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Duration 2h 30m
Distance 226 km
Average price 28€
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Vatican City and Ercolano takes 2h 30m and the fastest train takes 1h 27m. There is a train service every few hours from Vatican City to Ercolano. 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

  1. Roma Termini
  2. Ercolano
1h 43m
16€ - 68€

Vatican City to Ercolano train times

Trains run hourly between Vatican City and Ercolano. The earliest departure is at 05:31 in the morning, and the last departure from Vatican City is at 22:00 which arrives into Ercolano at 06:27. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to Ercolano. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Ercolano Scavi via Napoli P. Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Ercolano is 200 km. The road distance is 226 km.

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Vatican City to Ercolano train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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Vatican City to Ercolano train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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There are 7484+ hotels available in Ercolano. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Vatican City and Ercolano?

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale hourly. Tickets cost 19€ - 65€ and the journey takes 1h 12m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Trenitalia Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
ItaloTreno
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 30€

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€

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