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Pompeii - Entrance Ticket

€22
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  • Visit Pompeii, a well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site deeply ingrained in myth and history.
  • Appreciate the beauty of the expansive archaeological site, with Mt Vesuvius forming an imposing backdrop.
  • Learn of the town’s heartbreaking history as you see remains that are almost perfectly preserved by volcanic ash - from its frescos to buildings, artworks, and even human plaster casts.
  • Discover everyday objects, an amphitheater, public baths, and other sites that will give you a glimpse of the life of ancient Romans.
  • Note: Please expect a considerable wait time as you enter the attraction, especially during holidays and weekends.
  • Last admission from 1 Nov to 31 Mar is 3:30pm
  • Last admission from 1 Apr to 31 Oct is 5:30pm
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 1 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pompeii Entry Tickets with Audio Guide

€30
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  • Gain access to the archaeological site of Pompeii and discover the sites and places of this UNESCO World Heritage Site at your own pace.
  • This self-guided tour allows you to plug out the rest of the world as you listen to your dedicated audio guide (available in Italian, English, French, Spanish, and German) and walk through the remains and ruins of this beautifully preserved ancient city.
  • Travel back in time as you walk through the ruins, discovering ancient houses, bakeries, and shops that once made up the everyday life of the city’s inhabitants.
  • Your tickets are valid for the entire day, giving you the freedom to plan your itinerary according to your convenience.
  • To redeem the audio guide, it is necessary to leave a document or a security deposit as a guarantee, which will be returned. Please show a valid ID with a photo along with the
    reservation if requested.
  • Please note that you are required to enter from Porta Marina Superiore or Porta Marina Inferiore to avoid queues and go through priority access. Entering via the other 2 gates at Pompeii may not necessarily allow you priority access.
  • Please note you will have to print this ticket beforehand and present it to redeem your admission ticket.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pompeii Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line

From €53€42.40
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2 hr. - 3 hr.
  • Whizz past the notoriously long queues of Pompeii and set out on this exclusive 2-hour small-group guided tour.
  • Walkthrough the rubbles of Pompeii in the company of your charming guide and pick up fascinating secrets and stories about this historic land.
  • Make sure to notice the many statues and frescos sprinkled through the town, along with 4 public baths and 25 street fountains.
  • Stroll through the cobbled streets and imagine what life was like when the once-thriving town was up and running.
  • Enter the ancient shops and see the amazing theatre, thermal baths, and more, all set against Mt. Vesuvius as a backdrop.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • English Tour
  • English VIP Small Group (<15)
  • Spanish Tour
  • French Tour
  • German Tour
  • Italian Tour
  • Portuguese Tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip The Line Guided Tour: Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius Volcano from Sorrento

€99
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8 hr.
  • Explore the archaeological site of Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius.
  • With transfers already pre-arranged, enjoy a hassle-free experience.
  • Avoid the long queues with an exclusive skip the line entry to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius.
  • Enjoy live commentary from your guide, and learn about the historical significance of the attractions you will see.
  • Get a chance to see some historic landmarks of Pompeii such as The Large Theater, The Forum Baths, The Macellum, The Temple of Jupiter, and more!
  • Walk to the edge of the Vesuvius crater, located nearly 1280 meters above sea level.

This ticket offers the following options that you can choose from:

  • English Guided Tour
  • Italian Guided Tour
  • Infants aged 0-1 go free. Children aged 2-12 enjoy reduced ticket prices (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius Volcano Day Trip from Rome Tickets

€129
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11 hr.
  • Gather in cozy groups of 25 members or less and set off to the magical town of Pompeii in an air-conditioned bus.
  • Next up, cut through the ticketing queues and make your way to the mystical town of Pompeii as you walk through the half-buried city enveloped in ash and rubble.
  • Enjoy a 3-hour self-guided tour through Pompeii, letting you absorb its beauty and heartbreaking history at your own pace.
  • Next, visit the deadly volcano, Mt. Vesuvius which was responsible for wiping Pompeii off the world map.
  • Stand on the ridge of the crater of the mighty Mount Vesuvius and learn all about this terrifying volcano.
  • Your tour of Mount Vesuvius may get replaced with a visit to the city of Naples if bad weather impedes.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Pompeii and Herculaneum Full Day Archaeological Excursion From Naples

