Ferry from Naples to Ischia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from Naples to Ischia operate all year round with numerous daily connections. Compare companies, prices and timetables for the Naples - Ischia ferry route, and book your tickets online.

Ferry schedules from Naples to Ischia (all ports)

Naples Ischia (all ports) Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:25 Last trip: 20:30 Average duration: 1h 4m Price range: 13.70 € - 29.20 €
Ischia (all ports) Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 04:30 Last trip: 19:10 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 13.70 € - 28.80 €

Is there a ferry from Naples to Ischia?

Yes, you can easily travel from Naples to Ischia all year round thanks to ferry crossings operated by 4 ferry companies: Medmar, Alilauro, SNAV, and Caremar. 

There are more than 30 daily crossings from Naples to all 3 ports of the island (Ischia Porto, Casamicciola and Forio), with both conventional and high-speed ferries (hydrofoils).

Keep in mind that some companies only operates the connection on certain days of the week.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Ischia?

The earliest ferry from Naples to Ischia departs around 06:00 and arrives in Ischia around 07:45. The latest departure is at 21:55 arriving in Ischia around 23:30.

Please, keep in mind that ferry schedules may change. Therefore, make sure to always check the Naples to Ischia ferry timetable in real time on Ferryhopper.

Tip: there are usually 5 daily crossings from Naples to the port of Forio, the biggest settlement situated on the western coast of the island.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Ischia?

The cost of a single ferry ticket from Naples to Ischia starts from around €13-€26. The final ticket price depends on the operator, discounts, offers, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry from Naples to Ischia. 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 Ischia with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

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

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Ischia?

The duration of the ferry trip from Naples to Ischia is between 50 min and 1 hr 45 min. Keep in mind that travel time depends on weather conditions and the type of vessel (conventional ferry or hydrofoil). 

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

Yes, the ferry connection from Naples to Ischia is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest ferry to Ischia from Naples reaches the port in 50 min.

Is the ferry from Naples to Ischia rough?

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

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 Ischia?

The distance between Naples and Ischia is 18 nautical miles (approximately 29 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Ischia from Naples

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

  • If you wish to travel in summer, we recommend arrivng at the port of Naples 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays. This also applies to crossings during the weekends.
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Naples to Ischia may change. Make sure to recheck the ferry timetable a few days before your departure.
  • Ferries from Naples to Ischia can take you to Ischia Port, Forio and Casamicciola Terme. Before booking your tickets, make sure to find the most convenient port of arrival depending on where you'll stay.
  • Continue your adventure among the islands of the Gulf of Naples and travel by ferry from Ischia to Procida!

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Ischia?

The port of Naples is located near the city center (Piazza Municipio) and is easily accessible by public transport. It is about 15 km from Capodichino airport and only 10 min from the Naples central railway station.

Keep in mind that high-speed boats (hydrofoils) to Ischia leave from the Beverello pier. Conventional vessels, on the other hand, usually depart from the Calata Porta di Massa and Pozzuoli quays.

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

There are only a few ferries from Naples to Ischia that allow the transfer of vehicles. If you’re traveling to Ischia by car, you can make use of the paid parking lots close to the port of Naples.

Useful info: keep in mind that from April to October, the circulation of motor vehicles on Ischia is prohibited for residents of the Campania region. Residents of other Italian or foreign municipalities and permanent residents of Ischia are excluded from this restriction.

Can I do a day trip from Naples to Ischia?

Yes, you can easily plan a brief getaway to Ischia from Naples, no matter the season. In fact, there are regular ferries running between Naples and the island of Ischia throughout the day, so you can catch an early-morning ferry from Naples and return in the evening, around 19:00-20:00.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically:

  • Medmar allows 1 piece of luggage of 20 kg maximum per person free of charge.
  • On SNAV ferries, you can take 1 piece of hand luggage with you weighing up to 9 kg and with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm free of charge.
  • Alilauro allows only carry-on luggage with a weight limit of 9 kg and a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm at no extra cost.
  • Caremar lets you carry 20 kg on conventional ferries or 10 kg on hydrofoils and a maximum size of 50x40x20 cm.

Tip: please note that ferry companies charge fees for additional baggage and baggage exceeding the size and/or weight policy.


Given the short duration of the Naples - Ischia ferry trip, there are no cabins available on the vessels. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Ischia from Naples. In order to be allowed on board, all pets should hold a ticket. Smaller animals must be kept in special carriers, while large-sized animals must be equipped with a muzzle and a leash.

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

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

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

Book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Ischia

You can easily book ferry tickets to Ischia on Ferryhopper. Find more information about the ferry from Naples (Molo Beverello) to Ischia on our Map of ferries, compare companies, prices and schedules, and plan the trip of your dreams!