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Pompeii from Rome: Express Tour, Skip-the-Line, Guide, High Speed Train Transfer - Weekend Only

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    • Adult (15+)
    • Child (2-14)
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from US$ 224.63 US$ 213.40 per person pp
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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
  • 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
  • Both smartphone and printed vouchers accepted!
  • Overview

    This Pompeii tour from Rome is crafted especially 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.

    The special, air-conditioned high-speed train will take an hour to reach Naples and will pass by the spectacular scenery of the countryside. Then you will board a private coach that 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 marvellous 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 before heading back to Rome by train.

    About the Supplier: City Wonders are leaders in tours and experiences in Europe. Their tours are insightful and entertaining with expert guides taking you around the city’s known as well as offbeat attractions. They believe in having a small group size to provide intimate experiences in all major cities in Europe.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Saturday and Sunday 


    6.5 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

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point 

  • 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 transfers 
    • Meals
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    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.

    Avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks as there will be security checks while entering the attractions.

    Additional info

    If you need any assistance or have a query, you may call at the telephone numbers provided in your confirmation voucher or our customer service desk.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Perfect fit for my plans

      To fit into my travel plans, I needed a tour that was less than a full day; this 1/2-day tour was a perfect fit. Everyone I came in contact with was very efficient and helpful,...

      Anne robb, United States
    • Wonderful tour

      I realize there are pros and cons to doing a tour this way but it was definitely the right choice for our family. It was super easy to meet the guide and have all the...

      Lisa Kleditz, United States
    • Very professional and fun. My wife and I really enjoyed the tour and experience....

      WALTER R ARINDER JR, United States
    • Great tour company! Highly recommend them for this very informative tour

      Diana McVey, United States, 02/Oct/2019
    • Very satisfied with the tour

      Stephen Costello, Ireland, 25/Aug/2018