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Has Anyone Taken The Local Train From Naples To Pompeii. We Did It To Sorrento & Back A Few Years Ago. We Passed A Stop That Was Called Pompeii, But We're Not Sure How Far The Ruins Are From This Stop. Is It Walkable (how Long) Or Is A Taxi Needed (is There Any Available At The Train, About How Long Is The Ride?


Does Anyone Know How Often The Local Trains Run? I've Forgotten All Of This. Should Have Kept A Journal.


Thanks To All For Your Info.



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twojerseygirl, it's the "Pompeii Scavi" stop and it puts you easy waliking distance to the entrance to Pompeii ruins. Many have done it (maybe do a search on the ports board) successfully. We have only taken tours there, but have successfully taken the train to Herculaneum on our own! Good luck and enjoy those ruins!!!!!!

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I took the train from Naples to Sorrento twice last year and the first time I stopped on the way back in Pompeii. The train station is literally across the street from the entrance.


Here is the train schedule. The stop for Herculaneum I believe is the one called Ercolano.



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micruiser, i understood that the stop needs to be "Pompeii Scavi" not just Pompeii...I didn't see "Pompeii Scavi" on the Italian train site. You're right, it is Ercolano for Herculaneum. Since we got off at Ercolano from Naples, we didn't see the Pompeii Scavi stop...but our train DID go on the Sorrento had we stayed on, or picked it up again. Don't some of the trains NOT stop at Pompeii Scavi and others do? It was so hot, we decided not to go to Sorrento but back to the ship after the ruins (we had been to Sorrento a couple of times before, so a cool swim back on board won out).


Twojerseygirl, we spend New Years almost every year in Palm Desert with "cruise buddies" we met 29 years ago on a cruise (Royal Viking Sky)! I see you have been on several of the ships we have sailed on! (Rotterdam, Symphony and Mercury). I have a question for you on Mercury...we are going on Mercury for the first time in April (with our Palm Desert buddies, as a matter of fact! LOL!). I talked them into trying this one. We all have RS's and am hoping it was a good choice on my part! Just found out she goes into dry dock when we get off:eek: . We are Century fans, and hope Mercury is still okay. What do you think?

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I remember something about that also, but this is the timetable I used last year and I stopped in Pompeii. The actual stop may be called Pompeii Scavi and there may actually be another called Pompeii. I can't remember but I think the correct stop is very noticable.

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We're either going to Capri or to Pompeii. We've been to Pompeii with a tour only, so if we go, we'll take the train and stay longer this time. Thanks for the information.


I asked on our rollcall about the name of the stop at Pompeii because a gentleman on our cruise took the train to Pompeii. He said it is Pompeii Scavi.

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