FlixBus company

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Flixbus is a young bus company established in 2013. At the begining it was a small German start-up, now it is an European leader in the bus transportation. In 2015  the company strated its international expansion by creating domestic lines  in Italy, France, Austria and the Netherlands as well as international lines in Scandinavian countries, Spain, England and Central Europe. You can check the map of FlexBus‘s long distance lines: Flixbus 

In recent years there are around 50 millions of passangers that choose Flixbus. Now (2016) there are 90 destinations and 20 countries that are connected by buses. Flixbus connects Eurpean cities with around 100.000 trips.

The company is well-known for its easy way of tickets booking (APP FlixBus) and for its wide range of connections. What is more, Flixbus offers to its passangers free WI-FI and traceability by GPS.

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FlixBus connects following cities in Italy: Ancona, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Brescia, Brindisi, Ferrara, Florence, Foggia, Genova, Grosseto, Lecce, Livorno, Lugano, Milan, Modena, Naples, Novara, Padova, Pescara, Piacenza, Pisa, Reggio Emilia, Rimini, Rome, Turin, Trento, Trieste, Verona, Venice.

Some lines and timetable of Flixbus:

Ferrara: how to get there

Rimini: how to get there

Milan Venice: connections

Rome Naples: connections

Verona: connections

Merano: connections

Bolzano: connections

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Bus company Roma Marche Linee

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Bus company ROma MArche linee S.p.A., the headquarter of which is situated in Civitanova in the Marches region, initially offered connections between the Marches and Rome but now also offers connections from other cities of Italy. More detailed information about connections you can check here:

Connection Rome – the Marches.

You can download the timetable Rome – the Marches in pdf here (the timetable is updated at 13.05.2016): Roma marche linee: Roma – Marche

 

Connection Naples – the Marches.

You can download the timetable Naples – the Marches in pdf here (the timetable is updated at 13.05.2016): Roma-marche-linee: Napoli – Marche

 

 

 

 

Island of Elba: sea connections

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Four shipping companies provide transportation across the sea between the port of Piombino and cities of the Island of Elba: Portoferraio (70 min), Rio Marina and Cavo (45 and 35 min respectively). Shipping companies are Moby Lines, Toremar, Blu Navy and Corsica Sardina Ferries.

Both ferries and hydrofoils/ital. aliscafi conduct transportaions across the sea. Note that hydrofoils can transport only passangers whereas ferris passangers and vehicles. During the high season it is recommended to arrive at the port at least one hour in advance

Moby Lines

Shipping company Moby Lines is one of the biggest shipping company in the Mediterranean that transport passangers and vehicles to Sardinia, Corsica and Island of Elba. To the island of Elba Moby Lines offers a lot of connections that’s why it has the major passanger flow. From the port of Piombino ferries leave to Portoferraio and Cavo. During the day the company conducts around 30 connections.  The average price during the summer season is from 10 to 17 EUROs. The ferries start working at 5 a.m. and finish at 22.00. The detailed timetable and prices you can check on Moby Lines official web site.

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Toremar

Shipping company Toremar connects Piombino and Island of Elba from  1914. In 2011 it was bought by Moby Lines. Ferries connect the port of Piombino with Portoferraio (1 hour) and Rio Marina (45 min).Hydrofoils connect the port of Piombino with Portoferraio with journey time of 40 min. Only hydrofoils connect the port of Piombino with Cavo (20 min). The price depends on the season and on the final destination. The average cost for a passanger is from 6.27 to 9.18 EUROs.

In June 2016 ferries and hydrofoils from Piombino to Portoferraio leave from 5.30 a.m till 22.30. and from Portoferraio to Piombino from 5.00 a.m. till 21.00.  The interval is from 30 min to 1 hour. You can check the timetable and book the tickets on the offical website of Toremar.

There are less connections from Piombino to Rio Marina and Cavo. Timetable from Piombino to Rio Marina and Cavo is listed below:

June 2016

Piombino – Rio Marina- Piombino

Piombino – Cavo – Piombino

July  2016

Piombino – Rio Marina – Piombino

Piombino – Cavo – Piombino

August 2016

Piombino – Rio Marina – Piombino

Piombino – Cavo – Piombino

You can check the prices and book the tickets on the offical website of Toremar.

