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POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

POMPEII TICKETS

Book Your Pompeii Tickets & Tours

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Tickets to Pompeii

Tickets to Pompeii

€22
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Walk through the streets of Pompeii, a well-preserved ancient Roman city and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Learn of the town’s heartbreaking history as you see remains perfectly preserved by its burial under volcanic ash - from 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 into the life of ancient Romans.
  • Appreciate the beauty of the expansive archaeological site deeply ingrained in myth and history, with Mt Vesuvius forming an imposing backdrop.
  • Tip: During the summer, it gets very hot. Although there is water available on-site, it is recommended to carry water and some sunscreen to avoid a burn.
  • Please expect a considerable wait time as you enter the attraction, especially during holidays and weekends.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 9 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Tickets to Pompeii with Audio Guide

Tickets to Pompeii with Audio Guide

€30
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Gain access to the archaeological site of Pompeii and discover the ancient houses and shops that once made up the everyday life of the city’s inhabitants.
  • You can listen to your dedicated audio guide (available in Italian, English, French, Spanish, and German) on this self-guided tour.
  • Your tickets are valid for the entire day, giving you the freedom to plan your itinerary according to your convenience.
  • Tip: The fee for the excavation sites of Pompeii is free on every first Sunday of the month.
  • The audio guide devices are compatible with any standard plug-in headphones (they currently don't work with Bluetooth headsets or Airpods). Headsets are available for purchase onsite.
  • 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.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Pompeii

Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Pompeii

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€44
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
2 hr. - 3 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Skip the notoriously long queues at Pompeii and set out on this exclusive 2-hour small-group guided tour.
  • Walk through the rubbles of Pompeii in the company of an expert 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 ancient shops, homes, and see the amazing theater, thermal baths, and more; all set against the mighty Mt. Vesuvius in the 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
  • Tip: This tour involves a fair amount of walking, hills, and stairs; comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • The tour is unsuitable for wheelchair and pram/stroller users, and for any impairments requiring special assistance.
  • Some sites on your visit lack shade and can be hot under direct sunlight. Carry a hat, sunscreen, and a bottle of water in warm weather.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 48 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius from Sorrento

Skip-the-Line Guided Tour of Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius from Sorrento

€115
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
8 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Avoid the long queues with an exclusive skip the line entry to the archaeological site of Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius.
  • With transfers already pre-arranged, enjoy a hassle-free experience. Enjoy live commentary from your guide and learn about the significance of the places you 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
  • Tip: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes that are non slippery. The walk to the top of the volcano is a short trek, and trekking shoes are ideal.
  • The duration of the tour varies based on traffic conditions and other circumstances.
  • The uneven surface of the tour makes the tour inaccessible by people on wheelchairs or those with back problems.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Tickets to Ancient Pompeii Virtual Museum & Archeological Park

Tickets to Ancient Pompeii Virtual Museum & Archeological Park

€42
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
30 min.
  • Want to see what life was like in Pompeii before or during the volcanic eruption in 79 AD? Book this experience!
  • Get reserved entry into MAP, that is, the Magic Ancient Pompeii Virtual Museum.
  • Here you get to experience a reconstruction of a section of ancient Pompeii.
  • Be the protagonists of daily life; explore the streets, check out a Roman banquet, or peek into the Lupanar.
  • Check out animated reconstructions of the Forum, the baths, and the amphitheater and see what they looked like from above.
  • In the end, you will see the horrific eruption of Vesuvius which decreed the end of one of the richest and most important cities in the Roman Empire!
  • Tip: Stroll through the entire site as the experience ends with the spectacle of the terrible eruption of Vesuvius which decreed the end of the city but at the same time made it immortal over the centuries.
  • Facilities: Free Wi-Fi
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Pompeii Half-Day Guided Tour with Transfers from Naples

Pompeii Half-Day Guided Tour with Transfers from Naples

€75
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
4 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Hop aboard a fully fitted A/C coach/minibus from Naples and watch the Italian landscapes pass you by as you make your way to Pompeii.
  • Skip past the infamously-long ticketing queues and make your way into the well-preserved site of Pompeii, a town believed to be a myth until the 18th century.
  • Follow your expert tour guide along the cobbled streets of Pompeii and sneak a peek into the ancient lifestyle of Roman life and look out for ancient artifacts like buildings, frescos, and artwork.
  • This tour includes round-trip transfers between Naples and Pompeii alongside English audio-commentary onboard the GT coach, allowing you to make the most of your 30-minute ride.
  • Note, live guide inside the ruins will be replaced with an audio guide if the group is less than 6 people.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Pompeii Priority Access Tickets and Round Trip Transfers from Rome

