30 PM. 

Price: €40 single journey, €76 return journey

Where to book: Rail Europe, Omio

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <By Bus>

By Bus

Travel time: 3 hours 45 minutes

Timings: The travel time for buses from Rome to Amalfi Coast ranges from 3 hours to 7 hours. The earliest is at 7:00 AM, and the last is at 21:30 PM. 

Price: It ranges from €8 to €25. 

Where to book: Itabus, Omio

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <By Car/Taxi>

By Car/Taxi

Travel time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Timings: Available 24 hours

Price: €400 to €500

Where to book: Kiwi Taxi, Get Transfer

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <By Flight>

By Flight

Travel time: 55 minutes

Timings: The earliest flight is at 8:00 AM from Rome Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO), while the latest is at 22:00 PM.

Price: €226 for one way, €695 for round trip

Where to book: Omio, Expedia

Top things to do on a Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Go to Positano>

1. Go to Positano

Village

One of the most popular attractions on the Amalfi Coast, Positano is a small village with incredible beaches, 13th-century churches and chic cafes. 

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Dive into the Grotta dello Smeraldo>

2. Dive into the Grotta dello Smeraldo

Sea Cave

The Emerald Cave, formed due to the volcanic activity in Mount Vesuvius, is a cave with seawater. It is called so because of the blue-ish colour reflected by the water during sunlight.  

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Visit the town of Ravello>

3. Visit the town of Ravello

Town

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the town of Ravello is known for its historic cathedrals and villas. The town was a muse for many artists, including Giovanni Boccaccio, Virginia Woolf and Graham Greene. 

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Explore Villa Cimbrone>

4. Explore Villa Cimbrone

Gardens

Taking advantage of the scenic view of Ravello, Villa Cimbrone is famous for its Terrazza dell Infinito (the Infinity Terrace). Now a luxury hotel, the Gardens are now open to the public. 

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

Rome to amalfi coast day trip < Visit Marina Capri>

5. Visit Marina Capri

Sea Port

This historical fishing port was used by Roman emperors Augustus and Tiberius as it is connected to Naples. Today, it is one of the many places on the Amalfi Coast that offer a spectacular view of the coastline. 

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Hike to the Vallone delle Ferriere>

6. Hike to the Vallone delle Ferriere

Waterfall

If you love hikes and want it to end with a beautiful view of the waterfalls, the Valley of the Ferriere is where you need to be when you visit the Amalfi Coast. 

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Ticketed

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <subject>

7. See the quaint town of Salerno

Town

The Province of Salerno is one of the best places to visit on the Amalfi Coast. It has Greek temples, huge buildings of historical significance and a museum with Roman artifacts.  

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Walk to the Sentiero degli Dei>

8. Walk to the Sentiero degli Dei

Hiking Trail

There are many places along the Amalfi Coast that offer a breathtaking view of the sea, but the Path of the Gods is on the top of that list. It is among the most beautiful trails in the world, lying between Amalfi and Sorrento.  

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Ticketed

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Explore Amalfi town>

9. Explore Amalfi town

Town

The main coastal town after which the Amalfi Coast was named, Amalfi is famous for its cathedrals, museums, stone-built structures and Limoncello liqueur. 

Dates: All-year-round

Entry: Free

More things to do on a Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip

  • Take a ferry to the Island of Capri for its beautiful landscapes.
  • Visit the smallest city in Italy, Atrani, to get a taste of authentic Italian culture.
  • Go for a sundowner at II Tridente at Positano, sipping Peach Bellinis.
  • Rent a car and drive on the coastal road for a beautiful view of the area. 
  • If you are an adventure junkie, go skydiving to see the mesmerizing view of the Amalfi Coast.

Things to See Near Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast has numerous attractions nearby. You can visit them when when you're done exploring the coastline.

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Naples>

1. Naples

City

The birthplace of pizza, Naples, is Italy's most prized possession. It is famous for its churches, history and food.  

Distance: 59 km from Amalfi Coast

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Forio of Ischia>

2. Forio of Ischia

Town

The island of Ischia has a beautiful little town called Forio, famous for its picturesque location, the Torraine Museum and lip-smacking Italian food.

