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How to get from Salerno to Pompeii by train

Forget about driving and take a direct train from Salerno to Pompeii – you’ll get from city centre to city centre in no time at all! The average journey time by train between Salerno and Pompeii is 41 minutes, with around 33 trains covering a distance of approximately 15 miles (24 km) every half an hour every day.

To get to Pompeii from Salerno by train, head to Salerno’s main train station – it’s in the old city centre – and board one of Trenitalia’s regional trains going to Pompeii. You’ll arrive at Pompeii train station, which is also in the town centre and is only 10 minutes away from the ruins. Don’t miss the House of the Faun, one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in the city, or Villa dei Misteri, which is famous for its series of beautiful frescoes depicting the Dionysian mysteries.

Keen to learn more about the train journey from Salerno to Pompeii? Scroll down for more information, including train times, ticket prices and FAQs.

Salerno to Pompei by train

It takes an average of 43m to travel from Salerno to Pompei by train, over a distance of around 15 miles (24 km). There are normally 29 trains per day travelling from Salerno to Pompei and tickets for this journey start from €2.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 35m
Price€2.40 - €19.70
Distance15 miles (24 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
Departure stationSalerno
Arrival stationPompei
ChangesDirect trains available
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Salerno to Pompei train times

Check out the next trains departing from Salerno to Pompei for Tuesday 18th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:38 10:20 42m, direct
10:38 11:20 42m, direct
11:08 11:50 42m, direct
11:38 12:20 42m, direct
12:08 12:50 42m, direct
12:37 13:19 42m, direct
13:38 14:20 42m, direct
14:08 14:50 42m, direct
14:38 15:20 42m, direct
15:08 15:50 42m, direct

Trenitalia trains from Salerno to Pompei

You can travel from Salerno to Pompei 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 Salerno to Pompei

Train tickets from Salerno to Pompei start at €2.40 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 €2.44.
lowest price found
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price2.40
on the day
avg. single price2.44

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 Salerno to Pompei 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 Salerno to Pompei? 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 Salerno to Pompei take?

The average journey time by train between Salerno and Pompei is 43 minutes, with around 29 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 Salerno and Pompei by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Salerno to Pompei is 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Salerno to Pompei cost?

Train tickets from Salerno to Pompei can start from as little as €2.40 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 Salerno to Pompei?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Salerno to Pompei without having to change trains. There are 28 direct trains from Salerno to Pompei. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Salerno to Pompei leaves at 05:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Salerno to Pompei leaves at 21:38. 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 Salerno and Pompei by train?

Trains travelling from Salerno to Pompei cover a distance of around 15 miles (24 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Pompei to Salerno.
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 Salerno to Pompei for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/08/2020. 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 10/08/2020 for travel on 10/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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