15th European Dependable Computing Conference
17-20 September 2019
Venue and Travel
EDCC 2019 will be held at the Federico II University Conference Center, located on the seafront promenade. With an ideal location, the University Conference Center is in front of Castel dell’Ovo, the former island of Megaride and now a peninsula on the gulf on Naples, and close to both the seaside and city center, the historical area of Naples, the Piazza del Plebiscito, the famous Teatro San Carlo. The area also has numerous fine restaurants and shopping opportunities.
Naples is served by Naples Airport, also known as Capodichino Airport. Located at 7 km northeast of the city centre, it is the southern Italy’s main airport, linking Naples with most Italian and several major European cities, as well as New York. Serviced by a number of major airlines, including Alitalia and British Airways, the airport also hosts a number of low-cost carriers. Among the latter is Easyjet which connects Naples to several European cities, including London, Paris (Orly) and Berlin.
For the moment the airport it is not served by any rail system. But to move from Capodichino International Airport to Naples you can take Alibus (ticket 3€) or Taxi. Alibus stops to Stazione Centrale (Central station) and Piazza Municipio, near the main ferry port (molo Beverello).
You can buy Alibus tickets on board the bus (with supercharge of 1€ for each ticket) or also at the Sun Store shop in Naples International Airport Unico or at Tobacco Shops. Alibus Ticket allows only one journey on the shuttle Alibus, on the route Naples International Airport / Central Train Station / Piazza Municipio (port) or vice versa, and the use of all means of transport of the Companies participating in the UNICOCAMPANIA consortium within Naples urban area. The ticket is valid for 90 minutes from the first validation. You must validate your ticket as you enter the bus or train station when using it for the first time.
The main railway station is Napoli Centrale – Piazza Garibaldi Station. The station is located in the square dedicated to Giuseppe Garibaldi. This Naples station serves as the main departure station for Notherns and Southern Italy. Cities commonly traveled to from this station are Milan, Rome, Florence, Palermo, ecc. The costs of trains from / to Rome vary a lot, ranging from a 10.50€ 3-hour regional train to 1-hour 10-minute high speed FrecciaRossa starting at 29€. The new high speed train Italo (provided by the private company NTV) offers competitive prices (booking in advance the price can be just 19€).
The lower level of the station includes the Piazza Garibaldi connected to the Naples subway system and Circumvesuviana annexes (this latter serving private local trains to Pompei and Sorrento).
Also the buses R2 or 601 from the Piazza Garibaldi in front of the train station will take you within three blocks of the ferries at Stazione Marittima.
Naples is directly connected with Rome by the A1 highway, and the trip takes generally less than 2 hours. From the highway, drive towards Piazza Municipio/Porto, continue on Via Acton, cross the Tunnel della Vittoria and follow Via Morelli. After 100m turn left into Piazza Vittoria.
Information for foreigners intending to come to Italy can be obtained through the official website of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please check if a VISA is requested for foreigners coming from your country and follow the instructions of the Ministry.