Ferry from Capri to Positano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the island of Capri and the port of Positano travel seasonally. Find detailed info about crossings, companies, timetables, and prices, and book your ferry tickets to Positano on Ferryhopper!

Ferry schedules from Capri to Positano

Capri Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:45 Last trip: 19:00 Average duration: 40m Price range: 22.00 € - 29.50 €
Positano Capri Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:50 Last trip: 18:16 Average duration: 1h 14m Price range: 25.50 € - 34.50 €

Is there a ferry from Capri to Positano?

Yes, you can easily reach Positano from Capri island by ferry, thanks to the seasonal connection operated by NLGAlicost and Positano Jet.

The ferry route is normally active from April until the end of October and there are usually up to 9 daily crossings between Capri and Positano.

What’s the ferry schedule from Capri to Positano?

Usually, the first ferry to Positano departs from Capri at 09:45 and arrives at 10:50. The last departure is at 19:00, with the ferry arriving in Positano at 19:30.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change. Therefore, make sure to check for updated schedules on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Capri to Positano?

The price of a single Capri - Positano ferry ticket starts at €22.50. Depending on the company and crossing you’ve chosen, the final ticket cost may vary.


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Children up to 2 years old travel for free, while there are discounts for those up to the age of 11-12. Some companies also provide reduced fares for large groups and residents.

Bear in mind that ferry companies usually offer a discount on return tickets if you book a round trip.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Capri to Positano?

The Capri - Positano ferry ride lasts from 30 min to 1 hr, depending on the company.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Capri to Positano?

The route from Capri to Positano is also operated by high-speed ferries. The fastest crossing to Positano lasts approximately 30 min.

What’s the distance between Capri and Positano?

The distance between Capri and Positano is around 12 nautical miles (approximately 22 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Positano from Capri

Here are some travel tips for your trip to Positano:

  • During the summer and on weekends, we recommend arriving at the port of Capri well in advance to avoid delays and overcrowding.
  • Ferry and hydrofoil services can be suspended, depending on the weather conditions. In such cases, we recommend that you consult the company that you’re traveling with.
  • Add our Positano travel guide to your reading list and make the most of your trip!
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Where to take the ferry from Capri to Positano

Ferries to Positano depart from the port of Marina Grande in the north of Capri. There is a funicular that can take you to the port from the famous Piazzetta square in the town of Capri in just a few minutes.

Can I travel on the ferry from Capri to Positano with a car?

No, motor vehicles are not allowed on the ferries and hydrofoils traveling from Capri to Positano.

Ferry luggage

Each company operating on this route has different baggage allowance policies:

  • NLG allows passengers to carry 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x30x15 cm and a maximum weight of 5 kg.
  • With Positano Jet, you can only take 1 piece of luggage on board with a maximum size of 55x40x20cm by paying a fee of €2. Hand bags and backpacks can however be transported for free.
  • Alicost allows you to carry a single piece of luggage up to 9 kg, with maximum dimensions of 50x35x20 cm.


As the duration of the Capri - Positano trip is rather short, there are no cabins on the ferries and hydrofoils.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on Capri - Positano ferries, as long as it’s included in your booking and pay a small fee.

As pet policies and amenities may vary from one operator to another, we recommend contacting the company you’re traveling with for additional information.

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