Naples Italy Tourist Information and Travel Guide
A funicular is a type of train that is designed to run up steep slopes. They are quite common throughout Europe.
The city of Naples operate three funicular lines that ascend Mount Vomero, a steep hill located near the city centre. The fourth funicular connects two city districts.
The four funicular lines in Naples Italy are:
The 'Funicolare di Montesanto' line leaves from the Montesanto metro station and arrives at the Morghen station, which is at the top of the hill. From there, it is only a five minute walk to the Sant'Elmo castle and the San Martino Monastery.
This funicular runs from 7 am until 10 pm daily.
The cost of a single ticket on a Naples funicular is the same as a bus or metro ride. A daily transit pass includes rides on the funiculars in addition to buses and metros.