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Train, line 21299 train  •  2h 36m

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

€18 - €72

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Bus  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Roma Tiburtina - Largo Guido Mazzoni to Pompei - Scafati - A3

€13 - €23

3 alternative options

Bus via Pompei  •  4h 53m

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

€16 - €24

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Pompei 239.2 km

€29 - €45

Fly, line 21299 train  •  4h 12m

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

€39 - €157

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The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Pompei is to bus via Pompei which costs €15 - €24 and takes 4h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Vatican City to Pompei is to drive which takes 2h 30m and costs €29 - €45.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatican City to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli and arriving at Pompei - Scafati - A3 via Roma Tiburtina - Largo Guido Mazzoni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to Pompei. However, there are services departing from Cipro and arriving at Pompei via Roma Termini and Napoli Piazza Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Pompei is 214 km. The road distance is 239.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Pompei without a car is to train and line 21299 train which takes 2h 36m and costs €17 - €75.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Vatican City to Pompei, including transfers.

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Vatican City to Pompei bus services, operated by TTI Leonettibus SRL, depart from Roma Tiburtina - Largo Guido Mazzoni station.

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

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Pompei is to train and line 21299 train which takes 2h 36m and costs €17 - €75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €24 and takes 3h 58m.

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  • Distance: 213.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Pompei, Italy?

You can take a train from Vatican City to Pompei via Termini, Roma Termini, Napoli Centrale, and Napoli Piazza Garibaldi in around 2h 36m. Alternatively, TTI Leonettibus SRL operates a bus from Roma Tiburtina - Largo Guido Mazzoni to Pompei - Scafati - A3 twice daily. Tickets cost €12 - €22 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
52 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 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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
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 3 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
Bus operators
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
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

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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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Vatican City to Pompei bus services, operated by TTI Leonettibus SRL, arrive at Pompei - Scafati - A3 station.

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Vatican City to Pompei train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Pompei station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Pompei is 239 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Vatican City to Pompei.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 2276+ hotels available in Pompei. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Rome Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €7 - €9.

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