Where is Naples port?
Naples port is located in the south of Italy, on the west coast, in the beautiful setting of the Gulf of Naples. On the north the Gulf of Naples begins with the city of Naples, Mount Vesuvius occupies the central part of the gulf and and its terminal part is the peninsula of Sorrento.
The cruise terminal is inside the Maritime Station and it is about 1 km long, allowing for thousands of tourists every day. Naples city center is at walking distance and cruisers can visit many attractions by foot is they want to. In particular, they can see Castel Nuovo, Castel dell’Ovo and also reach Piazza Plebiscito and Via Toledo, a famous shopping district.
In Naples port the two most important piers are Molo Angioino, where cruise ships dock in the famous Maritime Station (the largest in the world), and Molo Beverello, where you can take ferries and hydrofoils that connect Naples with Sorrento and the Gulf Islands, that is Capri, Ischia and Procida. Naples port is literally in the hearth of the city and in a few minutes walking you are downtown and can start visiting the top attractions of this wonderful city.
Is there a railway station close to Naples port?
There are two railway stations close to Naples port: Napoli Centrale, the main train station of Naples, and the Circumvesuviana.
Getting from Naples port to Circumvesuviana railway station
To get to Circumvesuviana station at Porta Nolana you can take tram nr. 1 or bus nr. 151, right in front of the Maritime Station, the cruise terminal building.
What sights and attractions can be visited by Circumvesuviana railway?
Using Circumvesuviana you can reach Herculaneum, Pompeii and Sorrento. There is a train approximately every 30 minutes and it takes about 40 minutes to reach Pompeii, 1 hour to reach Sorrento.
What sights and attractions can be visited starting from Molo Beverello?
Molo Beverello is just a few meters away from Maritime Station, the cruise ship terminal. Here you can take ferries and hydrofoils and visit the islands of Capri and Ischia.