€149
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9 hr.
  • Tick off two important archeological sites ingrained in myth and history - Pompeii and Herculaneum, on the same day!
  • Immortalized by nature’s wrath, both these tourist hotspots offer sneak peeks into the typical lifestyle of Romans in the 1st century.
  • This ticket includes round-trip transfers between Naples, Pompeii, and Herculaneum on comfortable air-conditioned coaches.
  • Deboard at the first destination: Pompeii, and walk with your expert archeologist guide, picking up intriguing facts as you go.
  • Start your tour at the perfectly preserved site of Pompeii, where you will marvel at various artifacts such as artwork, frescoes, and ancient buildings.
  • Highlights of the site include - The Basilica, the Forum, the Macellum, the Baths, the Thermopolium, the bakery, plaster casts of the victims, Lupanare, Via dell’Abbondanza & the theaters.
  • Make your way towards Herculaneum, a town better preserved than Pompeii during the aftermath of Mount Vesuvius’s eruption in 79 AD, and witness palaces, houses, and colleges frozen under volcanic ash in impeccable condition.
  • Highlights of the site include - the beach, Temple of the Augustali, Marco Nonio Balbo's Terrace, the house of Neptune and Amphitrite, the Samnite house, the Gym, the house of the Deers.
  • Note: This tour is available in English only.
  • Children aged 11 and under enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Once upon a time, Pompeii was a vibrant blue-collar town until the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79 covered it under a thick carpet of volcanic ash and reduced it to ruins and debris. Today, what is left of the ancient city of Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage site and pulls millions of visitors yearly.

This archeological site, set on the coast of the Bay of Naples, is about 240 km from Rome and just about 25 km from Naples, making it an excellent day trip option. Moreover, coming so close to Pompeii and not visiting the Pompeii Ruins and Mount Vesuvius is an absolute crime! There’s plenty of historic sites to be visited and olden culture to be soaked in! Book your Pompeii tickets today to explore a gem of European history.

All Your Pompeii Tickets and Tour Options

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Guided Tours

Due to the vast space it covers, exploring the ruins of Pompeii can feel overwhelming. The best solution is to opt for a guided tour of Pompeii. A professional, multi-lingual tour guide will accompany you along the way, guiding you towards all the main points of attraction and enlightening you with interesting trivia and history of the landmark.

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Priority Access

Owing to its popularity, the ruins of Pompeii are almost always crowded, particularly if you plan to visit during peak season. If you’re looking for a way to bypass the long waiting queues, your best bet would be to opt for priority access tickets. With these, you can avoid the long lines and get straight to the entrance without wasting time.

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Return Transfers

The closest city to Pompeii is Naples, located at about a 30 km distance. Planning your commute between the two regions can be quite a hassle. To avoid this, you can opt for tickets that include return transfers. In this way, you will be picked up and dropped back off to your hotel in an air-conditioned coach.  

Pompeii Tickets Discounts

EU nationals between 18-25 enjoy reduced pricing on their tickets, while those under 18 can enter for free, on submitting a valid ID.

Pompeii Tickets with Audio Guides

Pompeii skip the lines tickets also come with a dedicated audio guide option, which can be collected at the entrance. The audio-guides are available in Italian, English, French, Spanish, German, and Mandarin.

Things to Do at the Ruins of Pompeii

While there's plenty to explore and discover in Pompeii, here is a list of things to do in Pompeii.

Plan Your Visit

Opening Hours
Getting There
Tips & Guidelines
Day Tours
What are Pompeii’s opening hours?

Pompeii's opening hours from 1st November to 31st March are from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM with last entry timings being 3:30 PM. From 1st April to 31st October, its opening hours are from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM, with final entry being at 5:30 PM. Closed on: 25th December, 1st May, 1st January

How long does take to complete a tour of Pompeii?

Ideally, it would take two days to complete an entire tour of the ruins; however, you can tour the major parts of the town within a day.

What is the best time to visit Pompeii?

The best time to visit Pompeii is during the off-season, between October to April, if you’re looking to avoid large crowds. 

What is the best way to get to Pompeii?

