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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to Pompei by plane, train, bus, car ferry, ferry, bus and ferry or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Naples, line 21241 train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Naples (NAP) ATH - NAP
  2. Take the line 21241 train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei

47€ - 290€

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Fly to Rome, train  •  8h

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Rome (FCO) ATH - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale

62€ - 335€

Bus, car ferry  •  24h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Bari
  3. Take the bus from Bari-Porto to Napoli

115€ - 281€

Bus, ferry  •  26h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the ferry from Patra to Bari M.ma
  3. Take the bus from Bari Porto to Nocera Inferiore

Bus, bus and ferry  •  29h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
  3. Take the bus from Brindisi Via Galanti to Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  31h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Fier
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
  3. Take the train from Brindisi to Taranto Re
  4. Take the train from Taranto to Salerno Ic / ...

110€ - 198€

Drive, ferry  •  18h 19m

  1. Drive from Athens to Igoumenitsa
  2. Take the ferry from Igoumenitsa to Bari M.ma
  3. Drive from Bari M.ma to Pompei

165€ - 357€

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The cheapest way to get from Athens to Pompei is to fly and line 21241 train which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to Pompei is to fly and line 21241 train which costs 45€ - 290€ and takes 6h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino via Fier, Brindisi - Via Bastioni Carlo V and Brindisi Via Galanti. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 52m.

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The distance between Athens and Pompei is 850 km.

The best way to get from Athens to Pompei without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 24h 46m and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Athens to Pompei, including transfers.

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Athens to Pompei bus services, operated by Albtrans sh.p.k, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Athens to Pompei bus services, operated by Miccolis Spa, arrive at Pompei Piazza Falcone e Borsellino station.

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Pompei is 1h behind Athens. It is currently 11:20 PM in Athens and 10:20 PM in Pompei.

Map of how to get from Athens to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 850.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Pompei, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Athens to Pompei. However, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Naples, take the walk to Aeroporto, take the bus to Alibus - Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi, then take the line 21241 train to Pompei. Alternatively, you can take the subway to Στ.Αεροδρομιου, take the walk to Athens airport, fly to Rome, take the walk to Fiumicino Aeroporto, take the train to Roma Termini, take the train to Napoli Centrale, take the walk to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi, then take the line 21241 train to Pompei.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 170€
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 170€
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Athens to Rome via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 270€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 160€
Flights from Athens to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 5€
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Train from Brindisi to Taranto
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Train from Taranto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
32€ - 35€
Trenitalia Frecce

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€
Train from Taranto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
21€ - 29€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
ItaloTreno

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
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 28€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 25€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Taranto to Salerno
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 24€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Bus operators
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Marozzi VT
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 42 239 203 / +355 69 400 4075
Email
albtrans06@yahoo.com
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Fier
Ave. Duration
11h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
32€
Website
Albtrans sh.p.k
Florentia Bus
Phone
+39 055 967024
Email
info@florentiabus.it
Website
florentiabus.it
Bus and ferry from Fier to Brindisi
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Schedules at
florentiabus.it
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Bari
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
81€ - 82€
Aircraft-type seats
91€ - 92€
2 bed inside cabin
228€ - 229€
3 bed outside cabin
190€ - 230€
Ferry from Igoumenitsa to Bari
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Website
Superfast ferries
Deck
80€
Aircraft-type seats
88€
2 bed inside cabin
213€
3 bed outside cabin
170€ - 210€
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Ferry from Patra to Bari M.ma
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Ferry from Igoumenitsa to Bari M.ma
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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easyJet, Aegean Airlines and Alitalia offer flights from Athens Airport to Naples Airport.

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The best way to get from Athens to Athens Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs 10€.

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