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Take the train from Paris to Pompei in 13 hours 25 minutes

If you want to travel from Paris to Pompei by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Paris to Pompei by train to take around 17 hours 55 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 13 hours 25 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 20 trains per day running on this route, which spans 1313 km. You'll have to make 2 changes along the way on your journey to Pompei. TGV, Frecciarossa or Frecciargento are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Paris to Pompei start from $83.22 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Paris to Pompei by train

It takes an average of 17h 55m to travel from Paris to Pompei by train, over a distance of around 816 miles (1313 km). There are normally 20 trains per day traveling from Paris to Pompei and tickets for this journey start from $83.22 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 13h 25m


816 miles (1313 km)


20 trains per day


2 changes


From $83.22

Train and bus operators

Trenitalia, Flixbus, SNCF, Italo, Deutsche Bahn, TGV Lyria, BlaBlaCar Bus

Paris to Pompei train times

Check out the next trains departing from Paris to Pompei for Tuesday Apr 4th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:58 21:43 14h 45m, 7 changes
09:15 04:48 19h 33m, 3 changes
09:55 04:48 18h 53m, 6 changes
11:43 06:21 18h 38m, 3 changes
13:45 08:07 18h 22m, 3 changes
13:45 08:36 18h 51m, 2 changes
14:12 11:04 20h 52m, 2 changes
17:19 11:34 18h 15m, 5 changes
17:23 15:04 21h 41m, 4 changes
18:53 14:04 19h 11m, 6 changes

TGV, Trenitalia, TER and SNCF trains from Paris to Pompei

You can travel from Paris to Pompei on TGV, Trenitalia, TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

TGV INOUI, Frecciarossa, Italo and Frecciargento classes from Paris to Pompei

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI, Frecciarossa, Italo and Frecciargento when traveling from Paris to Pompei.

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Pompei

The price of train tickets from Paris to Pompei starts at $83.22 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 Paris 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 Paris to Pompei

Want to know more about your journey from Paris 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 Paris to Pompei take?

The average journey time by train between Paris and Pompei is 17 hours and 55 minutes, with around 20 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 Paris and Pompei by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Pompei is 13 hours and 25 minutes.

How much does the train from Paris to Pompei cost?

Train tickets from Paris to Pompei can start from as little as $83.22 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 Paris to Pompei?

No, there are no direct train services from Paris to Pompei. Travelling from Paris to Pompei by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Paris to Pompei leaves at 06:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Paris to Pompei leaves at 20:25. 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 Paris and Pompei by train?

Trains travelling from Paris to Pompei cover a distance of around 816 miles (1313 km) during the journey.

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