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Tickets for Pompeii & Herculaneum: Skip The Line

Visit two Roman cities destroyed by Mount Vesuvius – it's a blast!

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Opening hours
Today:  Closed
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
Today:  Closed
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 19:30
Saturday:  08:30 - 19:30
Sunday:  08:30 - 19:30
Monday:  09:00 - 19:30
Tuesday:  09:00 - 19:30
Wednesday:  09:00 - 19:30
  • 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

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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What's included
  • Skip-the-line access to Herculaneum
  • Skip-the-line access to Pompeii
  • Transport
Corso Resina, 187, Ercolano, 80056, Naples
Via Villa dei Misteri, 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

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

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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
Apr 11, 2019
Great choice if you want to see both sites in a day. The sites are open late so it's definitely something you can do!
Mar 30, 2019
We originally booked the Pompeii and Herculaneum tour, but Herculaneum got close late the night before. Tiqets sent us an email to let us know, and refunded part of the ticket cost. When we got to Pompeii we went straight to the skip the line box office, showed them my phone, got out tickets, and went in. The end. So easy. I would absolutely recommend this site.
Mar 14, 2019
Well worth a visit. We enjoyed both but Herculaneum was personally our favourite. Wear comfy shoes for Pompeii, there’s a lot of walking involved!!
Nov 30, 2018
Had an amazing time, there were no queues as we went in November.
Nov 28, 2018
Very Interesting
Nov 3, 2018
Just push to the front. This is Naples, there’s no order, it’s chaos. There’s no real line for pre bought tickets, just make the best of it...
Oct 28, 2018
Skip the line is terrific - basically walk right in and don’t lose precious time fir touring waiting in line.
Oct 20, 2018
Very convenient!
Oct 20, 2018
Must see places , amazing experience..:)
Oct 13, 2018
I would definitely recommend a tour of Pompeii--private, if possible--rather than trying to do it on your own with a map or even the audio guide. It is much larger space than we anticipated and wasn't easy to navigate. Even people with the audio guides seemed lost. If we were to do it again, we'd arrange a tour.

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This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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