Via Luigi Barella 84124 Salerno Italia
Ticket office hours
|Monday||05:50 - 21:00|
|Tuesday||05:50 - 21:00|
|Wednesday||05:50 - 21:00|
|Thursday||05:50 - 21:00|
|Friday||05:50 - 21:00|
|Saturday||05:50 - 21:00|
|Sunday||05:50 - 21:00|
Salerno train station is situated in the historic centre of the city, at the end of Corso Vittorio Emanuele. In just a few minutes’ walk you can reach the marina where you can take a ferry to Amalfi and Positano, the crown jewels of the Amalfi coast. The station is an important transport hub for Southern Italy, especially for journeys to Reggio Calabria, Lamezia Terme, Taranto and Potenza.
Salerno train station consists of two levels and eight tracks. Italo and Frecciarossa high-speed trains pass through the station and reach the main Italian cities, such as Naples, Rome, Florence and Bologna.
Despite its small size, Salerno station offers all the basic facilities and amenities you may need before or after your journey. On the ground floor, you can find Trenitalia and Italo’s ticket offices, which are open daily from 05:50 to 21:00 and from 06:30 to 19:30 respectively, as well as toilets, a newsstand, a bar and a restaurant.
Passengers with reduced mobility who need travel assistance can go to Sala Blu (“Blue Room”), where dedicated staff will provide them with all the assistance they need. Sala Blu is open daily from 07:45 to 22:30.
From Salerno train station you can easily take the underground, which connects the historic centre with the stadium, and one of the urban or suburban buses that run throughout the city or to the main towns of the region.
Taxis are available from outside the station and you can call (+39) 089757575 for more information and bookings.
If you want to get to Naples Airport from Salerno, you’ll need to go to via Vinciprova, which is a few minutes’ walk from the train station. From there you can take a Sita Sud bus to Napoli Centrale (Naples central station). Finally, hop on the Alibus shuttle bus and you’ll find yourself at the airport in around 20 minutes.
Salerno train station is the best place to start your tour of the city. A 10-minute walk will lead you to the Cathedral, a magnificent building famous for its bell tower. Consisting of small arcades, mullioned windows, Baroque façade and ancient Roman sarcophagi, the Cathedral is a sight that must be seen.
The Cathedral’s crypt also houses relics of the patron saint of Salerno, St. Matthew (“San Matteo”), who is celebrated on 21st September. On this day every year, concerts and festivals take place in Piazza Amendola culminating in a beautiful seafront firework display at midnight.
Passing through Corso Vittorio Emanuele, you can easily reach the Medieval aqueduct, also known as "Ponti del Diavolo" (bridges of the devil). The Medieval aqueduct is an interesting and magical place and rumour has it that if you pass under the arches after sunset, you will encounter devils and evil spirits!
The city is located right across the Tyrrhenian Sea and the beautiful seafront Lungomare Trieste connects the historic centre with the marina. Considered as one of the most beautiful coastal routes in Italy, it’s one of the city's landmarks and can be reached in 10 minutes by foot from the station.
If you’re in Salerno in November or for Christmas, don’t miss the magical atmosphere of “Luci d’Artista”, a unique display of light shows and installations along the city’s streets, squares and parks. Amongst the starry skies and flowers, magicians and elves, each street comes to life and becomes an amazing work of art. The event usually starts in the middle of November and lasts until January, so mark your calendar if you want to enjoy the most beautiful Christmas lights in Italy.