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There are 4 ways to get from Catania to Anacapri by plane, ferry, train, bus or car ferry

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Fly, ferry  •  3h 41m

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

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni M14 / ...
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Bus, ferry  •  11h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Naples N528 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Car ferry, ferry  •  16h 10m

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Catania to Anacapri is to bus and ferry which costs €55 - €90 and takes 11h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Catania to Anacapri is to fly and ferry. Taking this option will cost €40 - €160 and takes 3h 41m.

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The distance between Catania and Anacapri is 349 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Anacapri without a car is to train and ferry which takes 11h 1m and costs €60 - €180.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Catania to Anacapri, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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There are 739+ hotels available in Anacapri. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Anacapri.
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  • Distance: 348.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Anacapri, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Catania to Anacapri. However, you can fly to Naples, take the walk to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the bus to Naples Metropark, take the walk to Piazza Garibaldi, take the subway to Municipio, take the walk to Naples, take the ferry to Capri, then take the taxi to Anacapri. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Catania to Anacapri via Messina Centrale, Messina Marittima, Villa San Giovanni, Villa S.Giovanni, Napoli Centrale, Piazza Garibaldi, Municipio, Naples, and Capri in around 11h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €160
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €150
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€19 - €170
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€26 - €40
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Villa San Giovanni to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €75
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€28 - €40
Smart Low Cost
€26 - €40
Smart Flex
€50 - €75
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €100
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€30 - €45
Base Standard
€55 - €80
Base Premium
€70 - €100
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Naples to Capri
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Adults
€16 - €22
Ferry from Salerno to Capri
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Adults
€19 - €26
Blue Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Catania to Salerno
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Grimaldi Lines
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Salerno to Capri
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Alicost

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