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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Fully guided traditional coach tour
• Lunch included • Entrance to Pompeii & Vesuvius • Professional guided tour • Headsets to hear the guide
Fully guided traditional coach tour
• Lunch included • Entrance to the Pompeii archaeological area • Hotel pick up (select hotels only) • Local guide
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
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|