The island of Capri sits in the Bay of Naples, south of the city of Naples and close to the tip of the Amalfi Peninsula, in the Campania region of Southern Italy.
The most convenient route to Capri is by air to Naples International Airport (NAP), then taxi or bus to the nearby ferry port of Molo Beverello, followed by a ferry or hydrofoil to Capri's Marina Grande.
From Molo Beverello, the ferry takes 80 minutes, and the hydrofoil 40 minutes to Marina Grande, from where the funicular goes up to Capri town.
Alternatively, the airport shuttle bus from Naples International Airport to Sorrento operates every 4 hours, taking 1 hour 15 minutes. From Sorrento, the ferry takes 35 minutes, while the hydrofoil takes 20 minutes, to Capri's Marina Grande
You can also choose to fly into the much larger Rome–Fiumicino International Airport 'Leonardo da Vinci' (FCO), then train or bus to Naples, Salerno or Sorrento.
By train, Rome to Naples takes 1 hour 35 minutes.
The following are the most convenient and quickest routes to Naples International Airport (NAP), Naples.
Within Italy: Alitalia and easyJet offer the most convenient daily flights to Naples.
Rome to Naples is 50 min, direct flight
Milan to Naples is 1 hrs 15 min, direct flight
Turin to Naples is 1 hrs 20 min, direct flight
Venice to Naples is 1 hrs 10 min, direct flight
From United Kingdom: British Airways and Ryanair offer the most convenient direct flights to Naples.
London to Naples is 2 hrs 35 min, direct flight
Manchester to Naples is 2 hrs 55 min, direct flight
From France: Transavia France and easyJet offer the most convenient flights from Paris Orly (ORY) to Naples.
Paris to Naples is 2 hrs 10 min, direct flight
From Germany: Lufthansa, Condor Flugdeinst, Eurowings, Ryanair and easyJet offer the most convenient flights to Naples.
Berlin to Naples is 2 hrs 10 min, direct flight
Dusseldorf to Naples is 2 hrs 5 min, direct flight
Frankfurt to Naples is 1 hrs 55 min, direct flight
Hamburg to Naples is 2 hrs 30 min, direct flight
Munich to Naples is 1 hrs 35 min, direct flight
From United Arab Emirates: Flydubai offers the most convenient flights to Naples.
Dubai to Naples is 6 hrs 25 min, direct flight
From United States: KLM, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Lufthansa, United Airlines and Alitalia offer the most convenient daily flights to Naples.
New York to Naples is 8 hrs 40 min, direct flight
Atlanta to Naples is 12 hrs, connecting flightˆ
Boston to Naples is 9 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ
Chicago to Naples is 10 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
Dallas-Fort Worth to Naples is 12 hrs 35 min, connecting flightˆ
Houston to Naples is 12 hrs 40 min, connecting flightˆ
Los Angeles to Naples is 13 hrs 50 min, connecting flightˆ
San Francisco to Naples is 14 hrs, connecting flightˆ
Seattle to Naples is 12 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ
From Canada: Air Canada, Alitalia, Lufthansa and Air Transat offer the most convenient daily flights to Naples.
Toronto to Naples is 11 hrs 5 min, connecting flightˆ
Montreal to Naples is 9 hrs 30 min, connecting flightˆ
Vancouver to Naples is 12 hrs 55 min, connecting flightˆ
From Australia: Emirates and FlyDubai offer the most convenient two stop scheduled flights to Naples.
Adelaide to Naples is 22 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ
Brisbane to Naples is 21 hrs 45 min, connecting flightˆ
Sydney to Naples is 23 hrs 25 min, connecting flightˆ
Melbourne to Naples is 23 hrs 20 min, connecting flightˆ
Perth to Naples is 20 hrs 15 min, connecting flightˆ
From New Zealand: Emirates and FlyDubai offer the most convenient two stop scheduled flights to Naples.
Auckland to Naples is 26 hrs 25 min, connecting flightˆ
From Singapore: Singapore Airlines and Alitalia offer the most convenient scheduled flights to Naples.
Singapore to Naples is 15 hrs 10 min, connecting flightˆ
(ˆincludes transfer time.)
Naples International Airport (NAP) is located 6km (3.8mi) northeast of the city centre in the Capodichino district of Naples.
Taxi: Taxis are available from outside Arrivals, with fixed rates to various destinations within the city.
Shuttle: ANM Alibus shuttle buses connect to Napoli Centrale railway station and then to Piazza Municipio in the centre of Naples.
Bus: ANM bus 3S (tel: +39 081 763 1111; www.anm.it) runs every 20 minutes to Napoli Centrale railway station.
Car hire companies located at Naples International Airport include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Locauto, Maggiore and Sixt, which have desks in the arrivals area.
Money: A bank is located to the right of Terminal 1, close to the terminal building. ATMs and Bureaux de Change are located in the arrivals and departures areas of Terminal 1.
Food: A selection of restaurants, cafés and snack bars, include a pizzeria, an ice cream parlour and a wine bar serving small dishes.
Shopping: Most shops at Naples International Airport are concentrated in the ground floor departures hall and in the pre-security first floor area of Terminal 1.
Duty-free shopping is available in departures lounge. A newsagent and gift shop is located in Terminal 1's check-in area.
Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the airport. Fixed computers with internet capabilities are also available on the first floor and in the departures lounge of Terminal 1. These are equipped with monitors, keyboards and webcams.
A post office is situated outside Terminal 1.
Other: A Red Cross medical centre is located in Terminal 1 Arrivals, with 24-hour medical assistance available. A VIP Lounge (tel: +39 081 789 6634) is also available at the airport.
Naples International Airport is well-equipped for disabled travellers, with lifts, ramps, wide pavements, and sound signalling for visually impaired passengers.
Two call buttons outside the airport enable those needing assistance to contact a staff member, while there are also help points within the terminal buildings.
The Sala Amica waiting room for those awaiting assistance is located on the ground floor of Terminal 1. For those driving to the airport, dedicated disable parking spaces are available close to the terminal.
Disabled passengers should inform their airline of any special needs prior to travel.
A passport valid for at least six months beyond intended period of stay, a return/onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.
The best way to get around Capri is on foot and by scooter, while the public bus system also provides an inexpensive and safe way to explore the island.
Taxis are available but expensive unless you're travelling as a group.
The picturesque funicolare (funicular) is a fun and practical way to get from the harbour at Marina Grande to the centre of Capri Town.
All the towns on the island are connected by road and can be reached by bus, taxi and rental scooter.
Find more about how to get around Capri…
Latest update: How to get to Capri: 9 May, 2022