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Fly Johannesburg to Naples  •  16h 3m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Naples (NAP) JNB - NAP

€327 - €771

Cheapest option

Fly Johannesburg to Rome, train  •  17h 7m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Rome (FCO) JNB - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale

€187 - €479

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Fly Capetown to Naples  •  18h 47m

  1. Fly from Capetown (CPT) to Naples (NAP) CPT - NAP

€274 - €867

Fly Durban to Naples  •  20h 25m

  1. Fly from Durban (DUR) to Naples (NAP) DUR - NAP

€465 - €1235

Fly East London to Naples  •  19h 7m

  1. Fly from East London (ELS) to Naples (NAP) ELS - NAP

€278 - €710

Fly Bloemfontein to Naples  •  18h 19m

  1. Fly from Bloemfontein (BFN) to Naples (NAP) BFN - NAP

€339 - €761

Fly Johannesburg to Bari, train  •  21h 9m

  1. Fly from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bari (BRI) JNB - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Caserta

€320 - €858

Drive  •  6 days 23h

  1. Drive from Johannesburg to Naples 13013.5 km

€1600 - €2400

South Africa → Italy
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International entry into Italy from South Africa

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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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This applies to arrivals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and United States
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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Italy from South Africa is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Naples is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Naples is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Naples is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to South Africa from Italy.

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Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Africa to Naples is to fly and train which costs R 3 300 - R 8 500 and takes 17h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from South Africa to Naples is to fly which costs R 5 500 - R 14 000 and takes 16h 3m.

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The distance between South Africa and Naples is 7825 km. The road distance is 13013.5 km.

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It takes approximately 16h 3m to get from South Africa to Naples, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Johannesburg Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 45m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Africa to Naples is 13014 km. It takes approximately 6 days 23h to drive from South Africa to Naples.

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Emirates, Flydubai, Virgin Atlantic and five other airlines offer flights from Johannesburg Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Naples. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from South Africa to Johannesburg Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs R 280 - R 340.

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Map of how to get from South Africa to Naples.
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  • Distance: 7825.3 km
  • Duration: 16h 3m

What companies run services between South Africa and Naples, Italy?

British Airways, Turkish Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Tembisa to Naples every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€370 - €950
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€270 - €800
Flights from Capetown to Naples via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€340 - €950
Flights from Durban to Naples via Johannesburg, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€470 - €1300
Flights from East London to Naples via Johannesburg, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18h 12m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€290 - €800
Flights from East London to Naples via Capetown, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h 52m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€300 - €850
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Johannesburg, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€360 - €1000
Flights from Johannesburg to Bari via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €850
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €650
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€330 - €850
Flights from Durban to Naples via Johannesburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€440 - €1200
Flights from Durban to Naples via Capetown, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
19h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€500 - €1300
Flights from East London to Naples via Capetown, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€290 - €750
Flights from East London to Naples via Johannesburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €700
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Johannesburg, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€340 - €850
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Capetown, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€380 - €950
Flights from Johannesburg to Bari via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €950
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €650
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€350 - €900
Flights from East London to Naples via Capetown, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€310 - €800
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Johannesburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€370 - €950
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Capetown, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€410 - €1100
Flights from Johannesburg to Bari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€320 - €850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€310 - €700
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Durban to Naples via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€480 - €1500
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€370 - €1200
Flights from Johannesburg to Bari via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €700
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Durban to Naples via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€480 - €1500
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Johannesburg, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€370 - €1200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€310 - €750
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €650
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€270 - €850
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Johannesburg, Zurich
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€330 - €750
Flights from Bloemfontein to Naples via Capetown, Zurich
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Naples via Dubai
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€410 - €1000
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Dubai
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€330 - €800
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Dubai
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€410 - €1000
Flights from Durban to Naples via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €410
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Blantyre, Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €410
Flights from Capetown to Naples via Addis Ababa, Rome
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€390 - €850
Flights from Johannesburg to Bari via Addis Ababa, Rome
Ave. Duration
20h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Doha
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€330 - €600
Egyptair
Website
egyptair.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Cairo
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €600
Kenya Airways
Website
kenya-airways.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Nairobi
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €550
El Al
Website
elal.com
Flights from Johannesburg to Rome via Tel Aviv
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €650
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €35
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€22 - €35
Smart Low Cost
€20 - €28
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €25
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29

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