Pompeii Priority Access Tickets and Round Trip Transfers from Rome

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€77
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
12 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Enjoy priority access to the Pompeii excavations with this ticket and enjoy a day of sightseeing and learning.
  • With round-trip transfers from Rome, enjoy the view outside from the comfort of air-conditioned coaches and marvel at the beauty of it all.
  • Look out your windows as you pass by Naples and let the unique Neapolitan skyline sink in, with the fearful Mount Vesuvius in the background.
  • Pick up interesting facts and disheartening stories about the history of Pompeii as you make your way through the city.
  • Walk amidst the preserved ruins of the city, discover ancient houses, bakeries, and shops, and imagine what life was like before Mount Vesuvius destroyed the city.
  • Some sites on this trip require conservative dressing, so ensure that your knees, shoulders, and backs are covered for this trip.
  • Tip: Keep an eye out for the graffiti and ancient carvings that mark many of the town’s walls and wander through any open doors that are unlocked on the day.
  • The tour is available in English, German, French, and Portuguese.
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. Knees, shoulders, and backs must be covered.
  • Please note that the round-trip transfers are from a meeting point in Rome and not from your hotels.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Day Trip to Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius or Naples from Rome

Day Trip to Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius or Naples from Rome

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€129
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
11 hr. - 13 hr.
Guided Tour
  • Gather in cozy groups of 25 people or less and set off to the magical town of Pompeii in an air-conditioned bus from Rome.
  • Next, go past ticketing queues and enter the mystical town of Pompeii. Walk through the half-buried city enveloped in ash and rubble, exploring it at your own pace.
  • Next, visit the ridge of the crater of the mighty volcano, Mt. Vesuvius, responsible for wiping Pompeii off the world map.
  • Your tour of Mount Vesuvius may get replaced with a visit to the city of Naples if bad weather impedes.
  • Day Trip to Pompeii & Mt. Vesuvius from Rome
  • Day Trip to Pompeii & Naples from Rome
  • Tip: As you trek up Mt. Vesuvius, look out on your right for fascinating views of the Bay of Naples, and on your left for the caldera or volcanic crater.
  • From the end of November to the end of March, guests can, instead of visiting Mt. Vesuvius, drive a short way to Naples and visit the beautiful 'city by the bay'.
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking, comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • Temperatures on the Volcano may be a bit lower than temperatures on the ground, a sweater or light jacket is recommended, especially outside of the summer months.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Visit Pompeii Ruins

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.

All Your Pompeii Tickets and Tour Options

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Entry Tickets

Duration: Flexible

  • Enjoy entry into the Pompeii ruins.
  • Once you enter you can stay for as long as your like. It is recommended that you spend at least 4 hours exploring the ancient city.
  • Opt for a ticket that provides you with a dedicated audio guide that will make this self-guided tour more insightful.

Cancelation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 9 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Combo Tickets

Duration: Upto 13 hours

  • Combo tickets allow you to enter and explore other popular attractions near Pompeii such as Mount Vesuvius and the Amalfi Coast.
  • While these tickets might be more expensive than one that provides access only to Pompeii; however, they provide skip-the-line access and guided tours to some of the most-visited destinations in Italy, making them a great deal.
  • These day-long tours are the best option if you have limited time and would like to visit all popular attractions.

Cancelation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Special Access Tickets

Duration: 30 mins

  • These tickets will allow you access to the Magic Ancient Pompeii Virtual Museum.
  • See what life at Pompeii was like before the volcanic eruption in 79 AD through animated reconstructions of the city.
  • Experience the eruption of Vesuvius which destroyed the ancient city.

Cancelation Policy: You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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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.

Why Book Your Pompeii Tickets Online?

The best way to get hold of your Pompeii tickets is to buy them online. You will be able to make advanced bookings and take advantage of amazing deals, along with many additional benefits.

Convenience: You can skip the long queues and book your tickets with just a click. You’ll also get 24/7  customer service on the phone, by email, or chat. 

Advanced Reservation: You can plan your trip in advance and avoid any disappointments like tickets selling out.

Discounts: The Pompeii ticket prices start at €22. You can avail of some of the best discounts and book combo tours that allow you to visit popular attractions in Italy along with the ancient city.

Safety: Online booking of tickets allow for safe transactions.

Which Pompeii Ticket Should You Choose?

1. If you’re short on time

Your best bet would be to opt for Pompeii tickets that offer skip-the-line entry.

2. If you’re on a budget

Look out for the standard Pompeii entry ticket if you’re traveling on a budget. These tickets provide basic access to the ancient city. For an additional €7, you can get hold of an audioguide that will educate you about key aspects of this historic monument.    

3. If you’re looking for a guided tour

While on a guided Pompeii tour, a professional tour guide, fluent in the language of your choosing, will accompany you allowing you to truly understand the history and significance of the attraction. These tickets also allow you skip-the-line access to the ancient city.

Explore the Ruins of Pompeii

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

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Villa dei Misteri

Also known as the Villa of the Mysteries, the site is a well-preserved landmark in the Pompeii ruins, complete with a garden and terrace. It is fabled for its wall frescos which are believed to illustrate the initiation of a young woman into a Greco-Roman mystery cult. It was discovered in 1910 and is said to have belonged to the Istacidii’s, a wealthy family that resided in Pompeii during the Augustan Era.

