May 7 – 11, 2017
Hotel Continental Terme, Ischia
Europe/Rome timezone

How to reach Ischia

How to reach Ischia

The school will take place at the Hotel Continental in Ischia, the largest island in the bay of Naples. The hotel is about 2.5km from Ischia's main harbor ('Ischia porto').

How to reach Naples and Ischia

Coming by flight

Naples international airtport is connected to the major European cities with direct flights and is about 20 minutes drive away from the harbor.

Direct flights to/from Geneva are operated by easyJet daily in May.

Airport bus

Direct buses from Naples airport to the harbor ("Alibus") leave about every 20 minutes. You can get off at the last stop (the bus makes only two stops, the first at the main train station, the second at the harbor). The Alibus ticket costs of €4 and is also valid on the metro and other city buses, if needed, within 90 minutes. You can buy the ticket onboard or at the airport at the shop "Sun Store Tabacchi", and at the harbor in several bars and newsdealers (you can check the comprehensive list of shops that sell Alibus tickets).


A taxi from the airport to the harbor costs about €20-25, depending on trafic conditions.

Coming via Rome or by train

In case you flight to Rome Fiumicino airport, you can reach Naples by train with one change in Roma Termini station:

  • Fiumincino airport - Roma Termini (about 30')
  • Roma Termini - Napoli Centrale (1:10', via high-speed train)

Consider that reservation is mandatory on high-speed trains and special limitations apply on change of reservation, depending on the fare.

The high-speed Italian train system connects Naples up to Milan (4:15') and Turin (5:30') via Florence and Bologna. You may consult the timetables of Trenitalia or Italo for more details.

From Naples to Ischia

Ischia can be reached from Naples harbor by ferry boat (about 1:45') or hydrofoil (about 45'). Consider that Ischia has more than one harbor, take boats that stop at Ischia porto, which is the nearest to the hotel. Some boats may have intermediate stops in Procida before landing in Ischia. Ferry boats are operated by Caremar and Medmar and leave from Naples at porta di Massa pier, while hydrofoils leave from Beverello pier, and are operated by Caremar and Alilauro.

You can consult the timetable to and from Ischia.

Taxi in Naples

In case you need a taxi while you are in Naples (not in Ischia) you can call one of the following numbers (+39 is the area code for Italy):

  • Consorzio taxi Vagando: 081 5707070
  • Consortaxi: 081 5525252
  • Radiotaxinapoli: 081 5564444
  • Partenope: 081 5560202
  • Radio taxi la partenope: 081 0101
  • Cooperativa lavoratori tassisti: 081 5510964
  • Free radio taxi: 081 5515151
  • Radio Taxi Blu: 081 444444