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CeciliaElizabeth Sep 17th, 2009 03:45 AM

Public transit from Chiuisi to Praiano
Leaving from Chiuisi and heading to Praiano. What is the best way to get there? I was thinking of training it down to Naples, then catching a ferry to Sorrento, then the sita bus to Praiano. Is it better to get the ferry to Amalfi?

kybourbon Sep 17th, 2009 05:13 AM

You wouldn't want to catch a ferry to Sorrento which would require getting from the train station in Naples to the port.

It might be easier to train from Chiusi to Salerno (requires a change of trains in Rome, but so does training to Naples). In Salerno you could catch a Sita bus or a ferry. What time of year are you going?

GAC Sep 17th, 2009 07:20 AM

You have several choices, but these are among the most likely:

1. Train to Salerno; connect to SITA bus to Amalfi; connect to SITA bus to Praiano.

2. Train to Salerno; connect to small ferry boat to Amalfi; connect to SITA bus to Praiano.

3. Train to Naples; connect to Circumvesuviana commuter train to Sorrento; connect to SITA bus to Praiano. (Trenitalia trains) (small ferries Salerno/Amalfi Coast) (Circumvesuviana commuter train)

CeciliaElizabeth Sep 17th, 2009 10:57 PM

Thanks everyone. I'm heading down next Wednesday. I have decided to take the train to Salerno and connect to a SITA bus.

GAC Sep 18th, 2009 03:48 AM

At the newstand inside the Salerno station, you will need to buy an UNICO COSTIERA 24-hr. ticket for 6 Euros, which will get you to Praiano on the SITA buses. If you plan no more travel once you arrive at your hotel, you can save 1 Euro by buying one 90-min ticket for 3 Euros (Salerno/Amalfi), and one 45-min ticket for 2 Euros (Amalfi/Praiano). Punch the ticket once on the bus. The 24-hr ticket needs to be punched only the first time it's used. Sit on the left side of the bus (facing the driver) for the best views.

GAC Sep 18th, 2009 03:52 AM

Forgot to mention: if you plan on using the SITA buses for several days, you can buy a 3-day UNICO CAMPANIA ticket at the Salerno Station for 15 Euros.

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