Ferry from Naples to Capri

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Traveling from Naples to Capri island is easy thanks to ferries and hydrofoils that connect the two destinations. Compare ferry routes, prices and timetables for the Naples - Capri crossing and book your tickets online.

Ferry schedules from Naples to Capri

Naples Capri Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:00 Last trip: 18:10 Average duration: 50m Price range: 25.00 € - 33.00 €
Capri Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:05 Last trip: 19:10 Average duration: 50m Price range: 22.50 € - 30.00 €
Ferry companies NLG SNAV

Is there a ferry from Naples to Capri?

The Naples - Capri ferry route is active all year long and it is operated by the ferry companies Navigazione Libera del Golfo (NLG), SNAV and Caremar.

There are usually more than 20 daily crossings on this route, and you can choose between hydrofoils and conventional ferries.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Capri?

The earliest ferry from Naples to Capri departs at 05:35 and arrives in Capri at about 06:30. The latest departure is usually at 21:35 arriving in Capri at around 22:30.

Tip: please note that the Naples to Capri ferry schedule is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the crossing on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Capri?

The Naples to Capri ferry price starts at around €20. However, the final ticket price depends on any available discounts and offers, as well as bag selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Capri from Naples. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by boat from Naples to Capri with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children
  • Toddlers
  • Large groups of travelers
  • Permanent residents of islands

Note: infants up to 2 years travel for free.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Capri?

The Naples to Capri ferry time ranges from about 50 min to 1 hr 30 min. This depends on the type of vessel and the weather conditions.

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

Yes, the connection from Naples to Capri is served only by fast hydrofoils and takes about 50 min.

Is the ferry from Naples to Capri rough?

During the summer months, the sea is normally calm, so the boat ride from Naples to Capri should be smooth sailing.

However, there can be days with rough seas, especially in the winter months. In that case, and if you are prone to sea sickness, you might want to sit in the back rows of the hydrofoil and take anti-sickness medication before the trip.

What’s the distance between Naples and Capri?

The distance between Naples and Capri is 15 nautical miles (approximately 28 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Ferry Naples - Capri: useful tips for your trip

Before you board the ferry to Capri from Naples, have a look at some important tips for your ferry ride:

  • During the busy months of July and August, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples at least 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays. 
  • Find the best tips and ideas for your trip to the magical Italian island, on our Capri vacation guide.
  • From Capri, you can travel by ferry to the ports of Sorrento and Positano. With the Capri to Sorrento and Capri to Positano ferry routes, you can quickly and comfortably reach the Amalfi Coast and explore the breathtaking landscapes.

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Capri?

High-speed boats (hydrofoils) to Capri leave from the Beverello pier (Molo Beverello). Conventional ferries (allowing the transfer of vehicles) depart from the Calata Porta di Massa quay. You can easily reach it by taking the free shuttle service from Beverello Pier.

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

You can bring your vehicle on the ferries from Naples to Capri, but not on the hydrofoils. Keep in mind that, from April to October, traffic on Capri is prohibited for motor vehicles (cars, motorcycles, etc.) except for permanent residents of the island.

However, getting around Capri is simple because the island's public transportation system covers the entire island. You can also take a taxi, a scooter, a boat, or a bicycle.

Can I do a day trip from Naples to Capri?

Yes, you can easily explore the beautiful Capri from Naples on a day tripno matter the season. In fact, there are regular ferries running between Naples and the island of Capri throughout the day, so you can catch a morning ferry from Naples and return in the evening, around 19:00-20:00.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company operating on the Naples - Capri route has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically:

  • NLG allows only one piece of luggage weighing up to 5 kg with a maximum size of 50x30x15 cm. Suitcases, travel bags and backpacks are considered luggage.
  • SNAV allows passengers to bring 1 piece of hand luggage weighing up to 9 kg and with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm with no extra fee.
  • Caremar allows one piece of luggage of 20 kg (for ferry travel) or 10 kg (for hydrofoil travel) with maximum dimensions of 50x40x20 cm.


Due to the short duration of the Naples - Capri ferry trip, there are no cabins available on the ferries. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the hydrofoil to Capri for an additional fee. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must have a muzzle and be on a leash.

Do I need to book a ferry from Naples to Capri in advance?

As the connection between Naples and the island of Capri is one of the most busy in the Gulf of Naples, we strongly recommend booking your ferry in advance.

In fact, by booking your ferry tickets to Capri online on Ferryhopper, you can download your electronic tickets on your phone, and avoid long queues at the ticket offices in Beverello port.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Capri

You can easily book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find more information about how to get to Capri by ferry on our Map of ferries, compare companies, prices and schedules, and plan the trip of your dreams!