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There are 4 ways to get from Pompei to Rome by train, bus, car or plane

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Line 21242 train, train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the line 21242 train from Pompei to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi 21242 / ...
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

16€ - 70€

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Pompei to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 538 / ...

14€ - 23€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Pompei to Rome 241 km

30€ - 50€

Fly  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Rome (FCO) NAP - FCO

67€ - 235€

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The cheapest way to get from Pompei to Rome is to bus which costs 14€ - 23€ and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Pompei to Rome is to line 21242 train and train which costs 16€ - 70€ and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pompei and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pompei to Rome. However, there are services departing from Pompei and arriving at Roma Termini via Napoli Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Pompei and Rome is 210 km. The road distance is 241 km.

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The best way to get from Pompei to Rome without a car is to line 21242 train and train which takes 2h 7m and costs 16€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Pompei to Rome, including transfers.

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Pompei to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pompei station.

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

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The best way to get from Pompei to Rome is to line 21242 train and train which takes 2h 7m and costs 16€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 23€ and takes 3h 25m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 240€ and takes 2h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Pompei to Rome.
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  • Distance: 210.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

You can take a train from Pompei to Rome via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi and Napoli Centrale in around 2h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Pompei to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station every 3 hours. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 25m. Marozzi VT also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Rome
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
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 Pompei to Napoli Piazza Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 5€
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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 Napoli Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pompei to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Pompei to Roma
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Marozzi VT

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Pompei to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Pompei to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pompei to Rome is 241 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Pompei to Rome.

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Alitalia offers flights from Naples Airport to Rome Airport.

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Book your Pompei to Rome bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 11506+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Pompei to Naples Airport is to shuttle which takes 25 min and costs 10€.

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