How to get to Naples Centrale Train Station

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Naples Centrale station information & facilities

Distance from Naples Centrale to city center
Distance from Naples Centrale to city center
2.5 miles (4.1 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 21: 10
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: 1, 2
Tram lines: 1, 2
Bus lines: 116, 130, 150, 151, 175, 191, 195, 196, 202 (Filobus), 254 (Filobus), 254 (Filobus), 455, 460, 469, 472, 475, 606, Alibus, N1, N3, N4, N5, N8, R2, R5
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Circumvesuviana (3, 12, 14, 15), Italo
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Naples International Airport
2 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit in about 20 minutes using the Alibus airport shuttle bus.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free WiFi throughout the station.
ATM
ATM
Located at various points in the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
KiPoint luggage storage is located close to Platform 2, open daily from 06: 00 to 23: 00.
Dining
Dining
Tentazioni Cafe | Burger King | VyTA Boulangerie | Time Cafè | Caffè Toraldo | Chalet Ciro | Cibiamo | Chef Express | Eccellenze Della Costiera | 100 Montaditos | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT | Europcar | Hertz | Maggiore
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located on the ground floor in the main concourse.
Accessibility
Accessibility
The station is fully accessible. The Sala Blu office provides services and assists customers with disabilities.
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Travel from Naples city centre to Napoli Centrale train station

Naples is the third largest city in Italy. This southern Italian city is known for its natural beauty, like the still-active volcano Mount Vesuvius, as well as its association with pizza as the origin of this famous food. If you’re on a train to Naples, you will most likely arrive at the Napoli Centrale Station. This station is the main one serving the city of Naples as well as the south of Italy, in general. It operates a variety of Trenitalia train lines and routes, including night trains and high-speed trains.

Napoli Centrale is just east of the Old Historic Town of Naples. It’s possible to either walk between the station and the historic centre or hop on the Naples Line 1 subway. As for getting to and from Modern Naples City Centre, there are direct bus routes like numbers 151 and R2, as well as the Line 1 of the subway.

How far is it from Naples city centre to Napoli Centrale train station?

The Old City Centre of Naples is about 1 mile (1.5 km) from the main train station in Naples. From the area of Spaccanapoli in the heart of the Old Naples, make your way southeast along Mezzocannone Street until you reach the large boulevard, Corso Umberto I. Turn left to continue on it heading northeast, until it ends and merges onto Giuseppe Garibaldi. Napoli Centrale train station is located on the east end of the Giuseppe Garibaldi Square. The drive can take about 7min depending on the traffic and the time of day.

As for getting to the train station from the Modern Naples City Centre, is just a bit farther. From the Piazza del Plebiscito, go northeast along Ammiraglio Ferdinando Acton to take a left on Marchese Campodisola Road. As you arrive at the Giovanni Bovio Square, take your first right onto Corso Umberto I and follow the previous directions from the Old Town.

What is the best way to get to Napoli Centrale train station from Naples city centre?

The best option to travel from the Naples city centre to the Naples train station, is either walking or taking public transport. From Old Naples city centre (around iconic Spaccanapoli street), head southeast on any of the roads leading to Corso Umberto I Boulevard. Depending on how far south on Corso Umberto I you’re at, you may either take the metro at the Duomo stop or the Università stop.

Both of these stations are connected to the Yellow 1 Metro line that goes directly to Napoli Centrale Station. Take the line towards Piazza Garibaldi and get off at that last stop. This route can take more or less 10min. The distance is also walkable and shouldn’t take much more than 20min to cover the 1 mile (1.5 km) distance.

Where is the airport in Naples and how to get there?

Naples International Airport (NAP) is the main hub serving Naples and the southern Italian region of Campania. It’s more or less (4.5 km) northeast of the centre of Naples. The drive to make your train time in Naples can take about 16min. There is a bus route to the city centre from the airport running every half an hour. The bus takes about 40min, so you will be in the centre in no time.

How accessible is Napoli train station for those with limited mobility?

RFI is the Italian national railway company. RFI is currently working towards achieving barrier-free accessibility for their trains and at their stations. Here is some information about the train station in Naples and its accessible facilities and services. The Napoli Centrale entrance is right at street level, allowing all passengers with reduced mobility to have clear access from the road.

Once inside the station, it is equipped with guide strips on the ground to help travellers that are visually impaired. Some services and transits are located on a lower level, however, the station has multiple wheelchair accessible elevators. Many train stations in Italy, including the Napoli Central station offer a service created to help passengers with reduced mobility or handicapped to get around the station comfortably. The service is called Sala Blu and those who may need it, may request assistance for getting through the Napoli Centrale Station with their luggage as well as boarding the trains. The Sala Blu service is free of charge.

Travel from Naples city centre to Naples train station: plebiscito in Naples

Naples Train Station. Source: Shutterstock

Night trains to/from Napoli Centrale

There currently are a few night trains operating through the Napoli Centrale train station. These overnight routes are run by the Intercity Notte lines of Trenitalia. The night trains from or to the Napoli Centrale station in Naples are between other cities in Italy like Bologna, Milan, Turin or Udine.

Traveling by train in Naples: Sustainable journey

The Italian railway company, RFI, is working towards achieving a more sustainable way for traveling by train. They plan to reach their goal by implementing a more rational use of resources as well as reducing the environmental impact of their trains and train stations. It’s a constant search for innovative solutions and products.

Local tips: Naples train station points of interest

The Napoli Centrale station is the main train terminal in Naples and the rest of the southern region of Italy. The station operates train routes to multiple different cities throughout the country, on regional, night and high-speed routes. Upon your arrival at the Napoli Central station, there are various services and facilities to suit your needs. The station has public toilets, multiple dining choices as well as shops and travel information.

This train station is located just east of the Old Naples historic centre. Right in front of the station, there are plenty of hotels as well as public transport options to get you wherever you need to go. Make your way into the historic city centre to walk down the iconic narrow Spaccanapoli street home to various bars and cafés as well as churches and landmarks. For more information, you can check Omio The Window Seat.

  • Visit the 16th century Cappella Sansevero chapel
  • Go underground to see the Roman Catacombs of San Genaro
  • Enjoy shopping for Presepi on Via San Gregorio Armeno
  • Take a field trip to Mount Vesuvius
  • Indulge on plenty of Naples-style pizza

What to do in Naples

Naples is the third largest city in Italy, after Rome and Milan. It’s famous for being the birthplace of pizza as well as home of the Royal Palace and plenty of art. An iconic spot near the city of Naples is Pompeii, the ancient city under the shadow of the active volcano, Mount Vesuvius. During your visit to Naples there are plenty of choice sites you won’t want to miss. In the Old Historic Centre of Naples, Spaccanapoli is famous street to walk down and see different picturesque piazzas and churches. Make your way to the New Naples city centre. Here you can visit the medieval Nuovo Castle and Ovo Castle.

Part of visiting a new city is experiencing the culture, including trying the traditional cuisine. In this case, the most famous dish Naples brings us is pizza. Make sure to try one or more local pizza Napoletana. Other typical and delicious dishes from the city and region are pasta alla Genovese and Buffalo mozzarella cheese.

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