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Blu Navy

Shipping company Blu Navy connects Piombino with Elba from 2010 every day. The company offers considerably lower amount of connections than Toremar and Moby Lines. Ferries go between port of Piombino and port of Portoferraio. On June 2016 one way ticket costs around 10.58 EURO, two way tickets – 19.24 EURO.

You can check the timetable here: (valid till 02.10.2016)

Blu Navy: Piombino – Portoferraio – Piombino

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Corsica Sardina Ferries

The shipping company is founded in 1968 and initially ferries transfer passangers from French islands to Italy and France and from Sardinia to the Italian continent. From 2012 the company starts transfer passangers also to and from Elba.

The company offers such connection only from June to September. The company use high speed ferries named HSC Corsica Express Three that connect the port of Piombino with Portoferraio in only 30 minutes. During the day there are 7 connections. Ticket price depends on the tariff.  Average price in June 2016 was around 54 EURO.

Timetable from Piombino to Portoferraio is following (summer 2016): 07.15 (only Saturday) 09.35, 12.00, 14.15, 17.15, 19.15, 21.00 (only Friday and Saturday).

Timetable from Portoferraio to Piombino is following (summer 2016): 08.45 (there is no ferry on Monday), 10.45, 13.15, 15.45, 18.15, 20.15 (only Friday, Saturday and Sunday), 22.00 (only Friday).

* Note: During the summer ferries of Corsica-Sardinia Ferries go from Portoferraio to Bastia, Corsica. Average journey time is 1 hour and 30 min.  The connection is offered two times a week. From Portoferraio ferries leave at 20.00 on Wednesday and Thursday. From Bestia at 7 a.m. on Thursday and Friday.

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Naples – Ischia: sea connections

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Sea connections from Naples to Ischia are provided by four shipping companies CaremarMedmar, SNAV, Alilauro. They use both ferries/ital.traghetto that transport passengers and vehicles and hydrofoils/ital. aliscafо that transport only passangers. In Ischia there are 3 ports: Ischia, Casamicciola Terme and Forio. Ischia and Casamicciola Terme are situated rather close to each other whilst Forio is aside. Also please note that hydrofoils don’t go to Forio. In Naples ferries and hydrofoils use the ports P.D.MASSA, BEVERELLO and MERGELLINA. More information about ports of Naples you can read here.

Prices and timetable for ferries change often. During the high season, it is better to book the tickets beforehand. Tickets can be booked online on the official websites of the shipping companies. In case of bad weather, it is recommended to call the shipping company, you want to use, in order to varify the timetable. Please note that hydrofoils don’t operate when the weather is bad.

  • Caremar

Caremar — Campania Regionale Marittima, is a shipping company founded in 1975. Ferries of these company transport passangers and vichles daily. Ferries and hydrofoils to Ischia leave only for port Ischia (average journey time is 1 h and 20 min ) and for port Casamicciola Terme (average journey time is 1h and 30 min). Some ferries stop in Procida.

You can check the timetable here: (the timetable is updated 20.05.2016)

Сaremar: Naples — port Ischia

Caremar: Naples — port Casamicciola

Attention: you should varify from which port of Naples leave the ferry: P.D.MASSA or BEVERELLO, as in the timetable it is just written Naples.

One way ticket for an adult costs € 11,30 on ferries and € 16,60 on hydrofoils.

*Always varify timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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Medmar

Shipping company Medmar transport passangers across the sea on ferries and hydrofoils to Ischia from two ports of Naples: P.D.MASSA and POZZUOLI. On Ischia ferries and hydrofoils come to the port of Ischia and the port of Casamicciola Terme.

You can check teh timetable here: (the timetable is valid from 15.05.2016)

Medmar: Naples – Ischia

Attention: you should varify from which port of Naples leave the ferry: P.D.MASSA or BEVERELLO

*Always varify timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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SNAV

Shipping company SNAV belongs to MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company. The company transport only passangers on the hydrofoils. SNAV uses for Naples – Ischia connection the Naples port BEVERELLO. For Ischia, in turn, the port CASAMICCIOLA Terme.

