Ferry from Positano to Capri

Ferry to Capri - A docked boat in Capri, Italy.

Passengers who take the ferry from Positano to Capri discover the beauties of the famous Amalfi coast, on the southern coast of Italy, on the Tyrrhenian Sea!

Starting your journey from Positano you will be thrilled by the colorful houses, the narrow streets with the picturesque balconies, terraces and small gardens. Throughout the city there are hundreds of steps that lead to the beach and to the center to the town. Beautiful little shops selling local products, delicatessen and artifacts of the area will pique your interest. Once a fishing village, Positano today is one of the most visited resorts in Europe. You will definitely be impressed by the beauties of nature and the steep cliffs that reach the sea. The houses and hotels are built in an amphitheatrical way and most of them have a spectacular view of the vast blue of the Mediterranean Sea.

After a pleasant short trip from Positano you will arrive at Capri, in the bay of Naples just a few miles from the Peninsula of Sorrento. As a lot of people say there is no place like this in the world. Starting your visit from the port Marina Grande you can take the funicular and reach the Piazzetta, one of the most popular places of the island. Full of restaurants and bars, this place gathers tourists and locals all day to enjoy the views, the food, the elegant shops and of course participate in the lifestyle of the rich and famous. The charming Anacapri, at a distance of 3 km from Capri. is the second municipality of the island on the highest point. More elegant, on the slopes of Mount Solaro, with breathtaking views and hiking trails. Of course there is no shortage of shops with local handicrafts and jewelry, high quality restaurants and bars. A visit to the house of Alex Munte which is now a museum and the churches of Santa Sofia and San Michele Arcangelo are recommended to be included in your program.

Organize your journey in advance and take the ferry Positano Capri for a wonderful trip experience!

Positano to Capri ferry schedule

The Positano to Capri ferry schedule is operated by several operators daily with many routes from the early morning until the evening. The crossings are seasonal usually from April to October. Please note that the schedules may change if the weather conditions require it.
Another option for a visit to Capri during the months that the ferries do not operate from Positano is the route from Naples to Capri or from Sorrento to Capri.
Our updated website can inform you about all the sailings available with a detailed Positano Capri ferry timetable and the other alternatives.

Positano to Capri ferry time and distance

The Positano to Capri ferry time is estimated to be from 25 to 45 min depending on the ferry company and the type of vessel. The distance between Capri and Positano is 12 nautical miles or 22km.

Positano to Capri ferry type

The Positano to Capri crossing is mainly operated by hydrofoils and catamarans without a garage so if you are traveling with your vehicle you have to park it in Positano. On the ferry you can enjoy the journey which is very pleasant, especially when the weather conditions are good and you can stay on the outside deck.

Useful tips for your journey

  • The trip by boat from Positano to Capri is very popular during the summer months. Have in mind to book your tickets in advance in order to find availability for the date and time you prefer
  • Even a day trip to Capri from Positano is ideal if you do not have more time for an overnight stay
  • Organize your time to be at the port 1 hour before departure for check-in and embarkation
  • Our pages dedicated to Capri and Positano can give you all the information you may need
  • While in Capri do not miss to visit the impressive Blue Grotto which is open usually from April to October
  • A boat trip from Positano to Capri must include the famous Amalfi, in the province of Salerno, a UNESCO world heritage site
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