Travel Informations

Information for Travel to the Meeting site: Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento, Italy

General Information

  • The nearest airport is Naples Capodichino International Airport (http://www.aeroportodinapoli.it/homepage
  • To travel from Capodichino to the hotel in Sorrento we suggest that you plan to arrive at Capodichino Airport before 5 pm on Sunday, September 25th
  • Please plan to arrive in time for the welcome reception that will be held at the Grand Hotel Vesuvio on Sunday, September 25th at 8:00 pm with drinks and buffet 

 

From Naples Capodichino Airport to Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento (Direct route)

Meeting Shuttle (This is the best way to travel to Sorrento)

There will be 3 complimentary shuttles on Sunday, September 25th from Naples Capodichino Airport to the meeting site in Sorrento (departing at 2PM, 6PM and 9PM), and 3 buses from Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento back to Naples Capodichino Airport for departures on Friday, September 30th (leaving at 4AM, 6AM and 9AM). Please indicate that you need a shuttle transfer in your Accommodation/Transportation form.

Alternative ways to travel to the meeting site:

Direct bus line
A regular bus route from Naples Capodichino Airport to Sorrento is provided by Curreri Viaggi (http://www.curreriviaggi.it/eng/autolinee.html). The first bus departs from the airport at 9 AM while the last bus departs at 7:30 PM (the interval between buses is 1.5-2h). The trip to Sorrento takes approximately 1h and 15 minutes and the ticket cost is 10€. The bus stop in Sorrento is located at the Sorrento Train Station from where you shall take a taxi to the hotel (cost could vary from 7 to 10 EUR). Note: If you do not plan to take the meeting shuttle this is the best option to get to Sorrento from the Capodichino airport.

Taxi
A taxi will cost approximately 150/180€ to travel from Naples Capodichino Airport to Sorrento.

From Naples Capodichino Airport to Sorrento (through the center of Naples)
If you plan to visit Naples before going to Sorrento, you should take the "Alibus" bus (see signs at the arrival site) from the airport to the center of the city (Piazza Garibaldi). The ticket costs 3€ and the trip lasts 15-20 min. Napoli Centrale (the main Naples train station) is located at the Piazza Garibaldi. From Napoli Centrale station to Sorrento you should take the Circumvesuviana train line (see timetable at http://www.eavsrl.it/web/sites/default/files/eavferro/Napoli%20-%20Sorrento_0.pdf) in the direction of Sorrento. You board this train at the underground floor of the Napoli Centrale station. The trip to Sorrento takes 1h 10 min (first train departs from Napoli Centrale at 6:11 AM and last at 9:42 PM, at 30 min intervals) and costs 3.50€. From Sorrento Train Station you shall take a taxi to the hotel (cost could vary from 7 to 10 EUR). If you would like to spend some time in Naples before going to Sorrento, you can take the metro (Line 1) from Piazza Garibaldi to visit different parts of the city.

From Rome Fiumicino Airport to Sorrento
If you travel from Rome Fiumicino Airport take Leonardo Express train to Roma Termini station. The trip lasts 30 min and costs 14€. Then you have to take train From Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale station. We advise to use high-speed trains Freccia Rossa (http://www.trenitalia.com/) or Italo (http://www.italotreno.it/). It takes 1h-1h15min to get from Rome to Naples with these trains and could cost from 20 to 40€. Finally, from Napoli Centrale station to Sorrento you should take the Circumvesuviana train line (Please see previous section for details).