Tourists who are taking the ferry to Naples are approaching the third largest city in Italy which is known for its historical monuments and birthplace of pizza!
The romantic and also very old city of Naples (Napoli) in Italy, features a very large and rich in history city center. People who travel to Naples will not only find wealth of historic statues and monuments but also some of the world’s best opera houses and theaters. It is certain that you need more than a few days in order to explore the city and all of its beauties. Furthermore, Naples’ location makes it an ideal place so as to roam in the surrounding areas such as Pompeii, Sorrento, Amalfi coast which belongs to the World Heritage List and the islands of Ischia and Capri.
While in Napoli city, you cannot miss taking a stroll along Via San Gregorio Armeno, the most well-known street in town with its shops selling souvenirs and in Lungomare, the beautiful coastal promenade, Castel Sant’Elmo which provides stunning views of the sea and of the famous Vesuvius Mountain and of course, stop for a delicious pizza and a refreshing drink at Via dei Tribunali and Piazza Bellini.
Make your Naples booking with ferry as soon as possible due to the fact that it is a favorite destination and tickets sell out fast!
Ferry connections from Naples
The ports in Naples (Mergellina, Molo Beverello, Castellammare di Stabia) offer several ferry connections to the islands of the Tyrrhenian Sea. All year round ships are operating towards the islands near Naples but also to the Aeolian Islands, Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily. In summer season (April till September), the ferries from Naples get denser for the reason of the great demand.
- Naples to Ischia and Capri: A crossing that takes place many times per day with both high-speed and regular ferries operating. The average travel time is around 1 hour
- Naples to Palermo: A very popular option for those who want to reach Sicily's beautiful capital, Palermo. The duration is approx. 9-11 hours.
- Naples to Stromboli: There are several weekly crossings to Stromboli which need a maximum of 5 hours to arrive.
Naples port (Porto di Napoli) is also called Molo Beverello and is located very close to the city center (Napoli Centrale) and to the International Airport of Naples. The heart of the city where the most attractions, cafes, bars, restaurants and hotels are situated, is so close to Naples cruise port that you will not need more than 10 minutes of walking.
Below, we provide additional information on how to reach Naples ferry port.
Naples Airport to Naples Port
Upon your arrival at Naples International Airport you can get to the Naples port easily by bus and taxi. See below your Naples Airport transfers in further detail.
Just outside the Napoli Airport there is the Alibus service which occurs every 20 minutes and takes you directly to the Naples port. There is also a free shuttle bus service from 06:00 am till midnight. Please visit the official Naples Airport Buses for more information.
The taxi stand is outside the arrivals terminal. Grab one and go to your destination. In the official Naples Airport Taxis, you will find further details.
Naples City Center to Naples Port
From the city center of Naples, you can get to the Naples port by taking advantage of the following public transportation means:
Outside the Naples' Main Train Station is the public bus R2 which will lead you straight to the Naples port. There is also the Alibus service which starts from the airport (mentioned above) and does an intermediate stop at the train station.
In front of the Main Train Station is the taxi stand. The cost to the port is circa 11 Euros.
From the Naples' Train Station, you can take the underground metro to reach the Naples port.
Holidays in Naples
Holidays in Naples include the whole package which means there is nothing that the city lacks. A variety of accommodations for all tastes and budgets, alluring beaches, attractive ancient sites full of history and of course, delicious traditional cuisine. Those who visit Naples (Napoli), will be definitely busy during their stay since there are many things to do. Starting from the morning and after having an original Italian breakfast, go for a swim or sunbath in one of its splendid beaches with blue waters. In the afternoon, there is a big variety of restaurants to choose between and taste their trademark pizza. Furthermore, the city offers romantic walks around and interesting monuments to watch and take pictures before closing the day by having a drink in one of the many graphical bars.
Below are some examples of hotels and places to visit in Naples:
Hotels in Naples
- Romeo Hotel
- Grand Hotel Vesuvio
- Royal Continental Hotel
There is also the opportunity of staying in an Airbnb apartment since there are many and is a more affordable choice than most hotels!
Must-see in Naples
- Chiaia (the graphical district western of the center)
- The catacombs (San Gennaro)
- Vomero (the hill top district)
- Santa Chiara (the religious complex)
- Castel Nuovo (Maschio Angioino)
- The Spanish Quarter (Quartieri Spagnoli)
Day trips from Naples
Naples is located in the southwestern part of Italy's mainland, just 185 km southern of Rome. There are numerous points of interest close to Napoli, suitable for day trips, such as the charming Amalfi Coast and Positano, Salerno, Sorrento, Pompeii with its immense Mount Vesuvius and the elegant islands of Naples Gulf, Ischia and Capri.