Positano to Capri Ferry

Schedule, Cost & Tickets

You can travel from Positano to Capri by ferry seasonally, with several daily crossings. Find out how to get to Capri from Positano by ferry on Ferryhopper: check the latest timetables, compare companies and prices, and book ferry tickets online without hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Positano to Capri

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

How to get from Positano to Capri by ferry?

The Positano - Capri ferry route is seasonal, and is available with up to 11 daily connections from April until the end of October.

The ferry route is operated by 4 companies: NLG, Alilauro Gruson, Alicost, and Positano Jet.

What’s the ferry schedule from Positano to Capri?

Usually, the earliest ferry to Capri departs at 08:50 and arrives at the port at about 09:30. The last ferry departs from Positano at 18:16, arriving in Capri at 18:37.

Tip: please note that the Positano 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 does the ferry cost from Positano to Capri?

The tickets for the ferry from Positano to Capri cost about €27.50-€29. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers and seat type. 


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

  • Children up to 12 years old
  • Permanent residents of islands

Note: infants and toddlers up to 2-3 years old usually travel free of charge.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Positano to Capri?

The Positano - Capri ferry time ranges between 30 min to 1 hr 30 min, depending on the vessel type and the company you’re traveling with.

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

Yes, the route from Positano to Capri is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest ferry from Positano reaches the port of Capri island in about 30 min

What’s the distance between Positano and Capri?

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

Ferry Trip Tips

Ferry Positano - Capri: useful tips for your trip

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

  • The port of Positano can get quite busy during the high season, so we recommend arriving there at least 45 min before departure. 
  • Bear in mind that you can also get to Capri from the port of Naples, which is a convenient option if you are traveling to Italy via the Naples Capodichino Airport. The Naples - Capri ferry time is around 50 min.
  • Find the best tips and ideas for your trip to the lovely island in the Gulf of Naples, on our Capri vacation guide.

Where to take the ferry from Positano to Capri

Ferries to Capri leave from the Campanian port of Positano, which is close to the historic center and the central beach of Marina Grande.

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

No, you cannot bring your vehicle on the ferry to Capri from Positano. Also, keep in mind that the circulation of cars, motorcycles and mopeds in Capri is prohibited for non-residents from Easter until November.

Can I do a day trip from Positano  to Capri?

Yes, you can easily plan a short getaway to Capri from Positano from April to October. In fact, there are regular ferries running between Positano and Capri throughout the day, so you can catch an early-morning ferry to the island and return to the town of the Amalfi Coast in the evening, around 18:30-19:30.

Ferry luggage

Each company that operates on the Positano - Capri ferry route has different policies for luggage:

  • NLG allows passengers to carry 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x30x15 cm and a maximum weight of 5 kg
  • Positano Jet considers trolleys and all types of suitcases to be luggage, regardless of weight and size, with an additional fee of €2. Handbags and backpacks are allowed free of charge.
  • With Alicost, each passenger can bring along 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm and a maximum weight of 9 kg.
  • On the ferries of Alilauro Gruson, each passenger is entitled to 1 piece of luggage with maximum dimensions of 50x30x15 cm and a weight not exceeding 10 kg on conventional ferries or 5 kg on high-speed vessels.


Given the short duration of the Positano - Capri route, 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 boat to Capri from Positano, as long as you include it in the booking and pay a small fee. Smaller animals must be kept in special carriers, while large-sized animals must be equipped with a muzzle and a leash.

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