Sorrento to Rome Train? Car?

Mar 1st, 2008, 05:18 PM
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Sorrento to Rome Train? Car?

Around the 22 December 08 my family - 3 adults - need to leave Sorrentowhere we will be based and be in Rome the same day for a flight to Dubai. We will have a car but I can leave it in Sorrento or Naples or Salerno. I invite opinnions on the various options on reaching Rome. Convenience, cost, time. Thanks all.
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Mar 2nd, 2008, 10:05 AM
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HI O,

What time is your flight to Dubai?

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Mar 2nd, 2008, 10:26 AM
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I also plan to travel in April from Sorrento to Rome and catch a 3 p.m. flight at FCO to Lisbon departing

The Marozzi bus leaves Sorrento (Stn Circumvesuviana) at 6 am arriving Rome at 9:45 a.m. at the Stazione Tiburtina (north-East of the train station). The cost is 17.50 euro. That way I don't have to catch a boat from Sorrento to Naple, then go from the wharf to the train station and then take a train to Rome.

http://www.marozzivt.it/


From the bus station in Rome I arranged for a car to pick us up at 12 noon to go to the FCO airport for 40 euros. That way we have some time between 10-12 noon for a quick bit around the bus station.
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Mar 10th, 2008, 01:34 PM
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Ira, I have not committed a time for the flight, I will try to get a late afternoon/night flight.
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Mar 10th, 2008, 01:36 PM
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JohnMango, thanks, that certainly is an option. I'll check the timetable to see times for December.
Thanks again.
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Mar 10th, 2008, 03:58 PM
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I'm planning a trip to Amalfi Coast and this forum is very helpful

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Mar 10th, 2008, 06:33 PM
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Since you already will have a car, the most convenient option is simply to drive yourself to the Rome airport (I assume FCO for Dubai). I think public transportation choices will be more stressful, and certainly more time consuming.
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Mar 11th, 2008, 05:15 AM
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Hi O,

For a late afternoon or evening flight, I would drive.

It's 3 hr from Sorrento to Fiumicino airport by car.

Leave yourself an hour to drop off the car and 3 hr to get through security, etc.

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