Take the train from Pompeii to Rome and you’ll be right into the heart of the Eternal City without having to worry about traffic or parking. The average journey time by train between Pompeii and Rome is 2 hours and 23 minutes, with around 29 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for services on a specific travel date.
As there’s no direct train from Pompeii to Rome, you can take one of Trenitalia’s regional trains from Pompeii to Naples and then a high-speed train from Naples to Rome. Frecciarossa and Italo trains can reach speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h), meaning the fastest journeys between Pompeii and Rome can take less than two hours.
Fancy travelling in style? Upgrade to First Class (Frecciarossa Executive or Italo Club Executive) and you’ll travel in total comfort thanks to all the amenities available on board, including a fancy at-seat meal service, large leather seats and free WiFi.
Getting off at Roma Termini station, you’ll be able to reach the capital’s main attractions with ease – we’re looking at you, Colosseum!
Still not convinced? Keep reading for more information about train times and ticket prices and book your train tickets from Pompeii to Rome with us.
It takes an average of 2h 25m to travel from Pompei to Rome by train, over a distance of around 131 miles (211 km). There are normally 57 trains per day travelling from Pompei to Rome and tickets for this journey start from €2.60 when you book in advance.
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131 miles (211 km)
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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 Rome 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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Pompei and Rome is 2 hours and 25 minutes, with around 57 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 Rome is 1 hour and 50 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Pompei to Rome can start from as little as €2.60 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Pompei to Rome. Travelling from Pompei to Rome by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Pompei to Rome leaves at 00:28. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Pompei to Rome 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.
Trains travelling from Pompei to Rome cover a distance of around 131 miles (211 km) during the journey.