The closest cities to Pompeii are Rome and Naples. From these cities, the fastest and most economical way to get to Pompeii is by taking the train or opting for Pompeii tickets that include hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Can I take the train to get to Pompeii?

Yes. You can take a train from your location and get off at Stazione Trenitalia Pompei, the primary train station in Pompeii.

Which entrance do I use to enter Pompeii?

While there are three primary entrances to enter Pompeii, as of now, only the Piazza Anfiteatro and Piazza Esedra ones are in use.

Are audio guides available on a Pompeii tour?

With your skip-the-line Pompeii tickets, you get audio guides as well. You can choose from multiple language options like English, Spanish, German, Italian and French.

Is Pompeii wheelchair-accessible?

Yes, the ruins of Pompeii are wheelchair-accessible. Several pathways have been created to facilitate ease of movement.

Is storage facility available at Pompeii?

No. Large backpacks or suitcases are not permitted on the premises. A small baggage counter is available where you can check in personal belongings like coats, umbrellas, purses, etc.

Is photography allowed at Pompeii?

Yes. Photograph is permitted at Pompeii.

Rome to Pompeii

Plan a day trip from Rome to Pompeii. With your tickets, get skip-the-line access to bypass the long waiting lines and enjoy informative tours with a professional guide. Moreover, you also get return transfers with your tickets, allowing you to avoid the hassle of planning a commute. On a Rome to Pompeii day trip, you can also opt for combo offers that will take you on a tour of neighboring regions like the Amalfi Coast or the city of Naples. Additionally, you can opt for tickets that also provide access to Mount Vesuvius as part of the tour.

Naples to Pompeii

Plan a day trip from Naples to Pompeii. With your tickets, enjoy informative tours with a professional guide and return transfers, allowing you to avoid the hassle of planning your commute. On a Naples to Pompeii day trip, you can also opt for combo offers that will take you on a tour of neighboring regions like the Amalfi Coast or Capri. Additionally, you can opt for tickets that also provide access to Mount Vesuvius as part of the tour.

Things To Do Around Pompeii

Mount Vesuvius Tour
Herculaneum
Royal Palace of Caserta
Naples City Tour
Capri Tour
Amalfi Coast
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Located just about 30 minutes from the ruins of Pompeii, the city of Naples is sure to give you the ultimate Italian experience. Often overshadowed by popular cities like Rome, Florence and Venice, Naples however holds it own. Home to several historic castles, cathedrals and museums, there's plenty to explore in Naples. Soak in the ancient ruins, indulge in authentic Italian pizza, and explore its artistic side. Another major benefit of visiting Naples is that it is a great location to take day trips from, to regions like Pompeii, Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, etc. Book Pompeii tours that include a visit to the city of Naples and make the most of your Italian experience.

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Pompeii Tickets FAQs

Is it safe to visit Pompeii post-Coronavirus in 2021?

Pompeii reopened to the public in 2021 following a closure due to the pandemic. For the safety of its visitors, Pompeii now accepts online reservations and has administered several health measures in place.

What are the public safety measures at Pompeii in 2021?

Since Pompeii's reopening, various safety guidelines have been implemented. Guests can now book their tickets online. The use of face masks is mandatory for visitors, and they will undergo temperature checks at the entrance. Social distancing must also be strictly maintained, and hand sanitizers are also available at various points of the site.

Are Pompeii tickets available online in 2021?

Yes, you can now book your Pompeii tickets online. Guests can choose their preferred time slot and will be allowed in every 15 minutes.

What is the maximum group size for guided tours?

Guided tour groups can now accommodate a maximum of 10 individuals.

What are Pompeii opening hours in 2021?

Pompeii is open from 1st November to 31st March from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM with final entry timings being at 3:30 PM. From 1st April to 31st October, its opening hours are from 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM, with final entry at 5:30 PM. It is closed on: 25th December, 1st May, 1st January

How do I enter Pompeii?

Pompeii can be accessed via Piazza Esedra or Piazza Anfiteatro.

Are the ruins of Pompeii wheelchair-accessible?

Yes. Various pathways have been constructed to ensure ease of movement. Differently-abled visitors can enter Pompeii through Piazza Anfiteatro entrance.