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Take the train from Pompei to Paestum in 54 minutes

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

You can expect the journey from Pompei to Paestum by train to take around 1 hour 55 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 54 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 16 trains per day running on this route, which spans 56 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Paestum. Trenitalia trains are the main operator of services on this route, so you're likely to travel with them for all or at least part of your journey to Paestum.

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 Pompei to Paestum start from $5.09 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!

Pompei to Paestum by train

It takes an average of 1h 55m to travel from Pompei to Paestum by train, over a distance of around 35 miles (56 km). There are normally 16 trains per day traveling from Pompei to Paestum and tickets for this journey start from $5.09 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 54m
PriceFrom $5.09
Distance35 miles (56 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train06:12
Last train22:44
Departure stationPompei
Arrival stationPaestum
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia

Pompei to Paestum train times

Check out the next trains departing from Pompei to Paestum for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:35 08:03 1h 28m, 1 change
07:38 09:01 1h 23m, 1 change
10:05 11:45 1h 40m, 1 change
11:35 13:03 1h 28m, 1 change
12:35 14:02 1h 27m, 1 change
13:05 14:49 1h 44m, 1 change
14:05 15:30 1h 25m, 1 change
15:05 16:46 1h 41m, 1 change
16:05 17:42 1h 37m, 1 change
17:05 18:32 1h 27m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Pompei to Paestum

You can travel from Pompei to Paestum on Trenitalia 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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Pompei to Paestum

The price of train tickets from Pompei to Paestum starts at $5.09 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 Pompei to Paestum 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 Pompei to Paestum

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

The average journey time by train between Pompei and Paestum is 1 hour and 55 minutes, with around 16 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 Pompei and Paestum by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Pompei to Paestum is 54 minutes.

How much does the train from Pompei to Paestum cost?

Train tickets from Pompei to Paestum can start from as little as $5.09 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 Pompei to Paestum?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Pompei to Paestum without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Pompei to Paestum each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Pompei to Paestum leaves at 06:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Pompei to Paestum leaves at 22:44. 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 Pompei and Paestum by train?

Trains travelling from Pompei to Paestum cover a distance of around 35 miles (56 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paestum to Pompei.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Pompei to Paestum for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. 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 08/02/2022 for travel on 08/02/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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