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Abruzzo is well connected with other areas of Italy, not to mention internally. There are three main autostrade routes that you can take through Abruzzo, and it is important to remember that these will be toll roads. So check out the charges before you go and make sure that you have them to hand.
The A14 is a North to South road that will take you along the coastal regions of Abruzzo. It runs all the way from Bologna to Bari. The A24 is a route that will take you from Rome to Teramo via L’Aquila whilst the A25 runs from L’Aquila to the popular resort of Pescara.
If you are planning on driving around Abruzzo, then it is a good idea to arrange for car hire directly from Pescara Airport. This means that you will have the car that you need as you arrive and you can get going on your holiday.
Getting around by public transport in Abruzzo is possible, however it can take some time. Pescara is well served, being the large resort in Abruzzo and you can take a 4 hour train from Rome here. Pescara is also connected to Teramo with a coastal train. This train runs along the Adriatic coast and allows you to take in some of the amazing beach areas that make Abruzzo a great place to visit.
Buses are available throughout Abruzzo, however it can be difficult to run your own adventures via the local timetables. You may be surprised to learn that buses stop between 13:00 and 16:00, which means that you won’t be able to travel around during these hours.
This means that if you want to explore the beautiful areas of Abruzzo the best way to do this is to drive yourself instead of relying on public transport. That way you are in control of what you see, where you go and how long it takes. A real way to absorb the Italian way of life.