Train from Sorrento to Herculaneum
From Sorrento you can visit Herculaneum best by train. Take the special Circumvesuviana train from Sorrento to Herculaneum. There are 1-2 trains per hour. The journey takes about 40 minutes and costs € 2.10 per person (valid until 100 minutes after validation). From the Herculaneum train station it's just a few minutes walk to the archaeological site. It's good to consult the train timetable in advance.
How do I get to the train station from the cruise port in Sorrento?
Sorrento train station is about 2 km from the port of Marina Piccola. It's possible to walk there, but the road is very steep. Count on about 30 to 40 minutes. The fastest option is a taxi. Expect to pay € 10 per taxi (4 persons, one way).
TIP: There's a bus every 15 minutes from the port to the train station (orange bus). You pay € 1.50 per person (one way).