Campania express: the fast way to get to Pompeii in short time
Everybody knows the ruins of Pompeii for their great reputation in which time has stopped on the famous night of 79 AD. Everybody would like to discover, at least once in their life, the wonders of a magical place like Pompeii. As you read, this article might be very interesting for all people who are planning their journey to Pompeii!
In fact, if you are going to Pompeii to join a guided tour or if you want to get to the ancient city for a walk immersed in the past of Greek and Roman cultures, now you can do this faster than before! So, a visit to Pompeii has never been easier than now because, from 20th March 2016 to 15th October 2016, the Campania Express, a special train that goes from Naples to Sorrento in 50 minutes, returns to increase the number of transports for tourists.
Organized by Campania Artecard and in collaboration with the EAV (Ente Autonomo Volturo), the new special route covers the Vesuvian area and the Sorrento coast: it starts, in fact, from Naples - Porta Nolana and arrives in Sorrento with stops in Naples - Piazza Garibaldi, Herculaneum and Pompeii - Villa of the Mysteries.
There will be 4 departures per day until 14th May. After this date they will provide 8 departures per day. All the trains are air-conditioned and there is the possibility to book your seats in advance too. Moreover, on board you can enjoy a welcome video and some photos to promote the cultural excellencies, the beauties of the area and the gastronomic delicacies. There are also multilingual help services planned for tourists.
The route of the Campania Express is particularly attractive from a tourist point of view, because it goes through the eastern area of Vesuvius. Passengers will be able to see on one side the famous volcano and on the other the spectacular coastline of the Campania coast, which includes the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrento Coast and the isles of Capri, Ischia and Procida.
The fare schedule is also more flexible this year with a variety of one-way and roundtrip options:
Napoli Sorrento € 15.00 roundtrip /€ 8.00 one-way
Napoli Herculaneum € 7.00 roundtrip /€ 4.00 one-way
Napoli Pompeii - Villa of Mysteries € 11.00 roundtrip /€ 6,00 one-way
Sorrento Pompeii - Villa of Mysteries € 7.00 roundtrip /€ 4.00 one-way
Sorrento Herculaneum € 11.00 roundtrip /€ 6.00 one-way
Herculaneum Pompeii - Villa of Mysteries € 7.00 roundtrip /€ 4.00 one-way
To purchase the tickets of the train you can go to the ticket office of the Circumvesuviana stations or on the official website of EAV clicking on the link below:
Moreover, if you are interested in buying a package tour that includes the train plus one of our special guided tours of Pompeii - with 3D virtual reality headsets - visit the Acampora Travel website, the main tour operator of the Sorrento Coast specializing in incoming tourism in Campania. Click the link below:
http://www.acamporatravel.it or call +39 081 532 97 11
Staff at Flashback Journey to Pompeii. Our goal is to bring you up-to-date information on events, continuing archeological excavations and more on Pompeii.