Howto reach Naples - Ischia - Lacco Ameno

byairplane:

Arrivingby airplane at Capodichino Airport you can either take a CLP busto Piazza Municipio/Beverello Harbour (departures every 40 minutes) whichleave outside the terminal/Arrivals side or take a taxi to MergellinaHarbour or Molo Beverello Harbour. Molo Beverello is closer to the airportthan Mergellina but the distance from Ischia is farther. From Mergellinayou have only hydrofoils and from Molo Beverello hydrofoils and ferries.
bycar:
Arrivingto Naples, you can go either to the Beverello Harbour in the citycenter to catch a ferryboat to Ischia or to Pozzuoli, a small townnorth of Naples, from which leave several ferries for Ischia. Pozzuoliis far more closer to Ischia than Beverello.
bytrain:
Arrivingin Naples, get out possibly in Mergellina Station from where itis 5 minutes walking down to the sea to Mergellina Harbour fromwhich leave hydrofoils for Ischia. Otherwise, getting out of the trainin Stazione Centrale (Main Station) or Campi Flegrei Station, take theMetropolitana to Mergellina Station.

Busservice in Ischia:

Busn.1 and 2 go from Ischia Porto to Casamicciola and LaccoAmeno (continuing to Forio etc.).
Theyleave at least every 20-25 minutes and in the morning they are even morefrequent.  It will take you 15 minutes from Ischia Porto and 5 minutesfrom Casamicciola to get to Lacco Ameno. Ticket are sold at the bus stationin Ischia Porto and in many shops.

InLacco Ameno you can get off either close to the sea from where you canwalk to the center (where most of the hotels are and where you can findthe down entrance of the Villa Arbusto complex) or afterwards continuingup the hill where there is a stop just after the entrance which is convenientfor those who have to reach directly the conference site (Villa Gingeròis very close to the uphill entrance of the Villa Arbusto complex).

Taxiservice is available from every harbour.



HARBOURS:
MoloBeverello:
ferry to Ischia:
Traghetti Caremar
tel. 081-5513882
http://caremar.gestelnet.it/ric_car.html
Linee Lauro
tel. 081-5513352
http://www.lauro.it/destinazioni/napoli/orari/nap_ischia.htm
hydrofoil to Ischia:
Aliscafi Caremar
tel. 081-5513882
http://caremar.gestelnet.it/ric_car.html
Mergellina:
hydrofoil to Ischia:
Alilauro
tel. 081-7611004
http://www.lauro.it/destinazioni/napoli/orari/nap_ischia.html
hydrofoil to Casamicciola:
SNAV
tel. 081-7612348
http://www.thenet.it/snav/aliscafi/gnapoli2.htm
Pozzuoli:
ferry to Ischia and Casamicciola:
TraghettiPozzuoli
tel. 081-5267736
http://www.traghettipozzuoli.it
ferry to Ischia:
TraghettiCaremar
tel. 081-5513882
http://caremar.gestelnet.it/ric_car.html

LineeLauro
tel. 081-5513352
http://www.lauro.it/destinazioni/napoli/orari/nap_pozzuoli.htm

N.B.The island of Ischia has three main harbours: Ischia (Porto), Casamicciolaand Forio. To go to Lacco Ameno the best thing to do is to go either toIschia or Casamicciola and take a bus or taxi from there to Lacco Ameno.

Timetableof journey

Ferries


Casamicciola 
Ischia Porto 
Napoli (Beverello) 
1h 30' 
1h 20' 
Pozzuoli 
55' 

Hydrofoils


Casamicciola 
Forio 
Ischia Porto 
Napoli (Beverello) 
55' 
45' 
Napoli (Mergellina) 
35' 
50' 
35'