How much does a trip to Pompeii Cost?

The Cost of a Trip to Pompeii

A journey to Pompeii will usually cost from $71 to $308 for an individual and $141 to $617 for two people. The mid-range tends to hover around $161 (€151) per person daily, as calculated from our travel cost data from fellow travelers covering food, accommodation, sightseeing, and local transportation expenses. This is a fairly wide price range, and your individual expenses will vary by the level of luxury and travel style that you choose. For those seeking a balance between comfort and budget, booking standard accommodation and eating at typical restaurants, your expenses will be close to this calculated average. Read on for a detailed breakdown of travel expenses by category and a comprehensive overview of accommodation and activity costs tailored to your visit.

How much money should you budget for your trip to Pompeii?

If you're planning an Independent trip to Pompeii, budget travelers should plan to spend around $71 (€66) per day for their trip. This average includes hostels and budget hotels, affordable meal options, local transportation, and activities. If you're on a mid-range budget, plan for around $161 (€151) a day which covers the cost of typical hotels, normal restaurants, and a variety of popular attractions. Luxury travelers should allow for $308 (€288) a day, which would cover higher-end hotels, nicer restaurants, and more private tour options. All of these price ranges are based on our extensive travel cost data for Pompeii from other travelers, along with hotel and tour data from travel companies.


Average Daily Costs, Per Person, by Category
Budget Mid-Range Luxury
Accommodation1 $33 $75 $143
Local Transportation1 $25 $57 $110
Food2 $16 $38 $72
Entertainment1 $36 $82 $157
Alcohol2 $3 $8 $15


How much does a weekend trip to Pompeii cost?

On average, travelers spend around $484 per person during a three-day trip to Pompeii. This average includes expenses for sightseeing, hotels, food, and local transportation. To align with this average price range, consider opting for mid-range hotels and dining at mid-level restaurants, while also allocating funds for entry tickets to popular attractions. For those seeking a more budget-friendly approach, it is possible to find lower-cost accommodations, dine at less expensive restaurants, and explore free activities. Also, many visitors choose to spend a higher travel budget, as Pompeii offers a range of high-end hotels and restaurants for those seeking a more luxurious experience.



Pompeii, Italy

How much does a five day trip to Pompeii cost?

With five days in Pompeii, you can expect to spend about $807 total, not including transportation to and from the city. It's possible to stay close to this daily average by booking mid-range hotels, eating at normal restaurants, and paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. It's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities if you want to spent less money.

How much does a one week trip to Pompeii cost?

Most visitors spend between $494 and $2,159 for a one week trip to Pompeii, with the average being $1,130. This includes sightseeing, local transportation, food, and hotels. One week is enough time to have a more in-depth experience in Pompeii. Also, one week allows you to be more flexible with your time and money, so you can potentially save money on some aspects of your trip while spending more on others.

Hotel Prices in Pompeii

Based on our calculations from available hotels in the Pompeii, the average price for a hotel room is $71 per night. To save money, or if you're planning a more luxurious trip, it's important to look at hotel prices based on the overall star-rating as well as guest reviews. Also, prices can vary by amenities and location. Check out more details from our analysis of hotel prices in Pompeii here, and below is a breakdown of hotel prices by star-rating.


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

Should you do a tour in Pompeii?

Many visitors enjoy the convenience of booking tours and activities while they visit, and Pompeii has a wide array of things to do. These activities often include knowledgable guides and unique experiences. Tours range in price from $31 for the Pompeii Ticket with Optional Guided Tour to $292 for the Pompeii Guided Two-Hour Tour With A Real Archaelogist - SKIP THE LINE.


    • 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
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    1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
    2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
    For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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