Naples Metro Line 1, timetables, stops and updates

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La line 1 of the Naples Metro, the main artery of Neapolitan public transport, has been operational since the beginning of the 90s (1993) under the management of ANM. Since then it is still in continuous development, thanks to the opening of new stops, especially in recent years.

Award winner "Most innovative approach to station development"In the 2009, surpassing the more than 300 competitors thanks to the many"art stations". The line counts 20 stations, 40 the minutes needed to travel the entire route Piscinola - Garibaldi.

Things you need to know about the Metro Line 1

  • Metro timetables are not always the same. In summer, summer time applies, while in winter, winter time applies
  • Unfortunately, trains are not always on time
  • The ticket must be purchased before entering the station at the turnstiles (or at the office with TAPin and TAPout)
  • The ticket must be stamped or activated at the turnstiles
  • Tickets cannot be purchased on board
  • Waiting times are sometimes long, up to 15 minutes
  • You can enter with the contactless ticket via TapIn and TapOut (Bancomat, Mastercard, Visa)
  • You can buy a digital ticket through the Unico App
  • Sometimes closures are brought forward for maintenance

Information on tickets for the Metro Line 1

The Metro Line 1 is managed by ANM, this means that it is possible to access both with ANM corporate tickets and with the integrated TIC tickets of the Unico Campania consortium.

Corporate tickets for the Naples area allow you to travel along the entire route of the Metro Line 1, therefore it is not necessary to purchase tickets for different time slots as happens for example with the Circumvesuviana (where the ticket changes based on the distance travelled).

Single-ride subway ticket

  • Duration: One ride only
  • Price: 1,50 €
  • Typology: Physical, Contactless, Virtual
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The stops of the Metro Line 1 of Naples

The stations on Line 1 are known for their distinctive architecture and the artwork within, making the journey a cultural experience as well. They are in fact known as the "Art Stations". The line counts 20 stations, some of the most notable stations include:

  • University: Close to the university area.
  • Giving: In the historic center.
  • Garibaldi: crucial interchange point with other public transport lines and the main railway station.
  • Toledo: Often cited as one of the most beautiful metro stations in the world, thanks to its art installations and architectural design.
  • Museum: offers easy access to the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, with connection to the Subway 2 Line

Complete list of Line 1 Metro stations

  • Garibaldi
  • Central Station
  • Duomo
  • University
  • Town Hall/Port
  • Toledo
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Museum
  • Materdei
  • Salvator Rosa
  • Four Days
  • Vanvitelli
  • Gold Medals
  • Montedonzelli
  • Rione Alto
  • Policlinico
  • Colli Aminei
  • Frullone
  • Chiaiano
  • Piscinola/Scampia

Times and frequencies

Current times

  • From Sunday to Thursday:
    • From Garibaldi: first ride 6.20am, last ride 23.02pm
    • From Piscinola: first ride 6.00am, last ride 22.30pm
  • Friday and Saturday:
    • From Garibaldi: first ride 6.20am, last ride 01.32pm
    • From Piscinola: first ride 6.00am, last ride 01.20pm

Frequency of the races

  • From the 6.00 21.00: 12 minute interval
  • From 21.00pm to end of service: 15 minute interval

Extensions of service hours on weekends

From 15 September until the beginning of July, every Friday and Saturday, the last trips on Metro Line 1 extend the service hours starting from Piscinola at 01.20 and from Garibaldi at 01.32. It should be kept in mind, however, that on days with extended service, the connecting corridor between lines 1 and line 2 at the Museo station closes at 23.15pm, while the Porto exit corridor at Municipio station closes at 22.00 pm.

The individual stops of the Metro Line 1, history and curiosities

Garibaldi station

Station of the art, it is an important interchange with the railway of Napoli Centrale, the 2 Line and the Circumvesuviana. It is located in a central area of ​​the city. Operating from 2013.

Station of the art

Duomo station

It is one of the newest stations on the line, crucial for easily reaching the decumani and the Courts area, as well as, obviously, the Cathedral of Naples. It overlooks the square known as "The Four Palaces", right in the middle of Via Duomo.

