There are 4 ways to get from Pompei to Herculaneum by subway, train, taxi 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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Subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from Pompei - Scavi Villa Misteri to Ercolano Scavi Tr3

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Pompei to Portici-Ercolano Reg / ...

$1 - $5

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pompei to Herculaneum 10 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Pompei to Herculaneum 10 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Pompei and arriving at Portici-Ercolano. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

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The distance between Pompei and Herculaneum is 14 km. The road distance is 16 km.

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The best way to get from Pompei to Herculaneum without a car is to subway which takes 31 min and costs .

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The subway from Pompei - Scavi Villa Misteri to Ercolano Scavi takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Pompei to Herculaneum train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Portici-Ercolano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pompei to Herculaneum is 16 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Pompei to Herculaneum.

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There are 6377+ hotels available in Herculaneum. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pompei to Herculaneum.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

Trenitalia operates a train from Pompei to Herculaneum hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $5 and the journey takes 22 min.

Train operators
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Pompei - Scavi Villa Misteri to Ercolano Scavi
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
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 Pompei to Portici-Ercolano
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $5
Other operators
Taxi from Pompei to Herculaneum
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Consorzio Taxi Vagando
Phone
+39 081 2222
Website
consortaxi.com
Cooperativa taxi Vulcano A RL
Phone
+39 081 542 3101
Naples Airport taxi
Phone
+39 081 18856897
Website
naples-airport-taxi.com
RTLA Partenope Srl
Phone
+39 081 0101
Website
radiotaxilapartenope.it
Tassisti Salernitani A R.L.
Phone
+39 089 712696
Marraffa Marco
Phone
+39 089 239494

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