Distance: 111.5 km from Amalfi Coast

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Vesuvius National Park>

3. Vesuvius National Park

National Park

Surrounding the active volcano Mount Vesuvius, this national park is a must-visit for nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. 

Distance: 51.7 km from Amalfi Coast

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Torre del Greco>

4. Torre del Greco

Town

Also known as Corallini by locals, Torre del Greco is popular among visitors for its coral jewelry, Roman artifacts and small churches. 

Distance: 45.8 km from Amalfi Coast

Best Places to Eat in the Amalfi Coast

If you want to get the best of Italian seafood, the Amalfi Coast is the best place to be at. Full of restaurants serving scrumptious food, the cuisine is a treat for your taste buds.

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Sensi Restaurant>

1. Sensi Restaurant

Italian, Neapolitan and Mediterranean

Top-notch hospitality, a dining experience of a lifetime and one of the best locations in the world, Sensi Restaurant has everything you could ask for on your vacation to the Amalfi Coast. Plan a perfect evening and enjoy everything Senti has to offer.

Best Dishes: Amuse Bouche, Tuna Tartare, Sea Bass

Average price for two: €40 to €70

Address: Via Pietro Comite, 4, 84011, Amalfi, Italy

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Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Restaurant Marina Grande>

2. Restaurant Marina Grande

Southern Italian

The food at Restaurant Marina Grande is everything you would expect from a Michelin Star restaurant. The icing on the cake is the location, situated just a 1 minute's walk away from the beach. The restaurant is famous for its seafood, so don't be afraid to order it. 

Best Dishes: Risotto, Tiramisu, Agnolotti

Average price for two: €40 to €90

Address: Viale della Regione, 4, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

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Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Taverna degli Apostoli>

3. Taverna degli Apostoli

Italian, Mediterranean, European

Situated inside the beautiful cathedral of Duomo of Amalfi, Taverna degli Apostoli has the best homemade pasta in all of Amalfi Coast. You will get the taste of traditional Italian food in all its glory at this family-owned restaurant.

Best Dishes: Lemon Pasta, Burrata, Sea Bream

Average price for two: €20 to €40

Address: Via Sant’Anna Piccola, 5, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

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Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Ristorante La Caravella>

4. Ristorante La Caravella

Italian, European

La Caravella is among the most recommended restaurants on the Amalfi Coast, famous for its food, wine collection, service and elegant dining experience. You can enjoy your food under the night sky as the roof is retractable. 

Best Dishes: Tagliolini, Filet, Gazpacho

Average price for two: €50 to €75

Address: Via Matteo Camera, 12, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

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Best Places to Shop in Amalfi Coast

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Antichi Sapori d’Amalfi>

1. Antichi Sapori d’Amalfi

Things to buy: Limoncello, Wine, Spices

Address: Piazza Duomo, 39, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

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Timings: 9:30 AM to 9:30 PM

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Boutique Clarice Di Pellegrino>

2. Boutique Clarice Di Pellegrino

Things to buy: Scarves, Shoes, Bags

Address: Via Pietro Capuano, 33, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

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Timings: Monday - 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Nino and Friends>

3. Nino and Friends

Things to buy: Chocolates, Bakery Products, Coffee

Address: Via Pietro Capuano, 14, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

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Timings: 10:30 AM to 10:30 PM (Friday to Wednesday), 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM (Thursday)

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Creazioni Chris>

4. Creazioni Chris

Things to buy: Handmade Shoes

Address: Piazza Municipio, 19, 84011 Amalfi SA, Italy

Find on maps

Timings: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Best Places to Stay in Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast has a variety of options to stay in, including suites in luxurious hotels to budget rooms and B&Bs. You can choose according to your budget.

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Budget Hotels>

Budget Hotels

If you are planning a trip from Rome to Amalfi Coast, budget hotels are the best option for your stay. You can spend your money on traveling, food and activities on the Amalfi Coast and less on stay as you would be out the whole day anyway.

Casa Vacanze Vittoria: Casa Vacanze Vittoria is among the best options for budget stay in the Amalfi Coast. They have an in-house garden where fresh fruits and vegetables are grown and are used to make food in their restaurant.  

