Entrance tickets can be purchased exclusively online at the website (Free and reductions as per current legislation.  Only on paid tickets there is a pre-sale fee of 1.50 euros).

For the various free categories (teachers, disabled, etc., simply select any category of free on the ticketone website. At the entrance you will be required to show the document proving the right to the free. No commission is required

At the time of purchasing online, the visitor will be able to select an entry time slot – these are scheduled every 15 minutes with a maximum of 150 people per slot. The ticket must be shown at the entrance, either on a smartphone or tablet (QR Code), or as a paper copy already printed at home. A delay of up to 10 minutes from the indicated time slot will be tolerated. At the Piazza Esedra exit, the visitor must scan the QR Code of the ticket on the exit turnstile. We therefore advise you to keep hold of your tickets.

Bookings will be possible on the same day, subject to availability.

It will be possible to access from the two entrances of Porta Marina and Piazza Anfiteatro, with differentiated one-way itineraries and exit from the 3 gates (Porta Marina, Piazza Anfiteatro and Piazza Esedra).

Porta Marina services (toilets, ATMs, infopoint / guide tour service, luggage storage) are temporarily unavailable. Nearby you can use the toilets of the Antiquarium.

The two itineraries are signposted, according to obligatory directions, they will allow the visitor to choose from which part of the city to start the visit, with a wide choice and access not only to public buildings but also to different domus.

The visit will take place along a path one way, indicated on the site (always follow the color arrow of the chosen path).

At the Piazza Anfiteatro entrance it will be possible to request a guided tour at times between 9:00 and 13:00

Groups will be able to access the site according to the following limits:

Upon arrival, visitors will be subjected to temperature measurement by means of a thermoscanner and must wear the mask even during their entire presence on the site, in addition to respecting the physical distance of 1 m outdoors and 1.50 indoors, on the site and outside.

The visit will take place in full compliance with the distancing measures provided by the Scientific Technical Committee, also with the support of directional signs specifically installed by the Park. Sanitizing gel dispensers will be guaranteed at the entrance and at the toilets available to visitors.

Buildings that can be visited on the routes (click here)


Opening hours from 9th June 2020






Last entrance


POMPEII Tuesday to Sunday

(Closed on Mondays)





maximum 15 people every 30 minutes

(Closed on Tuesday)







Tickets (from 09/06/2020)





for tickets booked in the range from 9.00 to 16.45 (exit by 19.00)

€ 14.50 (+ € 1.50  of presale)

€ 2.00 (+ € 1.50 of presale) (#)

1 day


for tickets booked in the range from 16.45 to 17.30 (exit by 19.00)

€ 10.00 (+ € 1.50  of presale)

€ 2.00 (+ € 1.50  of presale) (#)

1 day


from 9.00 to 19.00 (last admission 17.30)

€ 2.00 (+ € 1.00  of presale) 


1 day

(#) Admission cost of €2.00 for EU citizens between the ages of 18 and under 25.

Domenica al museo“, which provided free ticket every first Sunday of the month, is currently suspended.

Artecard: the sale and validity of all passes are currently suspended.

The Pompei365pass validitywill be extendedby the number of days (2 months and 18 days) corresponding to the duration of the site’s closure as a result of the health emergency. The free ticket for a single access must be requested on the website

The guides will have access with the presentation of the badge, if they have a group of people. For personal entry, study or inspection purposes, it is necessary to request a free online ticket (without commission) on This allows to count the presence in the number of  visitors allowed per time slot. The ticket can be purchased on the Ticketone platform for the day of visit, subject to availability


Visitors with mobility difficulties, entering from the Piazza Anfiteatro entrance, will be able to follow the facilitated “Pompeii for All” (click here) route. The return route, respecting both the distancing measures and right of way, will be towards Piazza Anfiteatro.




Free and reduced tickets can only be issued upon presentation of a valid identity document.


