How to arrive

If you arrive by plane:

The best airport to land is Naples Capodichino Airport (NAP)
about 120 km from Paestum.
Another option is Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) “Leonardo Da Vinci”
about 320 km from Paestum
From Naples Capodichino Airport (NAP) take Alibus service or taxi to Naples railway station (Central Station – Piazza Garibaldi), about 30 minutes.

Alibus: The company provides a daily service, including holidays, with a frequency of 20 minutes (one-way € 5,00). Taxi: You can ask for a fixed fee from the Airport to the Central Station (about € 25,00).

We advise that taking a taxi from Naples directly to Paestum can cost up to 300€.

From Naples train station (Central Station – Piazza Garibaldi) to Paestum (about 1h 40min)
Please for train timetables refer to
You can find regional/local trains directly to Paestum.
If you choose fast trains from Naples, you need to change to local trains in Salerno.

From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) “Leonardo Da Vinci”:
Leonardo Express train to Rome Termini railway station. The Leonardo Express, departs every 30 minutes.
Ticket price € 14,00. If you’re travelling with a group, you can take advantage of the ‘Mini-groups’ fare to purchase 4 tickets in a single transaction for the price of €40 instead of €56!

From Rome Termini railway station, you can get Paestum by train Frecciarossa (AV) Rome – Salerno (about 2h, reservation at and then by regional train leaving from Salerno (south direction) in about 35 min.

If you arrive by car: From the North-Italy drive along the A1 highway to Rome and then to Naples. From Naples drive along the A3 highway to Salerno and then towards Reggio Calabria. Take “Battipaglia” exit and drive along the SS18 way to Paestum. If you arrive from the South, drive along the A3 highway to Salerno and take “Eboli” exit. Drive along the SS18 way to Paestum.