Hotel and venue

The 2011 Computing Frontiers conference will be held at the Hotel Continental Terme in Ischia.

For room reservations and transfer services to the Hotel, pdf forms will be available in due time with the necessary information. So please, check the CF web site after paper notification in order to proceed with reservations.

Special rates for rooms are available for conference participants. Please note, in case more convenient rates are advertised on the hotel web site as special offer when you make your reservation, you are entitled to be charged for the best available rate for the room you choose asking for that specific offer when you book your room with the reservation form.

Room reservation should be done directly through the hotel by sending the reservation form to the hotel by fax or email (pdf)| (doc). The fax number and the email address are specified in the form.

Transfer service from Naples to the hotel can also be arranged directly with the hotel by sending the transfer form to the hotel by fax or email (pdf)| (doc). The fax number and the email address are specified in the form.

Getting to Ischia

The Hotel Continental Terme is 1km from the Ischia Porto (also known as just Ischia). Ischia Porto is the closest harbour to the Hotel while the other harbours in Ischia are Casamicciola and Forio.

There is a shuttle service connecting Ischia Porto to the hotel (you need to book it directly with the hotel using the transfer form). Taxis and picturesque microtaxis are also available at Ischia Porto (please, ask for the price before you get in). There is a fixed tarif from Ischia Porto to the Hotel that is around 15 euro.

Ischia island is connected to Naples through frequent ferry and hydrofoil service departing from three different harbours in Naples: molo (wharf) Beverello (both hydrofoils and ferries), Mergellina porto (only hydrofoils), and Napoli Porta di Massa (only ferries). Be aware that transportation services are not available in the evening.

Hydrofoils take approximately 50 minutes from Naples to Ischia, and price is around 17 euro (one-way) and 2 euro for each luggage. Ferries take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes from Naples to Ischia, and the price is around 8.50 euro (one-way).

For timetables, you can click here, or here. Be aware that timetables vary during the year, so please check with the maritime company for up-to-date and reliable information. If you need any additional information, please contact the Local Arrangement Chair (c DOT dinapoli AT cib DOT na DOT cnr DOT it).

More details may be found at web pages of the main maritime companies: Alilauro, Caremar, Snav, Medmar.

Getting to Naples

By Airplane

Daily flights connect London, Frankfurt, Munich and Paris to Naples Airport called (Capodichino Airport). Frequent flights connect Milan and Rome to Naples Airport. A public bus service called ALIBUS connects Capodichino Airport to Molo Beverello (the bus stop is "Piazza Municipio"). Timetables for this service can be found here and tickets can be bought directly on the bus. For taxi tarifs please check the Transportation section of Capodichino Airport web site.

By Train

There are three railway stations in Naples: Central Railway Station (Stazione Centrale F.S.), Piazza Garibaldi Station, and Mergellina Station. Stazione Centrale and Piazza Garibaldi are located both in Piazza Garibaldi in Naples that is about 4 km from Molo Beverello (the closest port to these stations). Mergellina Station (Stazione Mergellina) is located at walking distance from Mergellina porto (around 15 minutes walking).

last modified: 2010/09/20

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