Visitors whose status falls into one of the following categories will be granted free admission at the on-site ticket offices, upon presentation of a relevant document:
– non-EU citizens under the age of 18 (while awaiting regulatory adjustment of rules and international requirements, Bray Minister of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, , has instructed all ministry offices to immediately implement these provisions, thus granting free admission to state-owned museums also to non-EU minors, Rome 28th May 2013).
– EU citizens with disabilities and either a family member or an accompanying caregiver in possession of evidence of employment for health and social-care assistance services (Ministerial Decree no. 239 of 20th April 2006).
– non-EU nationals, subject to a condition of reciprocity (children under 12 must be accompanied).
– EU tour guides carrying out their professional activities, upon presentation of a valid licence issued by the competent authorities.
– tourist interpreters from the EU, when their assistance is required alongside the guide, upon presentation of a valid licence issued by the competent authorities.
– MiBAC (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities) personnel.
– members of the ICOM (International Council of Museums).
– groups of students from EU public or private schools with prior booking arrangements, accompanied by their teachers, and within the quota established by the head of the institution.
– students enrolled in higher-level training courses at Ministry Schools (Istituto Centrale per il Restauro, Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Scuola per il Restauro del Mosaico).
-tenured and fixed-term contracted school teachers, upon presentation of an appropriate certificate issued by the school based on the model drawn up by the Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (Decree No. 111 of 14th April 2016).
– teachers and students enrolled in Italian Fine Arts Academies or equivalent EU institutions, upon presentation of a valid certificate of enrolment for the current academic year.
– professors and students enrolled in bachelor’s, master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree courses in the following faculties:
Architecture, Cultural Heritage Conservation, Educational Sciences, as well as Literature and Philosophy with an archaeological or historic-artistic specialisation. The same concessions are available to professors and students from equivalent faculties or courses set up in EU Member States. In order to gain free access, students must provide a valid certificate of enrolment for the current academic year, while professors must provide a relevant document.
secondary school art history teachers, upon presentation of a relevant document.
– Italian journalists with up-to-date membership fee payments and a valid stamp for the current year, upon presentation of a relevant document testifying their professional status. Foreign journalists, in accordance with Article 28 of the Italian law no. 69 dated 3rd February 1963, are included in the special lists attached to the register of journalists referred to in the preceding articles 26 and 27. These concessions are valid until 7th September 2019.
– EU citizens with disabilities and the person accompanying them (a family member or other carer, provided that the latter provides proof of working for welfare and health-care services).
Free admission is also granted for the purpose of study or research certified by MIBAC bodies, schools, universities, academies, or research and culture institutes in Italy and abroad. The Heads of the Institutes will be granted free entrance to the exhibition sites within their sphere of competence for fixed periods of time on proof of specific requirements.


Free admission is granted to holders of the annually-issued Picture ID card for architectural, historic, artistic and ethno-anthropological heritage for the purpose of research and study on proof of specific requirements. The Director General can issue the ID cards to the following parties:
– operators of voluntary associations working in MIBAC (Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities) branch offices bound by specific agreements.
– Conservation specialists and honorary curators of the MIBAC.
– service people of the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage.
– members of the I.C.C.R.O.M. (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property);
– Italian and foreign researchers specialising in subjects related to cultural heritage, upon presentation of specific certificates issued by the International Union of Institutes of Archaeology, History and Art History (Unione Internazionale degli Istituti di archeologia, storia e storia dell’arte) in Rome. in Rome;

Free admission

Free admission is permitted on days when special events, both national and local, are being held. Details can be found via the MiBAC website.

Reduced price
  • Reduced ticket price for EU citizens aged between 18 and 24 (under 25). The same concessions apply to nationals of non-EU countries where a Reciprocal Admission Agreement is in place.
  • Free and concessionary admission is granted to citizens of the Swiss Confederation to whom the provisions of the 20th April 2006 Ministerial Decree no. 239, paragraph 3, letter e, and paragraph 6 Article 1 apply.
  • Porta Marina (via Villa dei Misteri)
  • Piazza Esedra (piazza Porta Marina Inferiore)
  • Piazza Anfiteatro (piazza Immacolata)



By train:

  • Porta Marina, Piazza Esedra: Circumvesuviana Napoli-Sorrento (stop Pompei Villa dei Misteri)
  • Piazza Anfiteatro: Circumvesuviana Napoli-Poggiomarino (stop Pompei Santuario)
  • Train FS Napoli-Salerno (stop Pompei)

By bus:

  • SITA from Napoli and Salerno
  • BUSITALIA Campania n. 4 from Salerno
  • BUSITALIA Campania n. 50 express coach from Salerno (by motorway)

By car:

  • Motorway A3 Napoli-Salerno (exit Pompeii ovest)



Porta Marina (and Piazza Esedra from April to October)
Tel. +39 081 85 75 347