How to get to Ercolano

If you are arriving:


From Naples Airport (Capodichino)

- You can take a bus leading to the Central Train Station at Piazza Garibaldi. The cost is approximately 1 euro.

- You can take a taxi and ask to be taken directly to Ercolano. The cost is usually about 25 euro.


From Naples Central Train Station at Piazza Garibaldi

- You can take one of the Circumvesuviana trains leading to:


------- Torre Del Greco

------- Torre Annunziata

------- Poggiomarino - Via Pompei

Get off at Ercolano Scavi and you will be in the centre of the town, not too far from the ruins and the Vesuvian Villas.

The cost of the one way ticket is 1.56 euro

From Naples Piazza Municipio

There are buses leaving from Piazza Municipio which will take you directly to Ercolano. Number 157 and Number 255 will stop you near the ruins. Please ask the driver for directions.


You will get off either at Naples Harbour - Piazza Municipio or at Mergellina harbour.

From Mergellina you can get either a bus or the underground train leading to the Central Train Station at Piazza Garibaldi to get the Circumvesuaviana trains to Ercolano.

From Piazza Municipio you can either take the buses as described above or take any bus to the Central Station and then take the Circumvesuviana trains.


From Naples town or from Rome highway, please take the highway to Salerno and stop at Ercolano.

From Salerno or Sorrento take the highway to Naples and stop at Ercolano

From Ercolano highway station:

Turn on the right if you want to visit the centre of town, the ruins and the Vesuvian villas.

Turn on the left if you want to visit Mount Vesuvius.

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