Ferry from Naples to Forio (Ischia)

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the port of Naples and the port of Forio, in Ischia, operate all year round. Find the latest information on schedules, companies and prices, and book your ferry to the islands in the Gulf of Naples on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Naples to Forio

Naples Forio Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:40 Last trip: 20:10 Average duration: 1h 7m Price range: 23.60 € - 24.80 €
Forio Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:45 Last trip: 18:45 Average duration: 1h 7m Price range: 23.60 € - 24.80 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO

Is there a ferry from Naples to Forio (Ischia)?

Yes, you can travel from Naples to the port of Forio every day thanks to ferry routes operated by Alilauro. There are usually up to 10 crossings a day, with their frequency depending on the day of the week and the season.

Useful info: bear in mind that Forio is located in the western part of Ischia and is the largest town on the island. Moreover, thanks to its strategic location, it is an ideal starting point to reach other popular locations in Ischia.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Forio (Ischia)?

The first ferry to Forio leaves Naples at 07:35 and arrives at its destination at around 08:50. The last departure is at 20:10, with the ferry reaching the port of Forio at around 21:10.

Note: in the high season, the earliest ferry to Forio is at 09:40.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Bari to Forio?

The price of the Naples - Forio (Ischia) ferry starts at €23 for a one-way ticket. Bear in mind that costs may vary depending on any additional services you may choose.


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Infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel free of charge, and there are discounts for children up to 12 years old. Residents of the islands in the Gulf of Naples are also entitled to discounted fares.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Forio (Ischia)?

The Naples - Forio crossing duration varies between 1 hr and 1 hr 15 min, depending on the ferry itinerary.

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

Yes, the connection between the port of Forio and Naples is also operated by fast ferries that take 1 hr to reach the island.

What’s the distance between Naples and Forio?

The distance between Naples and the port of Forio (Ischia) is 18 nautical miles (about 35 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Forio from Naples

  • In case of very rough seas, ferry services may be suspended. We therefore suggest always checking the company's announcements before your trip.
  • We recommend arriving at the port of Naples at least half an hour before departure.
  • Forio is considered the cultural center of Ischia, but it also boasts beautiful beaches. Must-sees include the Torrione, Sorgeto beach and the Poseidon Gardens.
  • Check out our Ischia travel guide to better plan the most amazing trip.
  • Although there are several ferry routes to Ischia, the Naples - Forio route is among the most popular and it is always best to book your tickets in advance.
  • Also take a look at Naples - Ischia ferries to learn more about connections to other ports on the island.
  • Find out all about the islands in the Gulf of Naples and plan your adventure between Ischia, Capri and Procida!

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Forio (Ischia)?

Ferries to Forio depart from Molo Beverello in the port of Naples.

The Naples Beverello maritime station is very close to the Municipio metro station and some of the city's most famous cultural attractions.

Can I travel on the Naples - Forio ferry with a car?

No, you can’t embark your vehicle on ferries operating on the connection from Naples to the port of Forio in Ischia. You can, however, board your bicycle at a fee.

If you wish to travel to Ischia with your car, you'll need to consider the other 2 ports of arrival (Ischia port and Casamicciola) and opt for a route that supports vehicles on board.

Ferry luggage

On Alilauro ferries, you can bring on board a single piece of hand luggage with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm and a maximum weight of 9 kg.

There is an additional charge for excess luggage.


Given the short duration of the trip, there are no cabins available on ferries traveling from Naples to the port of Forio. Only seat accommodation is included in the ticket.

Pet travel

Animals are more than welcome on Alilauro ferries. You just have to include them in your reservation and pay a small fare. 

Please note that dogs must wear a muzzle and a leash during the trip, while cats and other pets must travel in their carriers.

For more information on the documents and conditions required to travel with your pet, we recommend contacting the ferry company.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Forio (Ischia)

On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets online to the port of Forio from Naples easily and quickly. Check all available routes to Ischia on our Map of ferries, and discover the beautiful islands in the Gulf of Naples!