|Hydrofoil arriving in Ischia. Photo by Lorenzo Russo.|
Rome Fiumicino airport to Naples Central Station
Follow the signs for the trains and purchase a ticket to Naples Central Station (Napoli Centrale) at the ticket machines or ticket counter; remember to stamp the relevant ticket before boarding the train to/from the airport. The fastest service takes a total of about 2 hours (including a change at Roma Termini) and costs 59 full fare.
Rome Ciampino airport to Naples Central Station
Leaving the terminal, you will find commercial busses to Roma Termini (5, a ticket agent will be standing near the bus). From there Trenitalia (45 full fare) and Italo (39 full fare) high speed trains reach Napoli Centrale in a little more than an hour.
Although there is no direct international service to Naples, trains from Austria and southern Germany (ÖBB nightjet), France (Thello or SNCF), and Switzerland (Trenitalia/SBB) arrive at Milan or Rome, and a night train from north Germany (UEX) arrives in Verona. All of these stations are connected to Napoli Centrale by Trenitalia and Italo high speed trains, although from Verona it is necessary to change in Bologna.
Naples Capodichino airport to Molo Beverello port
Take the Alibus shuttle. The shuttle makes a stop at the train station and then continues to the port. A taxi is also an option (average fare around 20).
Naples Central Train Station to Molo Beverello port
Take the underground, LINEA 1, from "Garibaldi" (metro station on -1 level) to "Municipio" (station is 500 meters from the port). Price for a single ride is 1.50. As an alternative, take the Alibus directly to the port (tickets available on board at 5). A taxi is also an option (average fare around 12).
| To get
to Ischia one needs to take a hydrofoil (aliscafo,
average fare around 20), which takes 45 minutes, or a ferry
boat (traghetto, average fare around 10), which
takes 1.5 hours. Hydrofoils leave from Molo Beverello; ferry boats
from the adjacent Calata Porta di Massa. For
those arriving by car, the port of Pozzuoli on the
ourskirts of Naples may be more convenient, since fares are
Boats to Ischia stop either at Ischia Porto or Casamicciola Terme and Forio. The main conference venue, as well as the selected hotels, are at a walking distance from Ischia Porto. If you arrive at Casamicciola (5 km from Ischia Porto) or Forio (10 km from Ischia Porto), you will need to take a bus or a taxi to get to Ischia Porto.
Hydrofoil and ferry tickets can be booked online or directly at the port. Several companies provide service to Ischia Porto:
At this site one can search the timetables for all three companies and purchase tickets in advance.