Pompeii Tickets

Pompeii Tickets


Pompeii Tickets

Where to buy Pompeii tickets?

Currently you can only purchase tickets for Pompeii online. The Ticket office is temporarily closed.
Your online ticket will give you access to Pompeii on the day and time slot selected by you. To limit the number of visitors, Pompeii is letting a maximum of 150 people in during each time slot. For this reason, it’s important that you are on time. You can be a maximum of 10 minutes late, after that you won’t be allowed in and will need to buy a new ticket.
In order for Pompeii to keep count of the total visitors visiting Pompeii at the same time you need to scan you ticket when entering Pompeii as well as exiting. So, keep you ticket until the end of your visit.

How much does a Pompeii ticket cost?

Pompeii ticket prices vary depending on the time of the day of your visit. If you want to visit Pompeii in the morning and mid afternoon your ticket will cost you a few euros more than if you visit in the later afternoon, during the last visiting hour - between 4:45 and 5:30pm.

  • Pompeii tickets prices for visits between 9:00am and 4:45pm: 14.50 euro plus an additional 1.5 euro for the online booking fee.
  • Pompeii tickets for visits between 4:45-5:30pm (Pompeii closes at 7pm): 10 euro plus an additional 1.5 euro for the online booking fee.
While EU residence between the age of 18 and 25 enjoy a reduced ticket price. The ticket costs only 2 euro plus the 1.5 euro for the online booking fee. This reduced ticket has a fixed price independent of the time of your visit.

Can you visit Pompeii for free?

A number of visitors enjoy free entry to Pompeii all year around including visitors under the age of 18, teachers and disabled. All visitors, who are eligible to visit Pompeii for free, need to be in the possession of a ticket to be allowed in even if they don’t need to pay for the ticket. This ticket needs to be reserved online and they won’t be charged 1.5 euro for the online reservation. At the entrance they will be asked to show a document proving that you are eliglible for the free entry.

While on the first Sunday of the Month everyone can visit Pompeii for free. However, this is currently suspended because of Covid-19, in order to avoid attracting a large number of visitor.

Opening Hours of Pompeii

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00am - 7:00pm (last entrance is at 5:30pm)
  • Pompeii is closed on Monday