You can check the timetable 2016 here: SNAV Naples – Ischia (CASAMICCIOLA)

*Always varify timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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  • Alilauro

Ferries of this shipping company use the Naples port BEVERELLO  to trasport people to the ports Ischia and Forio. And the company uses the Naples port MERGELLINA to trasport people to the port Ischia. Please note that to Forio go only hydrofoils.

From 14/01/2013 to  03/11/2016 the company offers  2 types of prices A and B.

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Beverello – port Forio

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MERGELLINA – port Ischia

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You can check the timetable here:

Naples BEVERELLO – port of Ischia:

1) The timetable is active from 30/05/2016 to 14/06/2016

Alilauro Naples BEVERELLO – port of Ischia

2) The timetable is active from 15/06/2016 to 15/09/2016

Alilauro Naples BEVERELLO – port of Ischia

3) The timetable is active from 16/09/2016 to  03/11/2016

Alilauro Naples BEVERELLO – port of Ischia

 

Naples Beverello – Forio:

1) The timetable is active from 30/05/2016 to 14/06/2016

Alilauro Naples Beverello – Forio

2) The timetable is active from 15/06/2016 to 15/09/2016

Alilauro Naples Beverello – Forio

3) The timetable is active from 16/09/2016 to  03/11/2016

Alilauro Naples Beverello – Forio

 

Naples MERGELLINA – Ischia

1) The timetable is valid from 30/05/2016 to 14/06/2016

Alilauro Naples MERGELLINA – Ischia

2) The timetable is valid from 15/06/2016 to 15/09/2016

Alilauro Naples MERGELLINA – Ischia

 

*Always varify timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask us!

 

Naples – Island of Capri: how to reach

How to get to Capri Italy?

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The most popular way to get to the Island of Capri is by ferries from Naples. In Naples ferries leave from two ports: Molo Beverello and Calata di Massa. How to get to these port in Naples you can read here. In Capri there is only one port.

From Naples port Molo Beverello leave hydrofoils/итал. Aliscafо that transport only passangers. From other Naples port Calata di Massa leave ferries/итал.traghetto and ferries TMV (that is high speed ferries). Ferries transport not only passangers but also vehicles.

Please note that prices and timetable change often. During the high season, it is better to book the tickets beforehand. In case of bad weather, it is recommended to call the shipping company, you want to use, in order to varify the timetable. Please note that hydrofoils don’t operate when the weather is bad.

Shipping companies Caremar, SNAV, NLG provide passangers transport between Naples and the Island of Capri.

Caremar

Shipping company  Caremar provides connections between Naples and Capri every day by means of ferries and high speed ferries TMV. Average journey time on normal ferries is one hour and 20 min, on TMV ferries – 1 hour. From and to Naples ferries use the port Calata Porta di Massa

You can check the timetable here (2016):

Caremar: Naples – Capri

On Jenu 2016 tickets cost around € 11, 30 for normal ferries/traghetto

On June 2016 tickets cost around € 16, 50 for high speed ferries/traghetto TMV

*Always varify timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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SNAV

Shipping Company SNAV provides connections between Naples and Capri every day by means of hydrofoils/итал. Aliscafо. The average journey time is 45 min. From and to Naples ferries use the port Molo Beverello.

You can check the timetable here in a pdf format (summer 2016): SNAV Naples – Capri

The average price of one way ticket is 20,10 €.

*Always varify timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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  • NLG

Shipping company NLG provides connections between Naples and Capri every day by means of hydrofoils/итал. Aliscafо. From and to Naples ferries use the port Molo Beverello.
Ticket prices fot the period from 01/04/2014 to 31/12/2016 are following:

One way ticket for adults 19 EURO, two way ticket 38 EURO.

One way ticket for children from 2 to 12 years cost 12.90 EURO, 25,80 EURO.

You can check the timetable in pdf format here (2016): NLG Naples — Capri

*The timetable is varified 20.05.2016. Always check timetable and prices before buying the tickets as they are subject to constant change.

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