Is Pompeii Expensive?

Is Pompeii expensive to visit?

Pompeii is a popular destination that is also moderately priced. It falls in the middle range of travel cost prices globaly with a daily average travel cost of $161. If we compare it to the rest of Europe, which is known to be an expensive region, it is a moderately priced place to visit. It ranks in the top 50% of cities in Europe for its travel costs. Its travel costs are comparable with places such as Orkney Islands and Costa de Prata.



Pompeii, Italy

How expensive is Pompeii?

Travelers spend an average of $161 per day when visiting Pompeii (U.S. Dollars). This is according to our calculations which come from the expenses of previous visitors. While this is an average cost, prices can vary by travel style, the length of your trip, and other factors. You can stay fairly close to this average if you stay at moderately priced hotels, eat at affordable restaurants, and take public transportation when possible. See more travel costs for Pompeii here.

How expensive is a weekend trip (three days) to Pompeii?

Based on the travel expenses of others, a weekend trip to Pompeii costs around $484 on average, per person. This includes food, sightseeing, local transportation, accommodation, and nightlife. For two people, a weekend trip costs $969.

How expensive is a one week (7-day) trip to Pompeii?

Based on our calculations from previous travelers, a one week trip to Pompeii will cost around $1,130 per person. This amount includes sightseeing activities, hotels, restaurants, local transportation, and other travel expenses. For two people, a one week trip would cost $2,260.

Is it expensive to backpack in Pompeii?

Pompeii has a very limited selection of hostels and budget accommodation, so it's not the first place that comes to mind for backpackers looking for social and cheap accommodations. This makes it hard at times to travel here as a backpacker, so you'll have to be resourceful to travel on a tight budget here. Low-cost hotels are always an option, as are guesthouses or couch surfing options. The difficulties in finding budget accommodation are especially tough for solo travelers who might need to pay for the full price of a hotel room on their own. Otherwise, you can save money here by finding free activities, eating at low-cost restaurants or cooking your own food, and using public transportation when available.

Are hotels expensive in Pompeii?

When we look at our analysis of hotel prices in Pompeii, we find them to be very economical in comparison to the rest of the world. The average nightly cost for a hotel room here is approximately $71. The area boasts about [5_STAR_COUNT] five-star hotels with an average rate of [5_STAR_PRICE] per night. For those seeking a balance between comfort and affordability, three-star hotels offer an average rate of $68 per night, while two-star hotels provide an even more budget-friendly option at $65 per night.


Hotels by star rating in Pompeii
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
4 stars 12 $93
3 stars 38 $68
2 stars 9 $65
1 star 39 $75
No rating 27 $85

Via Roma, 99, Pompei
Overall Rating 9.2
Via Diomede 6, Pompei
Overall Rating 9.1

How expensive are sightseeing activities in Pompeii?

In Pompeii, the cost of activities and things to do can vary by the type of activity, its length, and the location. To provide an estimate of what to expect during your visit, below are several popular activities that are common in the area. On average, previous travelers have spent around $82 per day on sightseeing and entertainment, which is more than the country's average of $28.

    • Visit in Pompeii - Pompeii Private Tour with Ada: $209
    • Tour in the ruins of Pompeii with an archaeologist: $287
    • Pompeii Inside Out: Private Tour With Locals : $190
    • 2 Hours Private Tour in Pompeii with Archaeologist: $243
    • Pompeii for Kids - Private Tour: $275
    • Private Walking Tour of Pompeii: $88
    • Private Archaeologist service to explore Pompeii's secrets any time ticket incl.: $138
    • Group guided tour of the Pompeii excavations: $111

    Is food expensive in Pompeii?

    In Pompeii, the cost of food can vary by the type of restaurant and food options available. To save money, eat at less expensive restaurants, try street food, or cook your own meals when possible. On average, previous travelers have spent around $38 per day on food, which is less than the country's average of $48.

    • Pompeii: guided tour of the ruins and cooking class fresh pasta : $276
    • Pompei tour with a 2000 years roman dinner: $114
    • Private Pizza & Tiramisu Class at a Cesarina's home with tasting in Pompei: $160
    • Traditional Neapolitan Dinner in Pompei - Villa Franca - Family Restourant: $39
    • Lunch or dinner and cooking demo at a local home in Pompei: $94
    • Small Group Market tour and Cooking class in Pompei: $144

    Is transportation expensive in Pompeii?

    Exploring local transportation in Pompeii shows that the price can vary greatly by the type of transportation used. On average, previous travelers have spent $57 per person per day, which is more than the country's average of $28. If you want to save money, use public transit as it's much cheaper than taxis or private drivers.

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