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Taking the train from Pompeii to Naples

Leave your car behind and travel by train from Pompeii to Naples – you’ll get from city centre to city centre before you even know it. The average journey time by train between Pompeii and Naples is 46 minutes, with around 33 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on at the top of the page to search for services on a specific travel date.

To get to Naples from Pompeii, you can either take the slower commuter Circumvesuviana train or Trenitalia’s regional train, the difference being that the commuter train station is closer to the ruins than Trenitalia’s train station. However, if you don’t mind walking for 10 minutes once you arrive, you’ll get to enjoy Trenitalia’s newer and less crowded service compared to the Circumvesuviana train.

You’ll get off at Napoli Garibaldi station, which is on the floor below Napoli Centrale (Naples’ main train station). Once in Naples, take in its beautiful Baroque and Gothic churches, have a wander around its narrow streets and enjoy some of Italy’s tastiest specialities. Make sure you also stop by the National Archaeological Museum, where many of the artefacts found at the ruins of Pompeii are now displayed.

Feeling inspired? Keep reading for more information, including some useful FAQs, and book your train tickets from Pompeii to Naples with us today.

Pompei to Naples by train

It takes an average of 1h 55m to travel from Pompei to Naples by train, over a distance of around 14 miles (22 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Pompei to Naples and tickets for this journey start from €2.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 44m
Price€2.80 - €21.40
Distance14 miles (22 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationPompei
Arrival stationNaples
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Pompei to Naples train times

Check out the next trains departing from Pompei to Naples for Tuesday 11th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:06 13:07 2h 01m, 1 change
12:36 14:28 1h 52m, 1 change
13:20 14:49 1h 29m, 1 change
13:36 15:17 1h 41m, 1 change
14:36 16:17 1h 41m, 1 change
15:36 17:23 1h 47m, 1 change
16:39 18:28 1h 49m, 1 change
17:36 19:17 1h 41m, 1 change
18:06 19:58 1h 52m, 1 change
18:36 20:17 1h 41m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Pompei to Naples

You can travel from Pompei to Naples 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 Naples

Train tickets from Pompei to Naples start at €2.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €3.06.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price2.80
on the day
avg. single price3.06

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 Naples 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Pompei and Naples is 1 hour 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 Pompei and Naples by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Pompei to Naples is 44 minutes.

How much does the train from Pompei to Naples cost?

Train tickets from Pompei to Naples can start from as little as €2.80 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 Naples?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Pompei to Naples without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Pompei to Naples. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

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

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

The last train from Pompei to Naples leaves at 22:54. 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 Naples by train?

Trains travelling from Pompei to Naples cover a distance of around 14 miles (22 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Naples to Pompei.
Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in Italy. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
 / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Pompei to Naples for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 04/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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