Circumvesuviana

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The things you need to know

The times of the circumvesuviana are not always the same. In summer, the summer timetable applies, while in winter the winter time applies
Some lines, such as Naples - Poggiomarino and Naples - Torre del Greco, are suspended usually from the end of June to the beginning of September with replacement services by bus on some parts of the routes
There are night support buses to replace the railway lines but they often suffer cancellations
Unfortunately, the Circumvesuviana trains are not always on time and suffer from a lot of cancellations
The ticket must be purchased before entering the station when passing the turnstiles
The ticket must be stamped or activated at the turnstiles, but they are not present in all stations
Tickets cannot be purchased on board
The service is managed by EAV so ANM tickets cannot be used
You can enter with the contactless ticket via TapIn and TapOut (Bancomat, Mastercard, Visa)
You can buy a digital ticket via the GoEav App
Trains are often very crowded
You can check the cancellation of individual trains on the Telegram EavOfficial channel
Beware of pickpockets, especially on the line to Sorrento

How Contactless tickets work and why you need to pay attention to TapIn and TapOut

Unlike many other European metropolises, in Naples the differentiation of routes and companies has complicated the creation of contactless payment via credit and debit cards, as the cost of the trip varies according to the distance traveled (divided into bands).

To overcome this problem, TAPin and TAPout have been introduced, i.e. the payment card must be passed to the reader both at the entrance. both at the exit, often that of the exit is usually present near the turnstiles before the exit.

The system will thus automatically calculate the appropriate figure based on the exit band, while in case of missed TAPout will charge the highest amount for the entire route.

Frequently asked questions

From which platform does the train leave for Sorrento?
Unless there are changes, usually reported on the Telegram EAVofficial channel, departures for Sorrento depart from Platform 3 in Piazza Garibaldi. Be careful however, since on the Circumvesuviana lines trains with multiple destinations pass, therefore, before getting on board, check the destination on the line display (or at the head of the train).
Where is the Circumvesuviana in Naples Garibaldi?
The Circumvesuviana from Naples Piazza Garibaldi is located in the basement (-1), if you take the staircase from the arrivals and departures it will be sufficient to continue all the way down the corridor and, after passing the entrance to the lower floor of the Feltrinelli, on the left you will find the ticket office and entrance turnstiles.

Many don't know that the Circumvesuviana is also accessible from Porta Nolana, a few minutes from Piazza Garibaldi. It is the Terminal station from which all trains leave for various destinations. 
From there it is possible to get on board without the risk of getting the train wrong, since each car will be on a dedicated line, you can sit down and avoid the crowd, but beware of pickpockets.
Can I buy tickets online or from the app?
Tickets can be conveniently purchased digitally via the GoEAV app, for EAV company tickets, or via the Unico app for those integrated TIC.
>> For all the details on tickets and fare plans, read our in-depth analysis
What is the Campania Express train?
It is a train dedicated to visitors to the area of ​​Sorrento, Faito, Pompeii and Herculaneum, without intermediate stops for the city service.
The level is higher than the traditional Circumvesuviana with which it shares the tracks, as there are reserved seats, air conditioning and hostesses.
>> Discover our in-depth analysis on the Campania Express
How much is the ticket to Sorrento from Naples?
A ticket is required to reach Sorrento from Naples of band NA5 the cost of which is € 4.20, as well as on the way back. In case you need to take more means, such as the metro line 1, you can buy a single TIC ticket from € 5.30.
>> For updated prices refer to the table of our in-depth analysis
Are the stations and trains of the Circumvesuviana accessible to the disabled?
Unfortunately most of the stations they are not wheelchair accessible, but in general it depends from station to station.

Currently the Naples Piazza Garibaldi station has not yet been adequate for access to the disabled, we therefore recommend going to Naples Porta Nolana, from which you can also take the Campania Express line. Similarly, the Sorrento is also wheelchair accessible for the return to Naples.

Timetable first Circumvesuviana ride from Naples Porta Nolana

05:54 Sorrento Line
06:28 Sarno Line
05:56 Baiano Line

Timetable of the last Circumvesuviana ride from Naples Porta Nolana

21:30 Sorrento Line
20:04 Sarno Line
20:02 Baiano Line

Timetable for the first Circumvesuviana race to Naples Porta Nolana

06:00 Sorrento Line
06:08 Sarno Line
06:08 Baiano Line

Timetable of the last Circumvesuviana ride to Naples Porta Nolana

21:36 Sorrento Line
20:10 Sarno Line
20:08 Baiano Line
>> For complete timetables refer to the EAV website
Trains suffer from delays and cancellations so the official timetable is very indicative.

Which are the lines with relative stops

Naples - Sorrento

Napoli 
Porta Nolana
Napoli 
Piazza Garibaldi
Via Gianturco
San Giovanni a Teduccio
Bar
S. Maria del Pozzo
S. Giorgio
S. Giorgio 
Cav. Bronze
Portici Bellavista
Portici Via Libertà
Ercolano Scavi
Herculaneum
Best Golden
Greek's tower
Via Sant'Antonio
Villa del Monte
Via dei Monaci
Villa of the Brooms
Leopardi
Via Viuli
trecase
Torre Annunziata
Oplontis a.
Torre Annunziata
Oplontis p.
Pompeii Excavations
Villa of the Mysteries
Moregine
Persian Bridge
Pioppaino
Via Nocera
Castellammare
Pozzano
Scrajo
Vico Equense
Sejanus
Meta
Piano
Sorrento
Sorrento

