Final Destination: Bergamo
Heading to beautiful Bergamo from Rome by train has recently become a lot more straightforward due to the introduction of these direct trains; which are usually scheduled to depart from Roma Termini daily at 09:50 and 18:50 and there is also a departure on Monday to Friday and Sunday and 17:20.
This final direct train of the day also calls at Roma Tiburtina station.
The alternative connections:
When you look up this journey on the ticket agents, most of the journey options you will see involve taking a train from Rome to Milan - and then connecting at Milano Centrale station into a train on to Bergamo.
The connecting time in Milano Centrale will typically be around 10 minutes, so ideal if the train from Roma arrives on time, but f you do take the indirect option, the tickets will be valid on any train on to Bergamo.
Monday to Friday: 3 x trains per day
Saturday: 2 x trains
Sunday: 3 x trains
*Save by booking in advance: Yes, for more details on how to obtain the cheapest prices for Frecce trains see the guide to Italian rail tickets.
Online bookings usually open: up to 6 months ahead of the travel date; though the booking period will be typically be shorter when looking up journeys for travel after the second Sunday in Decembe.
When looking up a train journey from Rome to Bergamo on the ticket agent websites, most of the options will involve changing trains in Milano but these three direct trains are usually scheduled to depart daily from Roma Termini station at 09:50; 17:20 and 18:50
If you use the 'other search options' link on the Trenitalia home page, you can access the 'solutions without changing' facility, which will make these direct trains easier to find.
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|Trenitalia||from €29 approx|
|Italia rail||from €29 approx|
The train which departs at 17:20 is the fastest as it travels via Milano Centrale, where it reverses direction.
The other trains travel via Verona and reverse direction in Porta Nuova station, they also both call at Peschiera Del Garda and Brescia.
The first train of the day is a Frecciargento service.
All of the these direct trains travel along the high speed route between Roma and Bologna, but after Bologna, they take two different routes, but of these have similar journey times and one route isn't more scenic than the other either.
The departures at 09:50 and 18:50 travel via Verona and they reverse direction on departure from Verona Porta Nuova station.
The departure at 17:20 continues along the high speed to Milano Centrale station, where it reverses direction.
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