Capri from Naples by ferry - tour or travel independently?

Make right decision for you on day trip to Capri from Naples using ferry or hydrofoil

Naples to Capri - independent or tour?
Tours to Capri include local guide and lunch!

Capri - day tour or independent visit?

Capri, the "Pearl of the Mediterranean" is located on the south side of the Gulf of Naples around an hour away on one of the fast hydrofoil services that shuttle between the main Naples ferry port at Molo Beverello. The Naples cruise terminal is nearby.

The promise of Capri is of beauty and sophistication that has attracted the rich and famous for centuries.

The majority of visitors to Capri will be on a day trip. Capri - practical information for first time visitors. A typical day tour to Capri is above all stress free. All the transport is organised for you and you are chaperoned around the island by the guide. Both tour options have substantial free time too.

Access to Capri is pretty straight forward from Naples, several companies compete with frequent services to Porto di Marina Grande on Capri. Links to the various company websites are on our Naples Ferry & Cruise Port page.

The ferry port at Molo Beverello is right in the heart of the city of Naples. Some of the finest hotels in Naples are in this Naples waterfront hotel district. The ferry port is right next to the cruise port. Molo Beverello is a few kilometres from Central Station the main railway station to the east of the city centre, an awkward, time-consuming local bus or taxi ride.

Capri transport options - getting around Capri

=Naples Ferry Port - Capri ferry boarding
Day trip: Naples ferry port where you can board for Capri

Porto di Marina Grande on Capri has a funicular railway that takes visitors to the centre of Capri in just 5 minutes and is a fun introduction to the island. To get around Capri independently there is a small network of mini-buses.

Independently you need to find your way to the ferry terminal and book tickets from one of the operators and once in Capri organise your transport around the island.

If all you want to do is amble around the town in Capri, people watch and take in the atmosphere then going independently is probably the best option.

Capri - practical information for independent visitors

Capri day trip with lunch from Naples

Capri town square, Italy
Relax in the Piazetta on Capri

Capri tour highlights

  • Free Naples hotel or train station pickup and drop-off included
  • High-speed hydrofoil ride to and from the the island of Capri
  • Mini-bus transport on Capri led by a local guide to Anacapri
  • Free time in Anacapri with various sightseeing options available
  • Light lunch at a local restaurant

Capri tour from Naples with lunch tour details

Cruise to the island of Capri on a hydrofoil with this full-day tour from Naples.

Follow your guide to island highlights including a funicular ride to the main piazzetta in Capri, the handcrafted shops of Anacapri, and the Faraglioni rocks. Learn about the artists and writers that lived and worked in Capri and explore the gardens of Augustus.



Island of Capri day tour from Naples with light lunch

• Full day tour from Naples • Scenic sail to island of Capri • Relax in the piazzetta in Capri and shop in the boutiques of Anacapri • Guide-led walking tour • Light lunch inlcuded

Capri and Blue Grotto day tour from Naples

Blue Grotto Capri, swimming
Swim in the exclusive Blue Grotto

Capri and Blue Grotto from Naples or Sorrento or Naples tour highlights

  • Admire coastal views as you travel by jet-foil ride to and from the island of Capri
  • Visit the lively island towns of Anacapri with its handicraft stores and soak up the atmosphere in buzzing La Piazzetta
  • Experience the wonder of the Blue Grotto
  • Small group tour ensures a personalized experience

This is a highly popular full day tour where you can enjoy superb coastal scenery sailing by jet-foil to the idyllic island of Capri. As you tour around the island, including the stunning 'Mamma Mia' road on this small group tour with your enthusiastic guide, you can experience individual towns of Anacapri and La Piazzetta.

Finish your memorable day with visit to the famous Blue Grotto and a funicular ride to Marina Grande.

This full day tour is sure to be the highlight of your holiday.



blue grotto, capri
Island of Capri day tour with Blue Grotto from Naples or Sorrento

• Full small group day tour  • Cruise to the island by jetfoil • Ride the funicular from La Piazzetta to Marina Grande • Admission to the Blue Grotto


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