Naples - Baiano

Napoli 
Porta Nolana
Napoli 
Piazza Garibaldi
Napoli
Centro Direzionale
Poggioreale
Botteghelle
Casoria Arpino
Volla
Willow
casalnuovo
La Pigna
Talona
Piedmont Park
Pratola Ponte
Pomigliano D'Arco
Alfa Lancia Varco 2
Alfa Lancia Varco 4
Acerra
Castelcisterna
brusciano
De Ruggiero
Via Vittorio Veneto
Marigliano
San Vitaliano
Scisciano
Saviano
Nola
Cimitile
Camposano
Cicciano
Roccainola / Tufino
Partenio Park
Avella / Sperone
Partenio Park
Baiano
Partenio Park

Naples - Sarno

Napoli 
Porta Nolana
Napoli 
Piazza Garibaldi
Via Gianturco
San Giovanni a Teduccio
Bar
Ponticelli
Vesuvius De Meis
cercola
Pollena Trocchia
Guindazzi
Madonna dell'Arco
Anastasia
Villa Augustea
Somma Vesuviana
Trieste district
Ottaviano
San Leonardo
San Giuseppe
Casilli
Terzigno
Ribbon
poggiomarino
Striano
San Valentino Torio
Sarno

Naples - Poggiomarino

Napoli 
Porta Nolana
Napoli 
Piazza Garibaldi
Via Gianturco
San Giovanni a Teduccio
Bar
S. Maria del Pozzo
S. Giorgio
S. Giorgio 
Cav. Bronze
Portici Bellavista
Portici Via Libertà
Ercolano Scavi
Herculaneum
Best Golden
Greek's tower
Via Sant'Antonio
Villa del Monte
Via dei Monaci
Villa of the Brooms
Leopardi
Via Viuli
trecase
Torre Annunziata
Oplonti
Boscotrecase
Boscoreale
Pompeii Sanctuary
Scafati
Saint Peter
Via Cangiani
poggiomarino

Annunziata Tower - Poggiomarino

Torre Annunziata
Oplonti
Boscotrecase
Boscoreale
Pompeii Sanctuary
Scafati
Saint Peter
Via Cangiani
poggiomarino

Naples - Torre del Greco

Napoli 
Porta Nolana
Napoli 
Piazza Garibaldi
Via Gianturco
San Giovanni a Teduccio
Bar
S. Maria del Pozzo
S. Giorgio
S. Giorgio 
Cav. Bronze
Portici Bellavista
Portici Via Libertà
Ercolano Scavi
Herculaneum
Best Golden
Greek's tower

Which ticket should be done for the various routes?

Tickets vary according to the distance traveled and are divided into 16 bands. In this in-depth analysis we will see what are the various travel bands departing from Naples Piazza Garibaldi towards the various municipalities.

From Naples to Sarno

Until the stop of

  • Vesuvius De Meis - Urban
  • Search - NA1
  • Vesuvian Sums - NA2
  • Octavian - NA3
  • Sarno - NA4

From Naples to Sorrento

Until the stop of

  • Bar - Urban
  • Porches - NA1
  • Herculaneum - NA2
  • Annunziata Tower - NA3
  • Vico Equense - NA4
  • Sorrento - NA5

From Naples to Baiano

Until the stop of

  • Boxes - Urban
  • Willow - NA1
  • Casalnuovo - NA2
  • Marigliano - NA3
  • Baiano - NA4

The history of the Circumvesuviana of Naples

La Circumvesuviana Railway of Naples, is one of the main arteries of public transport in the Vesuvian area, inaugurated in 1884 with the single line Naples - Baiano, passing through Nola, by the company Chemin de fer Naples-Nola-Baiano et extensions.

It was only in the 1890, precisely the November 18, that the Circumvesuviana assumed a role much more similar to that currently held, with the new line Naples - Ottaviano, extended up to St. Joseph Vesuvius the next year.

In 1901 there was the change of hands under the management of the anonymous Company Southern Secondary Railway Roads which extended the areas served by the line to Sarno and inaugurated a new line that followed the coast line, serving municipalities such as Portici, Ercolano, Torre del Greco, Torre announces and Pompeii, and then re-link to the Sarno line at Poggiomarino, completing a ring of railway network around the Vesuvius, from which it derives the name Circumvesuviana.

It was electrified in the 1905 on the line Naples - Pompeii - Poggiomarino, in the first post-war period followed the rest of the railway line.

In 1934 the line was inaugurated Torre Annunziata - Pompeii Excavations - Castellammare di Stabia, already electrified.

After the reconstruction following the bombardments of the Second World War and the eruption of Vesuvius del 1944, resumed work on the extension to Sorrento, begun in the previous decade. With a gallery of almost 10km between Castellammare di Stabia and Vico Equense, the 6 January 1948 fully entered the Sorrento section.

From Years' 70 onwards the railway underwent various upgrades, up to 1985 when the works for the line began Pomigliano D'Arco - Scisciano, under the funds allocated by the Campania Region to which the network of the Circumvesuviana was entrusted in management commission. The new section was completed only in the 1997.

During the late 90 and early 2000 years, the network underwent further modernization with the introduction of new stops.

Only in 2001 commissarial management ceased to leave space for the company Circumvesuviana SRL owned by the Campania Region.

In the same period the branch was inaugurated Botteghelle - San Giorgio a Cremano (Line Naples - Baiano), while in the 2009 the Naples - Poggiomarino section between the Boscoreale and Boscotrecase stations was reopened.

In 2012 the company is incorporated byEAV (Autonomous Body Volturno).

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