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Tickets for Pompeii & Herculaneum: Skip The Line

Get historical with a visit to two preserved Roman cities – it's a blast!

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
08:30 - 19:30
Tomorrow
08:30 - 19:30
Saturday
08:30 - 19:30
Sunday
08:30 - 19:30
Monday
08:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 19:30
Highlights
  • Skip the line and explore two ancient Roman towns, both devastated and perfectly preserved by the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius
  • See the original forums, aqueducts, bathhouses, city halls, private houses and more – you can even see the eerie plaster-cast remains of people caught in the blast
  • Learn all about life in the Roman Empire with informative exhibitions and optional audio guides to both locations
Description

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius might have ended badly for the local residents, but it's been a blessing for history-lovers, perfectly preserving the ancient towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Now you can skip the line and get two-for-one access to these two preserved cities, traveling 2000 years back in time to the height of the Roman Empire. See relics, ruins, and the ash-frozen remains of those unfortunate enough to be caught in the blast.

One of the most catastrophic natural disasters in recorded history, the blast of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. left behind a lasting legacy, as clouds of superheated ash and magma effectively 'froze' everything they came into contact with.

Now you can fully explore this ancient world, and discover a snapshot of everyday Roman life in both Pompeii and the lesser-known Herculaneum. As you wander the ruined streets you'll get to explore the forums, amphitheaters, public baths, private houses and more. Check out the remains of Pompeii's aqueduct, then cast your eyes on the Herculaneum Arena, which is bigger than a city block.

With eye-opening exhibitions and optional audio guides, it's a fascinating window into the past.

Just keep an eye on that mountain in the distance.

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Skip The Line
What's included
  • Skip-the-line access to Herculaneum
  • Skip-the-line access to Pompeii
  • Transport
Instructions
1
Herculaneum
Corso Resina, 187, Ercolano, 80056, Naples
2
Pompeii
Via Villa dei Misteri 2, Pompei, 80045, Naples
  • Pompeii: Show your smartphone ticket at the Porta Marina Superiore or Porta Marina Inferiore (Piazza Esedra) entrance and take the skip-the-line lane
  • Herculaneum: Swap your smartphone ticket for a paper ticket at the box office
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

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Additional info

Getting There

  • Train to Pompeii: At Naples-Garibaldi train station, take the Circumvesuviana train bound to Sorrento and get off at Pompei Scavi (Villa dei Misteri). From there, it's a 700-meter walk
  • From Pompeii to Herculaneum: Take the Circumvesuviana train bound to Naples and get off at Ercolano Scavi
  • You can visit either of the two sites first
Reviews
Jun 19, 2018
If you don’t book ahead for Pompeii, you will be queuing 20 minutes for a ticket guaranteed. Herc would be OK but honestly book ahead, it’ll be hot, lots of walking, last thing you need is a massive que. If you want a tour guide pay for it, if you want to look around and google anything of interest, this is all you need. I personally would be bored listening to acute detail, i just wanted to see it. Used this company a few times, I now trust them very much, all nice and fair an organised.
Jun 3, 2018
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Jun 2, 2018
Excellent.
Rolled up, straight down the prebooked ticket lane and tickets issued.
Don’t worry about paying extra for skip the line, prebooking gets you just that.
Great way of buying tickets, safe and secure
The locations were awe inspiring.
May 27, 2018
Easy and convenient. Best way to skip the long queues. Highly recommend.
May 14, 2018
Saved time and money
May 3, 2018
Super !!
Apr 26, 2018
Great and quick way to get in the parks. We really enjoyed pompeii and herculeum although getting around town to herculeum was a bit stressful.
Apr 21, 2018
Great day out, we rented a car to get between places quicker. Only needed a few hours at each location, depending how much detail you want to absorb
Apr 12, 2018
Great- easy to use matched prices plus a little extra for booking fee. Did forget to download the app - but used the email at venues.
Apr 6, 2018
We started with Pompeii but I recommend to start with Herculaneum because it's a small town but better preserved!! Amazing:))) while Pompeii wasn't preserved that well but there are many thing to see it's in a size of a real city and not something that you can do at one day!!
The transportation between this two sites is complicated! Very complicated.
Eat at Pompeii cause is Herculaneum you can find only snacks
I think this site should offer a shuttle that connect between this two cities ( for us with a car that is not a taxi it cost 40€!!)

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