Reaching the Opera Festival from Naples

On vacation in Naples with a stop in magic Verona


Are you in Naples? You will definitely have been enchanted by the eternal marvels of one of Italy’s oldest cities. You will have visited the museum of the Sansevero Chapel, which hosts the fascinating suggestive marble sculpture of the Veiled Christ by Giuseppe Sanmartino, you will have admired the impressive Piazza del Plebiscito, the Royal Palace, the San Carlo Theatre, prestigious world-level opera theatre, the Cathedral dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta, the Royal Chapel of the Treasure of San Gennaro, with its Baroque style, and you will definitely have taken a walk down the renowned Spaccanapoli and Via Toledo. If you are in this city, we advise you to also visit underground Naples, the Mount Vesuvius National Park, the Campi Flegrei and the Castel Nuovo, also called Maschio Angioino, the symbol of historic Naples.


If you are organizing a tour of Italian cities and Naples is one of your destinations, add another stop and come to visit Verona!

Here too you will be able to lose yourself in the charm of timeless marvels: come and admire the basilica of Sant'Anastasia, Ponte Pietra, historic buildings and famous monuments such as Palazzo della Ragione and Torre dei Lamberti, Porta Leoni, Arco dei Gavi, Porta Borsari and the Scaliger Tombs. Lastly, end your journey by treating yourself to an evening at the Arena di Verona, the Roman amphitheatre that hosts the annual Opera Festival. Here you will have the opportunity of attending great immortal opera classics that will make your tour a unique priceless experience! 

Check out ticket prices now and discover the Arena Opera Festival programme!

by car

Would you rather travel with your own car? Leaving Naples by car, you will reach Verona in approximately 7 hours, covering roughly 740 km, according to the route you choose. 

We suggest the shortest route: take the A1 motorway towards Rome, then continue on the A1VAR/E35 in the direction of Bologna, lastly continue on the A22/E45 towards Verona Nord. You will reach Verona in approximately six and a half hours.

Check the map to see your route in detail.



Verona offers the possibility of parking in zones adjacent to the old town centre. Check this page and find out more!


by train

Do you prefer a carefree journey? Opt for a train ride! You can reach the beautiful city of Verona choosing between fast regional trains, Frecce and Italo trains at advantageous prices.

When you arrive at Porta Nuova station you can reach the old town centre and surrounding areas in a few moments by using the ATV town transport, or the taxi, bike sharing and car sharing services.


Relax in the city of Cangrande della Scala! You can find overnight accommodation at a reasonable cost and suiting your requirements: we suggest you visit this page to find offers in greater detail.

by bus

If you prefer a bus trip, you can take advantage of the long-distance coaches that always have low-cost offers

Lastly, we suggest you end your trip to Verona with a night at the Arena di Verona and, to stay overnight, visit the following Web site there’s no lack of good proposals!

travel table

Means of transport Travel Time Distance (km) Departures Arrival

Fast Trains
(Frecciarossa+Frecciargento, Eurocity, Frecciarossa+Fast Regional)

from 4 to 7 hours 
(according to the combination of trains chosen) 


Naples Central
Railway Station

Verona Porta Nuova
Railway Station


4 hours 30 min approximately 


Naples Central 
Railway Station

 Verona Porta Nuova
Railway Station


6 - 7 hours approximately

 740 km approx.




9 - 10 hours approximately 

740 km

Naples Metropark
Centrale Terminal Bus

 Verona Porta Nuova
Railway Station