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There are 9 ways to get from Florence to Capri by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train, ferry  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

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Bus, ferry via Naples  •  8h 45m

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

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Bus, ferry  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Florence Piazzale Montelungo to Naples Metropark Central Parking Cosenza Bus Station - Milan Lampugnano / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Drive, ferry  •  5h 6m

  1. Drive from Florence to Naples
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Fly Florence to Naples, ferry  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Naples (NAP) FLR - NAP
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Train to Verona, fly to Naples, ferry  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Naples (NAP) VRN - NAP
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Fly Florence to Rome, train, ferry  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Rome (FCO) FLR - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Train to Venice, fly to Naples, ferry  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Naples (NAP) VCE - NAP
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Train to Rome, fly to Naples, ferry  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP) FCO - NAP
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Florence to Capri by train, subway and ferry

The journey time between Florence and Capri is around 5h 3m and covers a distance of around 518 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 8m. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 11m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno, Azienda Napoletana Mobilita and others, the Florence to Capri service departs from Firenze S.M.N. and arrives in Capri. Typically 70 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 55m
Layover time:
1h 8m
Total time:
5h 3m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 11m
Journey distance:
518 km
Services per week:
70
Cheapest price:
€45
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:00
Last service departs at:
20:48

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Florence to Capri train, subway and ferry schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Capri is to bus and ferry via Naples which costs €40 - €75 and takes 8h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Florence to Capri is to train and ferry which takes 4h 38m and costs €45 - €150.

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The distance between Florence and Capri is 436 km.

The best way to get from Florence to Capri without a car is to train and ferry which takes 4h 38m and costs €45 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 38m to get from Florence to Capri, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Iberia, Swiss, Austrian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Capri. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs €1 - €7.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Capri.
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  • Distance: 435.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 38m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Capri, Campania, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Florence to Capri. However, you can take the train to Napoli Centrale, take the walk to Piazza Garibaldi, take the subway to Municipio, take the walk to Naples, then take the ferry to Capri. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Florence to Capri via Naples Metropark Central Parking, Lucci, Medina - Municipio, and Naples in around 8h 24m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
Flights from Florence to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€320 - €1000
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €950
Flights from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €850
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€12 - €170
Flights from Venice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€16 - €220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Flights from Florence to Naples via Madrid
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €3400
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Verona to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€8 - €75
Train operators
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 Firenze S.M.N. to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€35 - €50
Base Standard
€60 - €85
Base Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€19 - €26
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€20 - €28
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€45 - €70
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€21 - €29
Base Standard
€40 - €55
Base Premium
€50 - €75
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 Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€28 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€16 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €28
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €25
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€20 - €29
Smart Low Cost
€18 - €26
Smart Flex
€35 - €55
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma - Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €21
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €30
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€31 - €34
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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Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Florence Piazzale Montelungo to Naples Metropark Central Parking
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Itabus
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 Florence to Naples
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €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

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