Naples International Airport (NAP)

Naples International Airport (NAP)

Located just 4 miles (6 km) northeast of Naples city centre in the Capodichino district, the International Airport is easy to get to and to get around.

Built as a military airport that held great importance during the two world wars, Naples International Airport began commercial use in 1950, and has been developing ever since, despite its small size.

With just one terminal for regular flights (the second is used for charter flights), the airport still receives around a million passengers each year.

How to get to the airport from Naples?

There are a number of different ways to travel between Naples city centre and its airport, and we've listed the most common below:

Pre-booked transfer

The easiest way to travel between Naples and its airport is to pre-book a transfer service. The driver will pick you up from the arrivals hall and take you to your preferred destination in a comfortable private vehicle.

Book a private transfer from the airport to your hotel.

Terravision Bus

The Terravision bus makes 3 stops: one at the train station and two at the port. The journey to the centre takes around 15-35 minutes, depending on your stop.

Tickets cost 5 (US$ 5.40) and the best way to purchase one is through their website.

Bus

Alibus connects the airport and the city centre with daily departures every 15 to 20 minutes from 5:45 am to 11:45 pm. The bus makes three stops: one at the bus station and two more in the port area, and the journey takes between 15 and 35 minutes depending where you get off. A one way ticket costs 5 (US$ 5.40) and should be bought directly on the bus.

Taxi

When you get a taxi from the airport to Naples city centre, you have the option between paying a fixed price depending on the distance, or using the meter. The fixed price between the airport and the main train station is 20 (US$ 21.50), and to the port area is 23 (US$ 24.70), and 25 (US$ 26.90) to Chiaia, Mergellina and Posillipo. There is a minimum charge of the is 3.50 (US$ 3.80) ( 6.50 (US$ 7) on Sunday).