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Tours to Pompeii from Rome?

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Tours to Pompeii from Rome?

I am in Rome for 3 days in early December this year. I would like to visit Pompeii but am struggling to find a tour that fits in with the only free day I have available - 10th December. Is it easy enough to travel there and back myself? If so, can anyone please enlighten me as to public transport? Any info appreciated.

Edited: 28 August 2013, 03:17
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1. Re: Tours to Pompeii from Rome?

Trains Rome to Naples www.trenitalia.com Click on the UK flag for train times and fares www.italotreno.it

check 60 days in advance

Train Naples lower basement station to Pompeii Scavi www.eavcampania.it

Entrance to the excavation is 11 euro, joining a guided tour group 10 euro

Campania region www.italia.it/en/home.html

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2. Re: Tours to Pompeii from Rome?

Avoid a tour! You'll pay a fortune for what is essentially a cheap trip if you DIY. Follow the links in Post no. 1 for the fast train to Naples - fares can be very low if you book in advance online. Then once you get to Naples, connect with the suburban service - the Circumvesuviana to Pompeii - this is only 4.20 euros return.

Do the same journey in reverse to get back to Rome.

When in Pompeii, either get a guide book at the bookshop or join a group tour. The audio guides are out of date. December is a great time to go - essentially no crowds (although there many be lots of school groups), and no heat. Take a water bottle which you can refill inside at various spots around the site.

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3. Re: Tours to Pompeii from Rome?

Thanks for the info folks.

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