The Historic Centre of Naples is UNESCO World Heritage: a grid formation divided by three street axes: the ‘decumanus’ roads running from east to west cut at right angles by the so-called ‘cardo’ roads that run from north to south, full of squares, churches and sites of interest. Thanks to its cheapness and its folklore, it is completely different from the other Italian cities.

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How to go around Naples with public transport

The public transportation system of Naples is operated by two companies and includes city busesfunicular linesregional busesMetro Lines 1, 2 and 6CircumvesuvianaCircumfegrea and Cumana train lines. You can travel with all of these within the city limit, using a Unico ticket or TIC ticket. There are also ticket to reach specific zones of the province of Naples, they are valid in the city too.

  • Hourly ticket – costs €1.50 and it lasts 90 minutes from the time the ticket is validated
  • Daily ticket – costs €4.50 and it lasts until midnight of the day the ticket is validated
  • Weekly ticket – costs €15.80 and it lasts until midnight of the last day of the week of validity
  • Monthly ticket – costs €42.00 and it lasts until midnight of the last day of the month of validity

Hourly, daily, weekly and monthly tickets can be purchased at tobacco shop (tabaccheria) or newspaper stands. There are ticket machines at many of the railway, metro and cable railway stations as well as at selected bus stops throughout the city.