Useful Transit App

Image representing iPhone as depicted in Crunc...

Image via CrunchBase

I loaded a very useful app on my iPhone called “Transit”. It allows you to enter a start city and destination city. They can be small towns or large ones. It gets you to the nearest rail, bus or metro line then plots which lines to take to get close to your destination. Finally it tells you how far you are from the destination. I did Rome Airport at Fiumicino to Velina in Campania Italy. I entered FCO, the airport call letters for Rome Fiumicino as the start and Velina, Italy as the destination. It provide 3 alternative routes. The first was:

  1. Walk to train FL1 at Fiumicino Airport
  2. Take train FL1 to Tiburtina station in Rome
  3. Walk 2 mins to train to Ascea
  4. Take train to Ascea (6 stops)
  5. Take local transportation like a taxi 9 km (12 mins) to Velina

Total time 5 hr and 33 mins 348 km.

These apps can be a life saver in getting around Europe or from a major city to a small city you want to see.

Categories: Campania, General Travel, Italy, Rome, Trains, Velina | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Post navigation

2 thoughts on “Useful Transit App

  1. Pingback: Counting the Days! | Travel in Europe Blog

  2. Pingback: Campania Cooking | Travel in Europe Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Blog at

%d bloggers like this: