Pompeii shuttle bus from Rome

Explore Pompeii independently using a convenient shuttle service or by train

Pompeii shuttle bus and independent day trip from Rome
Great value - an independent bus from Rome gets you to Pompeii

Today, Pompeii is widely considered to be one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the world — a vibrant, well-preserved and accessible destination offering a fascinating look back to an ancient Italian civilization.

Rome to Pompeii by shuttle with optional tour

An independent round-trip tour from Rome to Pompeii by air-conditioned vehicle. It's a no hassle way to arrange a do-it-yourself tour of Pompeii from Rome.

When you get to Pompeii, you can tour the site independently or upgrade to an option that includes admission tickets and includes a 2 hour tour with an English-speaking guide.

Pompeii shuttle details

The trip from Rome to Pompeii takes three and a half hours. Note, you'll board the shuttle for your return journey at 3.30pm, arriving back in Rome at around 7pm.

Depart from central Rome by air-conditioned coach. As you travel, enjoy reading the books and leaflets on Pompeii (provided) and perhaps plan your route through the ancient Unesco-listed site.

Days of operation: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday Only (March to November)

Departure point: Rome Termini Station. (main public transport hub in the centre of Rome)

Departure time: 7.30am. Due back at Termini Station about 7pm

Inclusions: Return shuttle service from Rome to Pompeii. Transportation by air-conditioned coach or mini bus. English speaking hostess on board the shuttle. Pompeii books on board for you to read and learn about the sites

Upgrade your tour: to gain access to Pompeii’s fascinating excavations and enjoy a 2-hour tour in a group of no more than 25 people, with personalized attention from your guide.

There is no toilet on board the bus, however a 10 - 15 minute stop is made en route.

Luggage storage NOT available

This tour is not wheelchair accessible

It is not possible to stay overnight in Pompeii and return to Rome the following day as shuttle services do not run daily.

If you wish to stay overnight or longer in the Naples area then you need to visit Pompeii from Rome by train.

Pompeii bus shuttle from Rome


bus shuttle Pompeii from Rome

Choose bus only or upgrade to a tour of Pompeii

• Return shuttle service from Rome to Pompeii • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences • Excellent value for money • Get inside tips from a local • Option to add on 2-hr walking tour

Rome to Pompeii by train

Frecciarossa Train - Rome to Naples in 70 minutes
Take the fast train from Rome to Naples in just 70 mins

An alternative to the fully comprehensive coach day tour from Rome is to do the long distance between Rome and Naples by train. This gives you more flexibility and tour options in Naples too.

There are three or four trains an hour between Rome Termini Station and Naples Central Station, the fastest trains taking just 70 minutes.

There are several tour combinations from Naples Central Station where the Rome trains arrive, a typical tour bus leaves Naples Central Station at 10.30am so there is plenty of time for a train down from Rome prior to boarding.

The Pompeii only tour lasts 3 hours so you are back in Naples mid-afternoon with freedom to explore the parts of Naples that interest you before getting a late train back to Rome.

There are other longer day tour options from Naples Station with permutations that include Naples.

Rome to Naples by train then tour bus - more details

Pompeii from Rome by coach tour with Mount Vesuvius or Naples

Pompeii day tour from Rome


day tour of Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius from Rome

Fully guided traditional coach tour

• Lunch included • Entrance to Pompeii & Vesuvius • Professional guided tour • Headsets to hear the guide

Pompeii day tour from Rome


day tour of Pompeii from Rome

Fully guided traditional coach tour

• Lunch included • Entrance to the Pompeii archaeological area • Hotel pick up (select hotels only) • Local guide

Pompeii, Sorrento, Positano by car from Rome

Summary of key features of the car tour

  • Private round-trip transportation between your accommodation in Rome and Pompeii plus the Amalfi Coast

  • Departure between 7 and 9 am, tour lasts around 11 hours

  • Up to 8 passengers per car

  • Price per car, not person with various vehicle sizes

  • An English speaking driver always at your disposal

  • Optional private tour guide for Pompeii

  • Clear, simple pricing, no unexpected extras

  • Just pay a small deposit to make the reservation, pay the driver on the day

Pompeii private car tour from Rome


day tour of Pompeii by car from Rome

Private car tour - 11 hour duration

Enjoy the ultimate in convenience and flexibility with this private car journey through the beautiful Italian countryside.

Your friendly English speaking driver will go at the pace that is right for you.


Fully guided tours with admissions
Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius €119
Pompeii & Naples €134
Pompeii & Amalfi Coast €229
Florence by coach - guided day tour €164
Florence by train - guided day tour €173
Capri - full day tour €156
Assisi & Orvieto - a taster of Tuscany & Umbria €118
Budget packages for independent travellers
Pompeii by train
Pompeii by van shuttle €65 or include entrance and tour for €95
Florence by train
Private tours by car
Suggested itineraries to Pompeii, Florence etc
Custom tours to your specification

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