From 1 April to 31 October
Monday to Friday | 9:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday | 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
From the 1 November to 31 March
Monday to Friday | 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ( last entrance at 3:30 PM)
Saturday & Sunday |8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December
Rome to Pompeii By Train
This is the fastest and most comfortable option to get from Rome to Pompeii. While there are several slow and high speed trains that ply from Rome to Pompeii, we would suggest opting for the High Speed Trains as they take 2 hours or less compared to the slow trains that take about 4 hours. Note, almost all trains from Rome to Pompeii involve a transfer at Naples. While there are many trains that shuttle this route, we recommend Frecciarossa and Frecciabianca trains.
Total Duration of Travel - 2 hours ( inclusive of Naples transfer)
Rome to Pompeii by Bus
Road trip lovers can embark on a journey from Rome to Pompeii by bus and have a great time enjoying the vistas of Italian countryside. Although the bus journey takes longer than trains, it is a great option B. Moreover, most coaches come with guided tours which comes handy when in Pompeii. Always book round trip tickets to get a cheaper deal than single way tickets. The major point of convenience that buses have over trains is that you can avoid the hassle of transfer in Naples. All you have to do is sit in the bus and you will reach Pompeii in comfort.
Total Duration of Travel - 3 hours
Rome to Pompeii by Car
Driving from Rome to Pompeii is a great option as you have the flexibility of stopping in tiny towns on your way, experiencing a little more of the Italian countryside and strolling by Pompeii and Naples at your own pace. However, this is an expensive option when you calculate the costs of renting a car, fuel and parking fee. If you want to sit in the comfort or a car but be chauffeured down, there are plenty of tours that arrange the same. However, be warned this works out to be the most expensive option of traveling from Rome to Naples.
Total Duration of Travel - 2 ½ hours - 3 hours
There are 3 entrances to Pompeii.