Duration 6h 2m
Distance 156.2 km
Average price 29€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Pompei and Melfi takes 6h 2m and the fastest train takes 4h 8m. The train service runs several times per day from Pompei to Melfi. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 5h 14m

  1. Salerno
  2. Potenza Centrale
  3. Melfi
5h 14m
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13€ - 64€

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Want to know about travelling from Pompei to Melfi? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Pompei to Melfi. However, there are services departing from Pompei and arriving at Melfi via Salerno and Potenza Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Pompei and Melfi is 101 km. The road distance is 156.2 km.

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Pompei to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Salerno station.

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Pompei to Melfi train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Melfi station.

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You can take a train from Pompei to Melfi via Salerno and Potenza Centrale in around 5h 14m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 16€

About Trenitalia

Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 27€

About Trenitalia Intercity

Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base 2nd Class
15€ - 18€
Base 1st Class
24€ - 27€

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€

About Trenitalia Frecce

Train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

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