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Taking the train from Milan to Pompeii

Take the train from Milan to Pompeii and in just over five hours you’ll reach this fascinating ancient city. With one change along the way, the train journey from Milan to Pompeii is less tiring than driving – it’s also the more eco-friendly option. You’ll be dropped off at a central location so there’s no need to deal with traffic nor parking.

Trenitalia’s high-speed and modern Frecciarossa trains are air-conditioned and kitted out with comfortable seats and free access to WiFi. Why not travel in Executive Class for more luxurious seats and access to gourmet food and drink options? 

Keep reading for more information on how to get from Milan to Pompeii by train, including times, tickets and FAQs.

Milan to Pompei by train

It takes an average of 6h 47m to travel from Milan to Pompei by train, over a distance of around 422 miles (679 km). There are normally 43 trains per day travelling from Milan to Pompei and tickets for this journey start from $36.91 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 20m
PriceFrom $36.91
Distance422 miles (679 km)
Frequency43 trains per day
First train05:00
Last train22:25
Departure stationMilan
Arrival stationPompei
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Milan to Pompei train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Pompei for Tuesday Oct 26th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:10 17:05 5h 55m, 1 change
11:15 16:44 5h 29m, 1 change
12:00 17:35 5h 35m, 1 change
12:10 18:35 6h 25m, 2 changes
13:10 19:05 5h 55m, 1 change
13:25 19:05 5h 40m, 2 changes
13:25 19:20 5h 55m, 1 change
14:10 20:05 5h 55m, 1 change
14:10 19:59 5h 49m, 1 change
14:15 19:35 5h 20m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Pompei

The price of train tickets from Milan to Pompei starts at $36.91 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Milan to Pompei by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Milan to Pompei

Want to know more about your journey from Milan to Pompei? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Milan to Pompei take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Pompei is 6 hours and 47 minutes, with around 43 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Milan and Pompei by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Pompei is 5 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan to Pompei cost?

Train tickets from Milan to Pompei can start from as little as $36.91 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Milan to Pompei?

No, there are no direct train services from Milan to Pompei. Travelling from Milan to Pompei by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Milan to Pompei leave?

The first train from Milan to Pompei leaves at 05:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan to Pompei leave?

The last train from Milan to Pompei leaves at 22:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Milan and Pompei by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Pompei cover a distance of around 422 miles (679 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Milan to Pompei for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/26/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/06/2021 for travel on 11/06/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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