How to arrive

The island of Ischia is connected to the mainland by many navigation companies that provide frequent links from Naples. In Ischia there are about 80 Km of roads and it is possible to travel it by car, however traffic is heavy during summer. The public service consists of buses, taxi, and collective taxi connecting to all parts of the island frequently. It is also possible to rent cars, scooters, and bicycles from numerous rental shops on the island.

 

Arriving by Air

Upon arrival at Naples International Airport, you will need to get to the harbour - Molo Beverello, where there is a frequent ferry (traghetto) and hydrofoil (aliscafo) service to Ischia. Depending upon your time of arrival at the airport, you can catch either the 3S bus or the new ALIBUS to the harbour (which is cheap and takes about 30 mins) or take a taxi.

 

Arriving by Road

From Rome (A1) - From Bari (A16) - From Salerno (A30) It is better to follow the road markings for the Tangenziale (bypass) (exit No. 12) and to go on towards Pozzuoli. Then go out at the Via Campana (exit No. 12) and go on towards the Harbour of Pozzuoli (ferries only), which is about 4 km far away. You can also reach the harbour of Naples Beverello (both ferries and hydrofoils). But then you don't have to turn into the Tangenziale, but to follow the road markings for the Zona Portuale (Harbour area) and, after the exit, to go on for the harbour, which is about 5 km far from the highway.

Arriving by Train

There are no direct trains to Ischia. There are four available railway stations to reach one of the harbours of Naples:Campi Flegrei, from this station it is easy to reach the harbour of Mergellina by taxi, bus, tram or underground. Mergellina is approximately 3 km away from the railway station. Naples Mergellina. This station is more or less 200 m far from the harbour of Mergellina. Napoli Centrale or Naples Piazza Garibaldi. Both stations enable you to have an immediate access to Piazza Garibaldi, which is around 4 km far from the harbour of Naples Beverello and easily reachable by taxi, tram or bus.

 

How to reach Hotel Continental Terme from Ischia Port

Hotel Continental Terme is reachable from Ischia Port by taxi (about € 10-15) or by bus (line 7,5, CD) from a bus stop whose distance from hydrofoil stop is 300 m. and from ferryboats stop is 600 m.

 

Tips

It is comfortable to take a taxi in order to reach the harbour from the rail station or airport. In Naples you can ask the predetermined taxi fares: the predetermined taxi fare from the Capodichino Naples Airport to the harbour (Molo Beverello) is  € 19,00, while from Naples Central Railway Station to the harbour (Molo Beverello) is € 11,00.

Crossing the Bay: At Molo Beverello, you have the option of taking an aliscafo or a traghetto to Ischia Porto at the north-eastern end of the island - or you can take an aliscafo directly to Forio, on the western side. These options depend on your arrival time at Molo Beverello, but please bear in mind that the last ferry for Ischia leaves Naples at 9.55pm. The aliscafo takes about 45 mins, whereas the ordinary ferry takes 90mins. There are also occasional fast (veloce) ferries which take about an hour.

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