There are 5 ways to get from Catania to Pompei by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus 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, train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei

$41 - $163

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Train, car ferry  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno Fa / ...

$66 - $146

Bus and ferry  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Salerno

$58 - $97

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Salerno - Via Vinciprova

$94 - $130

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Pompei

$82 - $166

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Pompei is to bus and ferry which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 9 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Pompei is to fly and train which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 3 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Catania - via Liberta' and arriving at Pompei - Via Giuseppe Mazzini FS via Salerno - Concordia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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The distance between Catania and Pompei is 365 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Pompei without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 7 h 21 min and costs 55€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Catania to Pompei, including transfers.

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Catania to Pompei bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Catania - via Liberta' station.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Catania to Pompei bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, arrive at Salerno station.

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Volotea, easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Catania Airport to Naples Airport.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 228.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Pompei, Italy?

SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Catania to Pompei 3 times a day. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
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 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Villa S.Giovanni to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania - via Liberta' to Salerno
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Catania Bus Terminal to Salerno - Via Vinciprova
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$29 - $45

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