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There are 7 ways to get from Capri to Sicily by ferry, car ferry, train, bus or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Hydrofoil, car ferry via Termini Imerese  •  11h 24m

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Capri to Naples
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Termini Imerese

€116 - €180

Cheapest option

Hydrofoil, fly to Catania  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Capri to Naples
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

€41 - €135

5 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the ferry from Capri to Salerno
  2. Take the car ferry from Salerno to Palermo

€49 - €73

Hydrofoil, train  •  12h 14m

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Capri to Naples
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale Ic

€54 - €97

Hydrofoil, car ferry  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Capri to Naples
  2. Take the car ferry from Naples to Palermo

€43 - €92

Hydrofoil, bus  •  14h 6m

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Capri to Naples
  2. Take the bus from Naples to Messina
  3. Take the bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo

€56 - €87

Hydrofoil, fly to Palermo  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the Hydrofoil from Capri to Naples
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO

€42 - €141

Capri to Sicily by ferry, car ferry, walk and bus

The journey time between Capri and Sicily is around 25h 39m and covers a distance of around 417 km. The fastest journey normally takes 17h 49m. Operated by Navigazione Libera del Golfo, Alicost, Grimaldi Lines and others, the Capri to Sicily service departs from Capri and arrives in Leonardo Da Vinci - Galilei. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
25h 39m
Fastest journey time:
17h 49m
Journey distance:
417 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€50
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:15
Last service departs at:
17:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Capri to Sicily ferry, car ferry, walk and bus schedules

Capri → Sicily
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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Capri to Sicily is to ferry and car ferry which costs €45 - €75 and takes 11h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Capri to Sicily is to Hydrofoil and fly. Taking this option will cost €40 - €140 and takes 4h 25m.

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The distance between Capri and Sicily is 330 km.

The best way to get from Capri to Sicily without a car is to Hydrofoil and car ferry via Termini Imerese which takes 11h 24m and costs €110 - €180.

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It takes approximately 11h 24m to get from Capri to Sicily, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Catania Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Ryanair, Volotea, Alitalia and easyJet offer flights from Naples Airport to Catania Airport.

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sicily. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Capri to Sicily.
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  • Distance: 330.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 24m

What companies run services between Capri, Italy and Sicily, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Capri to Sicily. However, you can take the Hydrofoil to Naples, take the walk to Naples, take the car ferry to Termini Imerese, then take the taxi to Palermo. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Capri to Palermo via Salerno, Salerno, Palermo, and Politeama - Turati in around 11h 46m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €160
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €140
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€21 - €160
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€28 - €150
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€20 - €130
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Catania via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €240
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€25 - €100
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Naples to Messina
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Messina Piazza della Repubblica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Adults
€16 - €22
Ferry from Capri to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Adults
€19 - €26
Grandi Navi Veloci
Phone
+39 010 209 4591
Email
booking@gnv.it
Website
gnv.it
Car ferry from Naples to Termini Imerese
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €55
Website
Grandi Navi Veloci
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Capri to Salerno
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Alicost
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€28 - €45
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Tirrenia

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