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Where to buy Pompeii tickets?



We understand the value of your time, and it should be dedicated to exploration, not wasted in long queues. That’s why we highly recommend booking tickets for Pompeii online and far in advance! By doing so, you’ll smoothly avoid the large crowds at the entrance to Pompeii and get skip-the-line access to the ruins. Say goodbye to wasted hours in long lines and say hello to maximum enjoyment!



Another option for purchasing Pompeii tickets is directly on-site at the ticket office. However, this method can be time-consuming and completely disarrange your travel itinerary. If you opt for this option, keep in mind that you might spend hours in line just to purchase your tickets.

That’s why we recommend booking your Pompeii tickets in advance and online!

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How do skip-the-line Pompeii tickets work?

Skip-the-Line tickets allow you to bypass the long queues at the entrance of the attraction. This means you can enter Pompeii and begin exploring right away, without wasting hours waiting in lines.

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Please note that visitors with skip-the-line tickets must go through the same security checks as any other visitor and have their bags scanned before entering Pompeii. Expect a bit of waiting in the security-check line, but don’t worry, this queue is much shorter and faster than the one at the ticket counter.

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FAQ - Pompeii Tickets

Is it best to buy Pompeii tickets in advance?

Absolutely! The best thing you can do is buy your Pompeii tickets online ahead of time. This way, you'll ensure your admission and enjoy a hassle-free experience during your visit to the city of Pompeii.

Do I need skip the line tickets for Pompeii?

If you purchase a skip-the-line ticket for Pompeii, you will be able to bypass all the lengthy queues and gain immediate entry to the archaeological site of Pompeii. We strongly advise spending the extra money on this ticket, as it will provide you with more time for Pompeii exploration and less time spent waiting in long lines.

Can you see Pompeii ruins for free?

No. There is an entrance fee for the archaeological site where the town of Pompeii was once located. UNESCO has provided a lot of wonderful exhibits in the area, and it costs a bit of money to keep everything in good condition, so the entrance to Pompeii isn't free.

Where do I buy tickets for Pompeii?

An entrance ticket for Pompeii can be purchased online or on-site at the ticket office. For a seamless and stress-free experience, we strongly advise opting for the online ticket purchase method. This not only guarantees your timely access to this iconic archaeological site but also provides you with the convenience of avoiding potential long lines and ensuring your spot without any hassle.

What is Pompeii famous for?

Pompeii is an ancient Roman city near Naples, Italy. It was buried under ash from a volcano in 79 AD. The city’s well-preserved ruins were discovered in the 1700s, offering a glimpse into life in ancient times. Pompeii is considered a UNESCO World Heritage site today, housing landmarks such as the forum, public baths, amphitheater, Villa of the Mysteries, and even plaster casts of people’s remains.

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Get ready for your Pompeii visit to the fullest!

Pompeii is a very large excavation site, spreading over 163 acres, and it can be quite challenging to explore the entire place if you do not know how to move around! That’s why we’ve compiled all the helpful tips and essential information to ensure you’re well-prepared for your upcoming trip to Pompeii. From the ideal time to explore this archaeological site to its opening hours and must-visit landmarks, we’ve gathered all the important details in our Pompeii visiting guide.


Uncover the secrets of Pompeii

Discover the captivating history of Pompeii, an ancient city frozen in time, by booking your Pompeii Guided Tour! Discover the secrets of the ancient Roman city that got covered in volcanic ash and rocks when Mount Vesuvius erupted and caused the death of more than 2,000 people. With an expert guide as your companion, you will be able to delve deep into the bygone era of Roman life. Not only will you witness the main points of interest in Pompeii, but you will also come face to face with the plaster casts of the victims, providing a profound connection to history.

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Read what others have to say about our Pompeii Tickets!

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This Pompeii entrance ticket saved us a lot of time because we were able to skip the long lines and enter the site immediately, especially since the ticket line was huge that day! Our ticket included an audio guide, so we were able to learn many cool facts about Pompeii during our exploration. 100% recommend booking this ticket!


Worth your time & money!

Instead of going on a guided tour, we decided to buy a skip-the-line Pompeii ticket. And it was the best decision ever! We didn’t have to wait in a long line to get in, and we managed to visit the ruins of Pompeii after opening hours. We really enjoyed exploring Pompeii. Truly a must-visit site!


Easy & fast booking process!

We made reservations and bought our Pompeii admission tickets online, and the process was really easy. Once we got to the site, we used the audio guides and had the most fantastic time strolling around the ruins of this lost city.


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Do you want more than just a Pompeii ticket?

Enjoy a regular guided tour, private tour, or a day trip to Pompeii from several and learn all about its tragic history accompanied by an expert tour guide. Take a look at our carefully selected list of Pompeii tours and choose the perfect one for you! Don’t miss an opportunity to discover the ancient ruins, gain insights into the daily lives of its inhabitants, and visit Pompeii’s key landmarks.