The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Rome to Pompei will cost around $ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 11.
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Of the 7 buses that leave Rome for Pompei every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 211 km distance in an average of 2 h 32 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 50 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 20 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||131 miles (211 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$21 (€17)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Marozzi, BlaBlaCar, ExpressBus or Italo|
Buses from Rome to Pompei cover the 131 miles (211 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 25 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Marozzi, BlaBlaCar, ExpressBus or Italo. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Pompei, Piazza Falcone e Borsellino.
You can travel by bus from Rome to Pompei with FlixBus, Italo and Marozzi for as low as $20 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Rome and Pompei.
Omio helps you find the perfect Rome - Pompei bus with FlixBus. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus between Rome and Pompei, Omio shows you FlixBus’s current bus schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best bus ticket for your upcoming Rome to Pompei journey. You can expect to travel around 131 miles (211 km) from Rome to Pompei on a bus with FlixBus. Once you are ready, buy your one-way FlixBus tickets from Rome to Pompei starting as low as $20 (€16) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus instead of purchasing tickets at the bus station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with FlixBus!
FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Rome to Pompei:
Buses from Rome to Pompei run year-round once per day on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays. This is a 3h non-stop route. With your bus ticket, you will access the incredible archaeological site of Pompei, where visitors can explore the preserved ruins of the Roman town that was buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. Bring your walking shoes and be prepared to experience this amazing city that is frozen in time!
Pompei is located about 150 miles south of Rome, and a direct trip from Rome to Pompei by bus takes only 3h. Pompei is the first stop along the Rome to Sorrento line, making this a non-stop journey. Sit back and enjoy the views of the rolling hills, mountainsides and vineyards along the way.
There is one bus that departs from Rome to Pompeii per day, three days per week. On Mondays and Fridays, the bus departs Rome around 3:00 p.m. On Sundays, the bus departs at 7:00 a.m. No matter which day you select for your bus ticket, your route will take you directly to Pompei without any stops between the cities.
Departure bus station: The Tiburtina bus station is located across the street (the Circonvallazione Tiburtina) from the Tiburtina railway station. Walking, the station is about 2.6 miles (4.2 km) from the Colosseum in the center of Rome. The Metro departs from the Colosseum stop about every 6min, and it is a 9min ride to the Tiburtina train station on the blue line (Line B). It is best to arrive at the bus station about 15min early to allow time to find the bus and load your luggage, if needed. Facilities at the station include the bus ticket offices, a few shops and cafes, restrooms and limited parking. Passengers should be aware that this is an open-air station with limited seating and limited protection from the elements.
Arrival bus station: Casello Autostrade Castellammare (Motorway Exit Castellammare) is a bus stop in Pompeii near the Porte di Pompei shopping mall. There is no public transportation available from this bus stop to the closest entrance to the archeological area of Pompei, which is the Porta Marina. The walk to the Porta Marina is about 1.3 miles (2.1 km). Because this bus stop is just a stop along the road (not a bus or train station), there are no facilities at this location. However, the bus stop is in a shopping area, so there are public restrooms, shops and restaurants nearby. The Pompei, Scavi bus stop is located near the Scavi train station, just across the street from the Porta Marina, Archaeological Park Entrance. Because this is simply a bus stop and not a bus station, there are no station facilities at the stop. However, at the Porta Marina there is a visitor information center, restrooms, restaurant, and free luggage storage. Public transportation is not needed to reach the Porta Marina because it is an easy quarter-mile (400 m) walk, which should take about 5min.
The bus company providing year-round services from Rome to Pompei is Marozzi. Marozzi is an Italian bus line based in Bari, Italy. The company operates one national bus line and two regional bus lines in the country.
Marozzi’s schedule has one Rome to Pompei route per day on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays. The non-stop journey lasts about 3h, departing from the Tiburtina bus station in Rome and arriving either at the Casello Autostrade Castellammare bus stop (weekdays) or the Scavi bus stop (Sundays). Both of the Pompei bus stops are on-street stops (rather than stopping at a train station). Marozzi has a fleet of modern buses and a liberal ticket policy. Marozzi allows for full ticket exchanges and time changes of their bus tickets. For exchanges, passengers can return their ticket in exchange for a voucher for future use (the value of the original ticket’s purchase price minus a small cancellation fee) up to 30min before the bus’s scheduled departure. For time changes, passengers can exchange a ticket for a later departure time as late as 30min after the scheduled departure time (in case your plans change or you miss your bus). Ticket changes can be conveniently handled on board the bus. For refunds, passengers who do not want to receive a voucher or change their travel time can receive cash back. However, only a percentage of the ticket value (approx. 80%) minus fees will be refunded, and refunds are only handled by mail. Discounts are offered when passengers purchase a round-trip ticket (available on most routes). Children under the age of four travel for free if they do not require their own seat. Children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.
Marozza’s fleet of modern buses have WiFi and electrical outlets available for passengers. The buses are also equipped with restrooms, comfortable seats, and air conditioning. Services for disabled passengers can be arranged; contact the bus company to make arrangements if needed in advance. Overhead bins are available for carry-on luggage. Passengers are allowed to bring one carry-on bag with a maximum size of 16.5x12x7 in and 11 lb,(42x30x18 cm and 5kg) and one piece of stowed luggage with a maximum size of 41.25 in (which is the sum of the length, width and height) and 44 lb (105 cm and 20kg). One extra piece of luggage may be stored in the luggage compartment for an additional fee, provided it is no larger than the allowed carry-on bag size and there is space available. Pets are allowed on board; passengers must purchase a half-price ticket for the pet, but the pet does not get a seat. Guide dogs are allowed without restrictions and do to require a ticket.
When departing from Rome, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Pompei, you can end your trip in bus stations like Pompei, Piazza Falcone e Borsellino, Pompei, Casello Autostrade Castellammare and Pompei, scavi.
Omio customers book a bus from Roma Termini to Pompei, Piazza Falcone e Borsellino most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Roma Termini, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Rome. The most popular arrival bus station in Pompei, called Pompei, Piazza Falcone e Borsellino, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.
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