Getting Around, Naples Travel, Transport and Car Rental
(Naples, Florida - FL, USA)
Located in the southwestern corner of Florida, Naples is a relatively remote city, yet is straightforward to travel to. Naples offers a selection of public transport and excellent road access provided by the I-75 and a municipal airport within the city, as well as an international airport within an hours' drive of Naples. Both airports receive a fair amount of traffic or, if flights are a problem, Tampa, Orlando
, and Miami airports are also close to Naples, offering a selection of ground transport options.
Greyhound buses travel to Naples from nearby cities and indirectly from farther a field, while a convenient trolley service provides transport around the town.
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) / Arriving by Air
The bulk of the visitors to Naples will arrive at the Southwest Florida International Airport just outside Fort Myers
to the north of Naples, while Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Miami have more flight options. Interstate 75 and US41 provide road access to Naples from the airport and shuttle travel is also available. The option is also there to fly to Naples Municipal Airport via Miami (MIA), Orlando (MCO), or Tampa (TPA) airports. North Road, Airport-Pulling Road, Davis Boulevard west and US41 feed the town from the airport.
Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National all have transport offices at Southwest Florida Airport and there are similar outlets at Naples Airport. Naples lies northwest of Miami and 43 miles / 69 km due south of Fort Myers, at the end of the famed Tamiami Trail, and is accessible via I-75 from both cities.
Buses and Coaches
Greyhound buses travel to Naples throughout the day from various locations in Florida and beyond, via Miami, Tampa, and Orlando. Travel time from Miami to Naples aboard Greyhound transport is about three hours, and a little longer from Tampa and Orlando. The Naples bus station is on Davis Boulevard.
Taxi and Trolley
Four major taxi operations ply the streets in Naples, including Checker Cabs, Maxi Taxis, Naples Taxis, and Yellow Cabs. There is also a fairly efficient trolley that runs to the tourist hot spots throughout the day.