Price for 2/night: €125

Agriturismo Acquabona: Located on a hillside farm, this cozy hotel has a wonderful view of the sea and a restaurant with a terrace. It is perfect for budget travelers, looking for an easy-on-the-pocket stay. 

Price for 2/night: €81

Baccofurore Hotel Hostaria: Run by a local family, Baccofurore Hotel in Ravello is situated on a hill overlooking the sea. It is just 9 km away from Grotta dello Smeraldo and close to Villa Rufolo and offers the best view of the surroundings. 

Price for 2/night: €115

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Mid Range Hotels>

Mid Range Hotels

If you don't mind spending a little on your stay in a room with sea-facing views, you can go for these mid-range hotels on your trip from Rome to Amalfi Coast. They are all close to the top attractions at the Amalfi Coast that you can travel to without hassles.

Villa Maria B&B: Within a 5 km radius of the Amalfi Cathedral, Villa Maria B&B is a budget stay hotel with a good breakfast. It has free WiFi, airport shuttle, air conditioning and many other services. The hotel is located close to the top attractions in the vicinity. 

Price for 2/night: €215

Hotel La Bussola: With a rooftop patio and dining, Hotel La Bussola offers a stunning view of the sea, just 3 km away from the nearest beach. It is also located in close proximity to the Amalfi Cathedral and Town Square.  

Price for 2/night: €242

Hotel Croce Di Amalfi: The Croce Di Amalfi Hotel has a bar, restaurant and on demand room service. But what really makes it the best stay is its decor. Made with beautiful tiles, both indoor and outdoor, Hotel Croce Di Amalfi is an apt mid-range hotel.  

Price for 2/night: €168

Rome to amalfi coast day trip <Luxury Hotels>

Luxury Hotels

Ready to splurge on your trip from Rome to Amalfi Coast? There's no scarcity of luxury hotels that will only make your stay even more pleasant. With the best view, dining options, and stay experience, book one of these luxury hotels on the Amalfi Coast for your visit.

Santa Caterina Hotel: With two restaurants and an outdoor pool, spend quality time between the sky and the sea at Santa Caterina Hotel. It is located right at the center of the Amalfi Coast and gives private access to hotel guests to the beach.  

Price for 2/night: €2465

Hotel Miramalfi: Balconies, pool, restaurants, you name it. Miramalfi has the best of everything on the Amalfi Coast. It lies close to the Amalfi Cathedral, Villa Rufolo and Grotto dello Smeraldo. They also have a bar where you can enjoy the sea view during cocktail hour.  

Price for 2/night: €960

NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi: What used to be a 13th-century monastery overlooking the sea is now Convento di Amalfi by the NH Collection Hotel group. It has a spa, restaurants, bar, gym and outdoor infinity pool. 

Price for 2/night: €1652

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Frequently Asked Questions about Rome to Amalfi Coast Day Trip

How do I get from Rome to Amalfi Coast?

You can go from Rome to Amalfi Coast by car, bus, train or the fastest way, flight.

What are the top things to do on a Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip?

On a Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip, you should visit the small villages and towns on the Amalfi Coast and explore the nearby areas.

How much time do I need for a Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip?

The quickest way from Rome to Amalfi Coast is by flight, which takes 55 minutes. If you travel by train, it will take you 1 hour and 13 minutes. By road, it will take 3 hours 30 minutes.

What are the best places to eat during a Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip?

The best places to eat during a Rome to Amalfi Coast day trip are Sensi Restaurant, Restaurant Marina Grande, Taverna degli Apostoli and Ristorante La Caravella.

What are the best places to stay on the Amalfi Coast?

Agriturismo Acquabona,Hotel La Bussolaand Santa Caterina Hotel are the best places to stay in Amalfi Coast.

What is the best way to reach Amalfi Coast from Rome?

The best way to reach Amalfi Coast from Rome is via car, as the winding road of the coast is a sight for sore eyes.

Is the Amalfi Coast worth visiting?

The Amalfi Coast is worth visiting on your trip to Italy because of its picturesque location and many small villages/towns that offer the best Italian cuisine and hospitality.

What are the best things to see near the Amalfi Coast?

Naples, Forio of Ischia, Vesuvius National Park and Torre del Greco are the best things to see near the Amalfi Coast.