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.
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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.
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.§
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.
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!
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The average journey time by train between Pompei and Naples is 49 minutes, with around 15 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Pompei to Naples is 36 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Pompei to Naples can start from as little as €2.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Pompei to Naples without having to change trains. There are 15 direct trains from Pompei to Naples each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Pompei to Naples leaves at 11:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Pompei to Naples leaves at 14:51. 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.
Trains travelling from Pompei to Naples cover a distance of around 14 miles (22 km) during the journey.