Transfer Options from Naples Airport to City Centre

When making the journey from Naples airport (NAP) to the city centre, you have two different transfer options; taxi or bus. Taking a Naples airport taxi may be a little more expensive, but it's definitely the most convenient. The journey shouldn't take more than 12 minutes and will cost you a flat rate fee of 16€ to the main destinations in the city centre. If you're on a budget, taking the Alibus Shuttle may be a good option for you. Tickets cost just 5€ one-way and the direct journey to Piazza Garibaldi takes around 15 minutes in light traffic. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Naples at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

Taxi €16 12min 24/7
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Bus €10 15min 06:00–23:00

How to get from Naples Airport to city centre by taxi

After a long flight, all you want to do is get to your hotel as quickly and effortlessly as possible, and taking a Naples airport taxi is the best way to do this. The journey from Naples airport (NAP) to the city centre shouldn't take more than 12 minutes under normal traffic conditions and has a flat rate cost of 16€.

Taxi fare from Naples airport to city centre

Taxis at Naples airport (NAP) offer flat rate fees to most major areas in the city centre of Naples, such as Piazza Municipio, Molo Beverello, Mergellina and the two main railway stations Napoli Centrale and Piazza Garibaldi. However, if your hotel is out of the central ring or you are travelling to Porto di Napoli Naples harbour, your journey could be calculated using a taximeter. The trip from Naples airport to the city centre will cost you 16€.


Who wants to step off a long flight only to find that they have to wait around in the heat and humidity, trying to navigate foreign public transport while carrying your belongings? Taking a taxi eliminates all of this waiting and worrying, getting you to your hotel in the city centre quickly and in comfort.

Editor’s Note

As the journey from Naples airport to the city centre is short, just 5 km, the cost of the taxi journey is extremely reasonable. Plus, if you're traveling with two or more people, the cost of a taxi split will be even less than a bus ticket.

Useful Tips

Not all taxi drivers at Naples airport speak English, be sure to write your accommodation address down beforehand so you can show it to the driver if needed.
Tips aren't expected for taxis in Naples but they are always appreciated. A good rule is to just round up your fare to the nearest Euro.
If you're traveling outside of the city centre ring, be sure to ask your driver an estimated cost and make sure he resets his taximeter before you begin your journey.

How to get from Naples airport to city centre by bus

If you're travelling alone or on a budget then taking the Alibus Shuttle could be a good transfer option for you. Tickets cost just 5€ one-way and buses leave every 20 to 30 minutes. The total journey time from Naples airport (NAP) to Piazza Garibaldi is 15 minutes.

There is also a local bus, line 3S, that costs just 1.10€ but is infrequent, much less comfortable and located outside of the airport complex.

How much is the bus from Nalpes airport to City Centre?

A one-way ticket from Naples airport (NAP) to the city centre costs 5€. You can purchase your tickets directly from the bus driver, from the information kiosk in the arrivals hall or from the Tabacaria Sun Store.

Note that your ticket is only valid for 90 minutes after you purchase and validate it, so work out the bus times before you buy.



Trip Duration

15 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 30 minutes.

Value for Money

The Alibus Shuttle is available from 06:00am to 23:00pm and the 3S local bus is available from 06:10am to 21:30pm from Monday to Friday and 07:30am to 21:30pm on Saturdays.

Where do I get from?

The Alibus Shuttle can be found in the Naples airport (NAP) bus station, located around 50 meters just outside of the terminal building.


If you're on a tight budget or have a little time to spare, taking the Alibus Shuttle may be a good option. However, once you arrive at the Piazza Garibaldi station, you will need to find another mode of transport to reach your hotel.

Editor’s Note

The Alibus Shuttle will drop you off at the Piazza Garibaldi station in the centre of Naples and will then continue on to Porta Immacolatelle, Porta di Massa and Molo Beverello.

Useful Tips

If you're in a rush, you can purchase your ticket directly from the bus driver.
After the first validation, your ticket is valid for 90 minutes.
There's not a lot of luggage storage on the Alibus Shuttle, so if you're travelling with a lot of bags, you may need to find another mode of transport.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Naples. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is taxi from Naples airport to city Centre?

Taxis at Naples airport (NAP) offer a flat rate fee of 16€ for the journey into the city centre. If you're travelling outside of the central ring, your journey will be charged using a taximeter.

How far is Naples airport from city Centre?

Naples airport (NAP) is located 5 km away from the city centre. It will take around 12 minutes to reach Naples by taxi and 15 minutes by Alibus Shuttle.

How do I get from Naples airport to city centre?

You have two different transfer options when travelling from Naples airport to the city centre; taxi or bus. Taking a taxi is the most convenient as it only takes 12 minutes and costs 16€. The Alibus Shuttle takes a little longer at 15 minutes, but costs just 5€ one-way.

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