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Destination(s) 🇮🇹 Italy, 🇮🇹 Capri
Distance 29 miles, 46 km
Duration 1h 40 mins.
Operated by AliCost, NLG
Sailings Up to 3 times per day
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From Salerno two ferry companies sail to Capri. These are seasonal and sail at a much higher frequency in the summer than in the winter. The sailing time is usually just over 1.5 hours.

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Ferry from Salerno to Capri

The direct ferry is a comfortable choice if you want to travel from Salerno to Capri. An alternative is a ferry from Amalfi or Sorrento to Capri, but this is not very efficient in terms of travel time. Moreover, the ferry that sails off the Italian Amalfi coast is a pleasant way to travel. It should be noted, however, that experiences differ greatly. Some passengers think the ferry tour to Capri is great, while others may have bad experiences with travel time, delays and unwashed windows.

The ticket prices are around €25 euro for an adult for a single journey. View the departure times and final prices by filling in the input fields below.

Should you sail with NLG or Alicost?

Alicost often makes several stops and the crossing usually takes a bit longer. NLG has worse reviews than Alicost. You can check out some reviews online for a good impression; You will find that these are very diverse. If you want to compare the two shipping companies on costs and departure times, you can use the booking module on this page. For the high season, it is wise to book tickets in advance.

  • Check carefully on the ferry company's website whether the sailings are on schedule. Especially in stormy weather/high waves, you can have to deal with a ferry that is not running without this being communicated properly.

Route Map Salerno Capri

The distance between Salerno and Capri is 46 km or 29 miles. You can easily zoom in or zoom out on this map.

Capri Day Tours

It is also possible to book organized day tours to Capri. If you are with more people, this can work out quite affordable.


Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Salerno and Capri is currently operated by: AliCost and NLG

How long does the Salerno-Capri crossing take?

The travel time of the Salerno-Capri ferry is around: 1 hour and  30 or 40 mins minutes. Please arrive early at the port of departure and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Salerno-Capri ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Salerno to Capri (or the ferry from Capri to Salerno) 3 times per day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Salerno and Capri?

The distance between Salerno and Capri is approximately 29 miles or 46 km.