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

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Train, line 21299 train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the line 21299 train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei 21299 / ...

16€ - 69€

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pompei 563 / ...

12€ - 23€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Rome to Pompei 239.9 km

29€ - 45€

Fly, line 21299 train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  2. Take the line 21299 train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei

38€ - 183€

Rome to Pompei by train

The train journey time between Rome and Pompei is around 2h 34m and covers a distance of around 239 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 55m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity, ItaloTreno and others, the Rome to Pompei train service departs from Roma Termini and arrives in Pompei. Typically 132 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 34m
Fastest train time:
1h 55m
Trains per week:
132
Cheapest price:
16€
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:26
Last train departs at:
23:39

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rome to Pompei train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Rome → Pompei
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Last updated: 11 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Pompei is to bus which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Pompei is to train and line 21299 train which costs 16€ - 70€ and takes 2h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome Tiburtina Bus station station and arriving at Pompei. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Pompei via Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Rome and Pompei is 210 km. The road distance is 239.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Pompei without a car is to train and line 21299 train which takes 2h 16m and costs 16€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 16m to get from Rome to Pompei, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Pompei is to train and line 21299 train which takes 2h 16m and costs 16€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 23€ and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Pompei.
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  • Distance: 210.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

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

You can take a train from Rome to Pompei via Napoli Centrale and Napoli Piazza Garibaldi in around 2h 16m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pompei twice daily. Tickets cost 14€ - 17€ and the journey takes 3h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
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€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
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
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
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
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Train from Napoli Piazza Garibaldi to Pompei
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 5€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
4€ - 5€
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 Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Pompei
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Roma Tiburtina - Largo Guido Mazzoni to Pompei - Scafati - A3
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Schedules at
leonettiroma.it
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Pompei
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Marozzi VT

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