Ferry from Capri to Sorrento

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are year-round ferry crossings from the island of Capri to Sorrento. Find detailed info about companies, timetables, and prices, and book your ferry from Capri to Sorrento on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees!

Ferry schedules from Capri to Sorrento

Capri Sorrento Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:35 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 23m Price range: 19.00 € - 27.50 €
Sorrento Capri Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:15 Last trip: 17:45 Average duration: 22m Price range: 21.50 € - 32.50 €

Is there a ferry from Capri to Sorrento?

Yes, you can easily reach Sorrento from Capri in Italy, thanks to the year-round ferry connection operated by NLG (Navigazione Libera del Golfo), SNAV, and Alilauro Gruson.

Τhere are usually up to 20 crossings per day, with increased ferry frequency in the summer months.

What’s the ferry schedule from Capri to Sorrento?

Usually, the earliest ferry to Sorrento departs from Capri at 08:00 and arrives at 08:20. The latest departure from Capri is at around 18:30, with the ferry arriving in Sorrento at 19:00.

Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ticket prices for the Capri - Sorrento ferry connection on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Capri to Sorrento?

The price of a single Capri - Sorrento ferry ticket ranges between €19 and €22, depending on the company and the crossing you’ve chosen.


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Children up to 1-3 years old travel for free (depending on the operator), and there are also discounts for older children (usually up to 12 years old). Some companies also provide reduced fares for large groups and residents.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Capri to Sorrento?

The Capri - Sorrento ferry crossing lasts 20-25 min, depending on the company and crossing you’ve chosen.

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

The route from Capri to Sorrento is also operated by fast hydrofoils and high-speed ferries. The fastest crossing to Sorrento lasts approximately 20 min.

What’s the distance between Capri and Sorrento?

The distance between Capri and Sorrento is around 9 nautical miles (approximately 16 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Sorrento from Capri

Here are some travel tips for your trip to Sorrento:

  • 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 in case of very rough seas. Therefore, we recommend that you conact the company you’re traveling with before the trip.
  • Add our Sorrento travel guide to your reading list and make the most of your trip!
  • If you have time available, don't miss the chance to visit the nearby Amalfi Coast. You can take the Sorrento - Positano ferry to reach one of the most beautiful villages in just 30 minutes!
  • From Capri, you can also reach the peninsula thanks to daily ferries to Naples (year-round) and Salerno (seasonal).

Where to take the ferry from Capri to Sorrento

Ferries to Sorrento depart from the port of Marina Grande in northern Capri. There is a funicular that can get you from the famous Piazzetta square in the center of Capri to the port in just a few minutes.

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

No, the ferries and hydrofoils traveling from Capri to Sorrento don't carry motor vehicles.

Ferry luggage

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

  • On the ferries of Alilauro Gruson and SNAV, each passenger is entitled to a single piece of luggage with maximum dimensions of 50x35x20 cm and a maximum weight of 9 kg.
  • NLG allows passengers to carry 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x30x15 cm and a maximum weight of 5 kg.

Please note that a fee is applied for any additional luggage or bags larger than those indicated by the companies.


As the Capri - Sorrento ferry trip is rather short, there are no cabins available on the ferries and hydrofoils. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can travel safely with your pet on all ferries from Capri to Sorrento, as long as you include the pet in your booking and pay a small fee.

As pet policies and amenities may vary from one operator to another, make sure to contact the company you’re traveling with for more information on their pet transport conditions and required documents

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