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The House of the Tragic Poet

Also known as the Homeric House or The Iliadic House, this is 2nd Century villa in Pompeii is famous for its mosaic floors and fresco walls that depict detailed stories of Greek mythology. Archaeologist Antonio Bonucci excavated the house in 1824; despite its small size, it is deemed to have the best interiors amongst all the houses in Pompeii due to the still-visible frescoes and elegant decor.

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The Temple of Isis

Located behind Teatro Grande, this landmark is a Roman temple dedicated to Isis, an Egyptian goddess. It was one of the first sites that surfaced when the Pompeii excavations began. The first temple built in 62 AD was destroyed by an earthquake; the current structure was built to replace it. Principal devotees of the Temple are believed to be women, slaves and freedmen. It is believed to have been used as a forum for social, political and economic gatherings.

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Temple of Apollo

One of Pompeii’s most important -- and most-visited -- religious buildings, the Temple of Apollo, is dedicated to the Greek and Roman god Apollo. The temple has 48 Ionic columns and stands on a high podium. In this compound, you will find a bronze statue of Apollo archer and in front, you will find the bust of Diana in the original location that they were before it was buried under debris.

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Pompeii Spectacula

Pompeii Spectacula, the amphitheater of Pompeii, was built around 70 BC. It is the oldest surviving Roman amphitheater known, built of stone; earlier, amphitheater’s were said to have been built with wood. The Colosseum in Rome postdates the Pompeii Spectacula by over a century! This amphitheater has given historians a great deal of information about the gladiatorial culture of Rome as it was the primary ground for major sporting events during the time.

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Stabian Baths

The Stabian Baths stand close to the Forum and are the oldest in the city. It is evidently divided into 2 sections along the same axis: male and female, with a courtyard gym. Much like other Roman baths, there were different rooms with thermal pools of different temperatures and depths. Apparently, hot water ran through the chamber walls for heating. The dressing rooms here are an interesting detail with figurative panels of mythological figures and athletes.

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Lupanare

Lupanare, Roman for “wolf den”, was the largest and most famous brothel in Pompeii. The prostitutes here were called Lupa (Roman for she-wolf) and were said to be frequented daily by patrons and traders from across Italy. Those days, brothels were typically small with a few rooms; over the years, 35 lupanares have been found around Pompeii. They were identified by erotic paintings on their walls; like phalluses engraved on paving or stones on house facades around the Lupanar.

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House of the Vetti

Spanning an entire block, the House of Vettii is one of the largest in Pompeii, preserved in almost pristine condition. This luxurious Domus, through its fresco and pictorial depictions, tells a great deal about the rich merchants of Pompeii. It is said that the brothers Aulo Vettio Restituto and Aulo Vettio Conviva who owned the house, had the walls decorated by one of the best painters in Pompeii in order to flaunt their status symbol.

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House of the Faun

Also known as Casa del Fauno, this house was built during the 2nd century BC and is found to be one of the largest and most impressive private residences in Pompeii. This luxurious aristocratic household was home to several famed pieces of art like the legendary Alexander Mosaic, and speaks a great deal about the lives of the rich Romans. It houses 2 atriums, one intended for residence and the other for work.

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Beyond Pompeii

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Plan Your Visit to Pompeii

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Getting There
Entrances
Tips & Guidelines
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  • Take advantage of the audio guide to make the most of your visit. You can choose from multiple language options like English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French.
  • The ruins of Pompeii are wheelchair-accessible. Several pathways have been created to facilitate ease of movement.
  • 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.
  • Keep your camera handy. Photograph is permitted at Pompeii.

Frequently Asked Questions About Pompeii Tickets

Q. Are Pompeii tickets available online?

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

Q. What do Pompeii tickets include?

A. Standard Pompeii ticket includes entry into the ancient city. You can stay for as long as you like and explore the ruins from one end to the other.

Q. Are discounts available on Pompeii tickets?

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

Q. Can I get skip-the-line tickets for the Pompeii?

A. Yes, you can purchase Pompeii skip-the-line tickets. These allow you to bypass the long lines and enter the ancient city with priority access.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Pompeii tickets?

A. It depends on the Pompeii ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 48-72 hours in advance, for others there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation.

Q. What are Pompeii's opening hours?

A. Pompeii is open from 1 November to 31 March from 9 AM to 5 PM with final entry timings being at 3:30 PM. From 1 April to 31 October, its opening hours are from 9 AM to 7 PM, with final entry at 5:30 PM. It is closed on: 25th December, 1st May, 1st January

Q. How do I enter Pompeii?

A. Pompeii can be accessed via Porta Marina, Piazza Esedra or Piazza Anfiteatro entrances.

Q. Are the ruins of Pompeii wheelchair-accessible?

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

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