Getting to Vietri sul Mare

Vietri (from "Veteri", its ancient Roman name) sul Mare ("on sea") is located near Salerno and marks the beginning of the Amalfi coast.

From Vietri it is a short trip to Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento, Pompei and Paestum; or by boat, to islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida.

 

 

 

 

How to reach Vietri sul Mare (SA)

You will probably arrive by airplane either at Rome Airport (Leonardo da Vinci) or at Naples Airport (Capodichino). In both case you will find hereafter the instructions [A or B, respectively] to reach by train the Salerno Railway Station (Salerno).

 

Once in Salerno you may reach Vietri sul Mare by bus:

- first, take n. 4 or n. 9 [6:05 => 22:45] from Salerno Railway Station Square to Vietri. You should buy the ticket (about 1,00 Euro) at the railway station's newsagents or at the CSTP office. Get down at the second bus stop in Vietri and go to Piazza Matteotti (Matteotti Square). It is about 200 meters from the bus stop.

- then, take a bus [8:00 => 21:00] to Vietri Marina from "Piazza Matteotti" (Matteotti Square). You should buy the ticket (about 0,50 Euro). In about 5 minutes you will reach the bus stop just in front of the hotel La Lucertola. Next stop is just near to IIASS.

 

Another possibility is to take a taxi at the cost of about 13,00 Euro from Salerno Railway Station Square directly to the Vietri sul Mare.

 

A. From Rome Airport (Leonardo da Vinci) to Salerno

You have the following two steps.

 

A1. From Rome Airport (Leonardo da Vinci) to Roma Railway Station (Roma Termini)

You may reach Roma Railway Station (Roma Termini) from the Rome Airport (Leonardo da Vinci) by train; a taxi is not recommended because of the distance. The Railway Station is inside the Airport. Take the train to Roma Railway Station (Roma Termini): the ticket must be bought at the FS office (about 9,00 Euro) and stamped at the yellow machines before getting on the train. At the same office you can also buy the ticket from Roma Railway Station (Roma Termini) to Salerno Railway Station (Salerno).

 

Remember to stamp the ticket at the yellow machines before getting on the train.

 

A2. From Roma Railway Station (Roma Termini) to Salerno Railway Station (Salerno)
Once in Roma Railway Station (Roma Termini) get a train to Salerno Railway Station (Salerno).

 

Remember to stamp the ticket at the yellow machines before getting on the train.

 

B. From Naples Airport (Capodichino) to Salerno Railway Station (Salerno)

You have the following two steps.

 

B1. From Naples Airport (Capodichino) to Napoli Railway Station (Napoli Centrale)

At Naples Airport (Capodichino) you may take the bus (orange bus) just in front of the Airport entrance (every 15 minutes): the tickets (about 1,00 Euro) are sold inside the Airport at the newsagents. You have to get down at "Piazza Garibaldi" (Garibaldi Square) and walk a little bit through the square towards the Napoli Railway Station (Napoli Centrale). Another possibility is to take a taxi.

 

B2. From Napoli Railway Station (Napoli Centrale) to Salerno Railway Station (Salerno)
Once in Napoli Railway Station (Napoli Centrale) get a train to Salerno Railway Station (Salerno).

 

Remember to stamp the ticket at the yellow machines before getting on the train.

 

You can find an on-line official timetable of the Italian Railways (FS) in english at Official Timetable of Italian Railways (FS) and you can use the name of the railway stations we quoted above in rounded parentheses (Fiumicino Aeroporto, Roma Termini, Napoli Centrale, Salerno) as departure or arrival railway stations.

 

These instructions modified from http://mixing.sa.infn.it/logisticinstructions.htm

 

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Last edited on May 22, 2004