Naples International Airport is located about 7 km northeast of Naples city center.
It has two terminals: Terminal 1 for scheduled flights and Terminal 2 for charter flights.
In 2018, Naples airport handled almost 10 million passengers.
How to get from Naples Airport to Naples
Travelling to and from the airport is easy, due to its vicinity, but there aren’t many options to choose from.
There is an organized shuttle service from Naples International Airport to the city center, called Alibus.
The bus goes every 20 to 30 minutes daily, from Mon to Fri, on weekends and holidays.
An Alibus ticket, valid for one single ride, costs around 5€ an can be purchased below:
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- Journey time: 15-20 minutes to Piazza Garibaldi (Central train station), 30-35 minutes to Piazza Municipio (Molo Beverello at the port)
- Bus departure and arrival point is at the bus station just outside the terminal building, some 50 meters from the entrance to the airport.
- On the way back to the airport, the bus departs from the port (Molo Beverello) in front of the ferry ticket booths, and from the Central train station, on the north side of Piazza Garibaldi
Another way to travel to Naples is with a private, door-to-door transfer from Naples Airport to your accommodation in the city.
To explore transfers to most popular destinations, visit Naples transfers page.
You can also pre-book a transfer to almost any city in Italy from Airport Naples that you would like to visit for a hassle-free experience.
You will find a list of the most popular transfer routes from Naples Airport below where you can pre-book your private transfer and pay on arrival.
- NOTE: The prices displayed in the table above are per person (Minibus for up to 8 Passengers) and NOT per vehicle.
Taxis are available from Naples airport and they offer fixed rates for main destinations within the city center (Piazza Municipio, Molo Beverello, Mergellina, etc.).
The cost from the airport to e.g. Piazza Municipio is 19 euros and the luggage is included.
You will find taxis at the taxi stand in front of Arrivals area.
The journey to the city centre usually takes 10 – 15 min, depending on the traffic. A fare to the Old Town and Central Station is €16.
Renting a car at Naples Airport
There are several car rental companies located near Naples airport, including Avis, Winrent, Sixt, Hertz, Europcar, and some local companies.
Most of the offices are located across the street from Terminal 2, at the Viale Fulco Ruffo di Calabria.
However, you can compare the prices on the following link, save time and book online.
Renting a bus at Naples Airport
If you are a group arriving to the airport, you might consider renting a bus prior to your arrival.
It is a good option if you want to explore the region or visit some other towns in Italy.
Note that the bus has to be booked in advance, and the bus rental companies will advise you on the meeting point/pick-up point.
Naples Airport bus FAQs
- I arrive late at the airport. Will it be a problem for me to get to the city?
No, even though the last shuttle bus is at 23:40 (11:40 PM), you still have the taxi (19 euros to Piazza Municipio and 16€ to Central Station) or you can pre-order a transfer. They are available 24/7.
- I have an early morning departure from the airport, are there any airport hotels I can stay at?
Yes, there are several hotels near the airport, at 1.5 km distance, which means the terminal buildings can be reached on foot.
However, you can ask at the reception to arrange a transfer to the airport if you have a lot of luggage. Some of the hotels near the Naples airport are Luxor Hotel, Hotel Daytona, Millenium Gold and Le Cheminee Business hotel.
- I would like to visit Naples in between flights. Is that possible?
Yes, if you take the airport shuttle bus, you will be in downtown Naples in about 20 minutes. You can use the luggage deposit at the Central train station at Piazza Garibaldi. Keep in mind the time you need to come back to the airport and enjoy your day in Naples!
- I am continuing my journey outside Naples. Are there any direct lines to other destinations?
Yes, there are several bus lines directly from the airport, offering connections with smaller towns and villages in the region, e.g. Salerno, Sorrento, Potenza, Caserta, Serre, etc.
However, these buses go only few times a day, so you might have to wait a bit longer, depending on your flight arrival. For all other destinations like Naples to Orvieto, Naples to Bari, Naples to Rome, or Naples to Frosinone, you will need to reach the main bus station in Naples. You can check all further destinations online at getbybus.com.
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