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Pompeii Half Day Tour from Rome by High-Speed Train

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Key Highlights

  • Visit one of the major tourist attractions in Italy with this comprehensive tour
  • Ideal for those with limited time who want to experience Pompeii from Rome
  • Travel in an air-conditioned high speed train from Rome to cut down your travel time to Pompeii
  • Skip-the-line entrance ensures fast track entry to Pompeii
  • See history come alive as your guide will share interesting stories and anecdotes about Pompeii
  • Visit the newly opened Domus, homes of Pompeii’s most influential people
  • Our local partner for this tour has been awarded the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr 16 - 29 Oct 16: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday


    7 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    At Piazza dei Cinquecento, facing the main entrance of Termini train station. The meeting point is located on the far left just outside the entrance. Our local representative will be wearing a blue City Wonders polo shirt or jacket for easy recognition.
    Metro (all lines): Get off at the Termini stop and take one of the exits leading you outside the station. Once outside, walk to Piazza dei Cinquecento, the large square in front of the station.
    Taxi: Ask the taxi driver to take you to the main entrance of the Termini train station in Piazza dei Cinquecento.
    Bus: Termini train station is an important transport hub in Rome and there are many bus lines that stop there.
    GPS Coordinates: 41.901518, 12.501788
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    Ending Point

    Termini train station

  • Overview & Itinerary


    This Pompeii tour from Rome is crafted specially for those who are short on time and want to enjoy a comprehensive tour of Pompeii. Take a special air-conditioned, high-speed train from Rome and Naples and travel to Pompeii in a private coach accompanied by an expert, English speaking guide.

    Considered one of the most fascinating archeological sites in the world, the city of Pompeii was buried under the volcanic ash and pumice for centuries after the fierce Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.

    The half day guided Pompeii tour will take you to the excavation site and show you the places where Pompeian villagers and aristocrats once went about their daily activities. You will also get the opportunity to see the recently-opened Domus, the lavish homes of Pompeii’s most influential people.


    To begin your Pompeii tour from Rome, make your way to Piazza dei Cinquecento, facing the main entrance of Termini train station, where you will meet our local representative. He/she will provide you the train tickets and look after the seating arrangements to ensure you have a comfortable journey to Naples.

    The special, air-conditioned high-speed train will take an hour to reach Naples and will pass by spectacular scenery of the countryside. Upon your arrival at Naples, your English speaking guide will welcome you at the station and help you board a private coach which will take you to the world-famous ruins of Pompeii.

    Walk past the long queues with your skip-the-line ticket to Pompeii and embark upon a 2-hour guided tour of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the excavation site which was buried under volcanic debris for over 1600 years. Walk the cobbled streets where the people of Pompeii went about their daily lives.

    You will also visit the newly opened Domus, the residences of the ancient elite. Marvel at the beautiful frescoes of animals, powerful gods and lush landscapes decorated on the walls of these structures.

    Pompeii was a well-developed Roman city which had a huge amphitheatre that held gladiatorial fights, temples of worship, luxurious Roman villas decorated with brightly painted frescoes and marvelous mosaics and highly mechanised waterway systems. Your guide will bring the relics back to life through his commentary and share interesting local stories about the city.

    After exploring the main parts of Pompeii, your guide will leave you for a short coffee break or you can spend some time buying souvenirs from the local shops.

    After the break, you will get back to your coach and depart for Naples, from where you will take your train back to Rome.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Train tickets to Naples
    • Naples to Pompeii private coach
    • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
    • Skip-the-Line access to Pompeii
    • Audio headsets so you can always hear your guide


    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
    • Meals
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm departure details.

    This tour ends around 2:10pm at Termini Station.

    It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure time in order for our local representative to provide train tickets and accompany you to your seats on the train. Late arrivals will not be eligible for a refund.

    Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages.

    Photography is permitted throughout the tour.

    Extra measures may be implemented due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering the venue. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.

    isango! reserves the right to refuse participation on its tours to any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to any guest whose behaviour is disorderly, or poses a threat to other guests or the staff.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
    • Very professional and fun. My wife and I really enjoyed the tour and experience....

    • Best efficiency in visiting Pompei and Rome !!

      Amid tight schedule, Fully enjoyed...