How to Reach Pompeii - The Easiest Way to Reach Pompeii


By Train: The easiest way to visit Pompeii.

  • The Circumvesuviana Napoli-Sorrento line will take you to Pompeii Scavi (Ruins of Pompeii). You can leave your bags here at the station for about EUR 1.50. Don’t let luggage weigh down your trip to Pompeii.
  • Rome is EUR 11.20 and 2 hours 20 minutes by the train from Termini
  • Naples is EUR 3 from Circumvesuviana
  • Salerno runs a line to ‘Pompei’ station for EUR 2.10 and takes 25-45 minutes

By Bus: SITA runs buses to the site from Naples for about the same cost as a train.


On Foot: There’s no other practical way of Pompeii travel. The places to see in Pompeii are too labyrinthine. 

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Modes of Transportation in Pompeii

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Pompeii. The most preferred mode of transport in Pompeii is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 9.97 km Average time: 56.14 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 28.57%
    Bus 18.5 min Waiting 15 min Walking 6.5 min Overall average time for 4 kms 40 min
  • Car 28.57%
    Driving 25 min Overall average time for 15.5 kms 25 min
  • Walking 28.57%
    Walking 70 min Train 9 min Waiting 5 min Tram 2.5 min Overall average time for 7.9 kms 86.5 min
  • Train/Metro 14.29%
    Train 45 min Waiting 15 min Walking 15 min Bus 15 min Overall average time for 15 kms 90 min

How to Reach Pompeii from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Angri to Pompeii 8.08 km 8 mins
Naples to Pompeii 29 km 29 mins
Capri to Pompeii 37.12 km 37 mins
Sorrento to Pompeii 56.17 km 56 mins
Rome to Pompeii 255.23 km 4 hours 15 mins
Arezzo to Pompeii 413.71 km 6 hours 53 mins
Florence to Pompeii 494.8 km 8 hours 14 mins
Venice to Pompeii 562.1 km 9 hours 22 mins
Zagreb to Pompeii 568.08 km 9 hours 28 mins
Pazardjik to Pompeii 1103.39 km 18 hours 23 mins
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