1) How to get from Naples to Capri:
You can get a hydrofoils to Capri from Naples' main port Molo Beverello (40 min). There are also some slower boats (fast ferry 50 min, ferry 80 min) leaving from Porta di Massa, which is 500 m from Molo Beverello (see picture). Information about timetables can be found at the following link http://www.capritourism.com/en/ship-timetable.
2) How to reach Molo Beverello (where the ferry boats take off):
a) Arriving by plane:
from Napoli Capodichino Airport it takes 45 min to reach the Port of Naples. The company Alibus runs a bus that leaves in front of terminal 1 every 20-30 minutes. The bus makes two stops, one at the central train station (Piazza Garibaldi), the second at Piazza Municipio. The port (Molo Beverello) is at the sea side of this square. Ride costs 3 Euro and tickets can be bought at Sun Store Tabacchi at the airport, or on the bus
(1 Euro supplement). Taxis are also available (a ride to Molo Beverello is about 25 Euro; there are also fixed rates, inclusive of baggage, regardless of the number of passengers carried; advise the driver before the taxi moves off).
b) Arriving by train:
Stazione Centrale is connected with the port (15 min) by bus (R2) or tramway (1); stops are in Piazza Garibaldi, opposite of Central Station. Taxis are also available (ride to Molo Beverello about 15 Euros; there are also fixed rates, inclusive of baggage, regardless of the number of passengers carried; advise the driver before the taxi moves off).
c) Arriving by car – where to park:
Parking in Naples: The nearest car parking to Naples' Molo Beverello is the Buono car park. Reservation is suggested (only 100 cars admitted). Near ferry port at Calata di Massa, one option is Tirreni Parking. Another option is the large Brin car park, located close to the motorway exit. From there you will need to take a taxi, a bus (155) or a tramway (4) to the port area. Other options exist, some with shuttle service to port area.
3) How to reach Anacapri:
(Anacapri is one of the two main villages in the island of Capri (the other one is called “Capri”, like the whole island):
From Marina Grande (the arrival port) take the direct bus to Anacapri (runs on average every 15 min; cost are 1,80 Euro; it takes 15 min.; buy a ticket at the ticket-desk). If you want to stop first in Capri town, buy at the ticket-desk in Marina Grande a ticket for the “Funicolare” (cable-car) (runs every 15 min.; it takes 4 min.) that takes directly into Capri town. From Capri town to Anacapri take the bus (runs every 10 minutes; it takes 10 min.). You need a second ticket for this ride. From Marina Grande (the arrival port) take a taxi (it costs about 25 Euros; it takes 10 min.; verify the price before boarding the taxi).
4) Conference Venue:
Conference venue is the International Centre for Scientific Culture "Villa Orlandi" - University of Napoli Federico II, Via Finestrale 2, Anacapri, Capri Island, Italy.
How to reach Villa Orlandi?: from the Piazza Vittoria bus stop in Anacapri, follow the suggested route to Villa Orlandi
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