Take the train from Rome to Pompeii and discover this fascinating ancient Roman town with no hassle at all. The average journey time by train between Rome and Pompeii is 2 hours and 15 minutes, with around 26 trains per day.
Just south of Naples, Pompeii is an easy day trip from Rome by high-speed train – simply follow our steps below for a smooth and stress-free journey.
Step 1, take a high-speed train to Naples
Step 2, take a regional train from Naples to Pompeii
Step 3, have a walk to the ruins
Ready to book your next train journey? Keep reading for more information, including train times and ticket prices.
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 Roma Termini to Pompei 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!
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 Roma Termini and Pompei is 3 hours and 51 minutes, with around 23 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 Roma Termini to Pompei is 2 hours and 22 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Roma Termini to Pompei can start from as little as €14.80 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.
No, there are no direct train services from Roma Termini to Pompei. Travelling from Roma Termini to Pompei by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Roma Termini to Pompei leaves at 05:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Roma Termini to Pompei leaves at 22:06. 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 Roma Termini to Pompei cover a distance of around 131 miles (211 km) during the journey.