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There are 8 ways to get from Florence to Pompei by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

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Train, bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina 9935
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pompei 538 / ...

Bus  •  9h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Santa Maria Capua Vetere

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Florence to Pompei 489 km

Fly Florence to Naples  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Naples (NAP) FLR - NAP

Train to Rome, fly to Naples  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP

Train to Verona, fly to Naples  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Naples (NAP) VRN - NAP

Fly Florence to Rome, train, line 21299 train  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the line 21299 train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei

Florence to Pompei by train

The train journey time between Florence and Pompei is around 4h 15m and covers a distance of around 508 km. This includes an average layover time of around 35 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 43m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and Trenitalia, the Florence to Pompei train service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Pompei. Typically 121 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 40m
Layover time:
35 min
Total time:
4h 15m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 43m
Train distance:
508 km
Trains per week:
121
Cheapest price:
€30
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:00
Last train departs at:
20:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence to Pompei train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Pompei is to train and bus which costs €30 - €75 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Pompei is to train which costs €30 - €120 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.M.N. and arriving at Pompei via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Florence and Pompei is 430 km. The road distance is 489 km.

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The best way to get from Florence to Pompei without a car is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs €30 - €120.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Florence to Pompei, including transfers.

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Florence to Pompei train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Firenze S.M.N. station.

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The best way to get from Florence to Pompei is to train which takes 4h 1m and costs €30 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €60 and takes 9h 54m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €240 and takes 5h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Florence to Pompei train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 430.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

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

Trenitalia Frecce operates a train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €110 and the journey takes 2h 58m. ItaloTreno also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, Sellitto operates a bus from Florence to Santa Maria Capua Vetere 4 times a week. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 6h 57m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €900
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from Verona to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €330
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Flights from Florence to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Verona to Naples via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€420 - €1000
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€12 - €170
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€8 - €75
Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Firenze Campo Marte to Fiumicino Aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€23 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
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
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€28 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€16 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
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 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €5
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€4 - €5
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pompei
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Sellitto
Phone
+39 0824 46304
Email
info@sellitto.com
Website
sellitto.com
Bus from Florence to Santa Maria Capua Vetere
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
sellitto.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Florence to Pompei is 489 km. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Florence to Pompei.

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Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 2262+ hotels available in Pompei. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €1 - €7.

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