University Station

The art station activated in the 2011 connects with via Depretis, via Marina and corso Umberto I and is named after being located in piazza Bovio, near various faculties of the Eastern and Federico II universities.

Simple station

Town Hall Station

One of the most popular art stations in the world dates back to 2015. It connects with Piazza Municipio, via Depretis, via Medina and the Maritime Station and in the future will be home to a station of the 6 Line.

Toledo station

The art station has won numerous international awards. It allows travel in Via Toledo, Piazza Carità and in the Spanish quarters. Its inauguration dates back to the 2012.

Station of the art

Dante station

It is located under the square of the same name in the heart of Naples. It connects with the Bellini theater and via Toledo, as well as with the historic centre. Made in 2002.

Station of the art

Museum Station

Inaugurated in the 2000, the art station is connected to the Cavour of the 2 Line via a mobile underpass. It is located a few steps from the National Museum, the Duomo and the historic center of Naples.

Maternal Station

In the 2003 it was created this airport, belonging to the art stations. It connects with the Arenella district and the Sanità district and is located in Piazza Scipione Ammirato, in the hinterland of the city.

Station of the art

Salvator Rosa Station

The art station is a good interchange with different lines of public transport. It is located in the homonymous street that connects the Vomero with the Historic Center and was built in the 2001.

Station of the art

Four Days Station

Belonging to the circuit of art stations, it is in operation by the 2000 and is located in the square of the same name, located in the Vomero district. It is near the Collana stadium.

Vomero station

Inaugurated in 1993, it has become an art station since 2004 following a restoration. It is located in the square of the same name and connects with various funicular lines, as well as with the Villa Floridiana and Castel Sant'Elmo.

Station of the art

Medals of Gold Station

This station is located in the Arenella district and is a hub of interchange with different urban lines. Built in the 1993, it is a few steps from the Church of San Gennaro in Antignano.

Station of the art

Station Montedonzelli

The airport was completed in 1993 and is located in the Arenella district, in Via Gioacchino Murat. The exit leading to via Montedonzelli goes back to the 2006.

Rione Alto Station

The art station was created in the 1993 in via Mariano Semmola, in the homonymous district. It is not far from the Pascale hospital and connects with various urban and interurban bus lines.

Station of the art

Policlinico station

It is named after this because it is located between the Policlinico and the Cardarelli hospital, but it is also within walking distance of Monaldi and Cotugno. Opened in the 1993, the airport is crucial because of its proximity to hospitals.

Station of the art

Station Colli Aminei

The station is located in the hilly area of ​​Naples, in via Saverio Gatto. It is not far from the Capodimonte Museum and from the hospital area. Founded in 1993, it was the terminus of the 1 Line up to the 1995.

Frullone station

The inauguration of this stop goes back to the 1995, as part of the extension works up to Piscinola. Located in via Marco Rocco di Torrepadula, it is connected to a parking lot by 600 places.

Station of the art

Chiaiano station

The station was built in 1995 and is located in via Santa Maria a Cubito. It is one of the busiest because it connects to several buses that lead to neighboring municipalities, such as Giugliano, Marano and Qualiano.

Station of the art

Station Piscinola

The terminus serves the districts of Piscinola and Scampia and is the gateway to the so-called Northern Area of ​​Naples. The station connects to the Arcobaleno Napoli-Aversa Line and was created in the 1995.

Technical specifications of the Metro Line 1

  • Type of power supply: Line 1 uses a third rail power supply system
  • Line length: Approximately 18 kilometers, with 20 operational stations.
  • Max speed: 80 km/h, although the average speed is lower due to frequent stops
  • Rolling stock: The trains used on Line 1 are modern, equipped with advanced technologies for traffic control and energy management, including regenerative braking systems that reduce energy consumption.
  • Transport capacity: Each train can carry up to 1200 passengers, with a high frequency during peak hours to manage the traffic volume.

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