ARRIVING BY AIR
The best "local airport" is Naples. Intercontinental flights may use Rome then take a train directly to Salerno (around 2½ hrs) and from there either a bus or ferry to Amalfi. The transfer from Rome Fiumicino airport to Rome Termini station takes around 30mins.
Flight information can change rapidly. Please do check for yourself directly with the airlines' websites before finalising any booking with us and do not book your flights until we have confirmed that we have provisionally reserved accommodation for you.
Land by: 14:30 (later arrivals possible, missing supper).
Return flight earliest: 10:00 (missing breakfast).
Land by/earliest return flight times not applicable if using a pre-booked taxi
Flights from UK and Eire airports:
Bristol Easyjet (not daily, seasonal), Thomas Cook, Thomson;
Dublin Aer Lingus (not daily, seasonal);
East Midlands Airport Thomas Cook, Thomson;
Edinburgh Easyjet (seasonal, not daily);
Gatwick BA, Easyjet, Thomas Cook, Thomson;
Glasgow International Thomson;
Liverpool Easyjet (not daily);
Manchester Thomas Cook, Thomson;
Flights with Thomas Cook and Thomson tend to be seasonal and not daily.
See "Getting to the start of the walk" below for transfer information
ARRIVING BY TRAIN
Nearest railway station:
Finish: Sorrento (Circumvesuviana Railway to Naples Centrale)
Typical rail journey from UK via Paris and Rome:
London: Eurostar to Paris (N), transfer to Paris Bercy for sleeper train to Rome. Next morning take the train to Naples, change for Salerno and then for Amalfi. ~17 hrs.
Sorrento: Circumvesuviana train to Naples, then Naples to Rome for the overnight train to Paris and then the Eurostar arriving London St Pancras International. ~22 hrs.
See www.seat61.com/Italy.htm for details and other ideas, www.bahn.de for local trains except for the Circumvesuviana timetable which can only be found at www.massalubrense.it/circum.htm.