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There are 5 ways to get from Rome to Pompeii by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 1 train  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the line 1 train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Pompei Scavi Villa dei Misteri 1

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Bus via Napoli P. Garibaldi  •  3h 38m

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

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Roma to Pompei Marozzi

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Rome to Pompeii 239.2 km

Fly  •  3h 43m

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

Rome to Pompeii by train and walk

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2h 13m Average Duration
€17 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pompeii is 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Pompeii is to bus which costs €18 - €23 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Pompeii is to train and line 1 train which costs €17 - €70 and takes 2h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Roma and arriving at Pompei. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Pompeii. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Pompei Scavi Villa dei Misteri via Napoli P. Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Rome and Pompeii is 209 km. The road distance is 239.2 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Pompeii without a car is to train and line 1 train which takes 2h 13m and costs €17 - €70.

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It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Rome to Pompeii, including transfers.

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Rome to Pompeii bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, depart from Roma station.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Pompeii is to train and line 1 train which takes 2h 13m and costs €17 - €70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €23 and takes 3h 7m, you could also fly, which costs €30 - €210 and takes 3h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Pompeii.
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  • Distance: 209.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 13m

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

You can take a train from Rome to Pompeii via Napoli Centrale, Napoli P. Garibaldi, and Pompei Scavi Villa dei Misteri in around 2h 13m. Alternatively, Marozzi VT operates a bus from Roma to Pompei once daily. Tickets cost €18 - €23 and the journey takes 3h.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
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 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
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 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
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
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
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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Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Bus operators
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Pompei
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Marozzi VT
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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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Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Naples Metropark
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Website
Marino Autolinee
Inter Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €24
Website
Inter Saj

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

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Rome to Pompeii bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Pompei station.

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Rome to Pompeii train services, operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l., arrive at Pompei Scavi Villa dei Misteri station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Pompeii is 239 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Rome to Pompeii.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 2383+ hotels available in Pompeii. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs €7 - €35.

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