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There are 7 ways to get from Messina to Capri by car ferry, train, ferry, bus and ferry, bus, subway, car 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

Car ferry, train, ferry  •  7 h 42 min

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

$70 - $137

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Messina to Salerno
  2. Take the ferry from Salerno to Capri Motonave

$41 - $1,072

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Messina to Napoli
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

$89 - $119

Bus, subway, ferry  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Napoli, Corso Lucci
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3
  3. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Capri

$51 - $162

Car ferry, drive, ferry  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Sorrento
  3. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Capri

$89 - $176

Bus to Catania, fly, ferry  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

$73 - $213

Train to Palermo, fly, ferry  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
  2. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP) PMO - NAP
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

$77 - $234

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Messina to Capri is to car ferry and ferry which costs 35€ - 950€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Messina to Capri is to bus and fly and ferry which costs 60€ - 190€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Messina to Capri. However, there are services departing from Messina and arriving at Capri via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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The distance between Messina and Capri is 285 km.

The best way to get from Messina to Capri without a car is to car ferry and train and ferry which takes 7 h 42 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Messina to Capri, including transfers.

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

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

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There are 2185+ hotels available in Capri. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Messina to Capri.
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  • Distance: 178.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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

There is no direct connection from Messina to Capri. However, you can take the car ferry to Villa San Giovanni, take the walk to Villa S.Giovanni, take the train to Napoli Centrale, take the walk to Garibaldi, take the line 1 subway to Università, take the walk to Naples, then take the ferry to Capri. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Messina to Capri via Napoli, Garibaldi, Università, and Naples in around 8 h 54 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.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
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$31 - $37
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Messina to Napoli
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Napoli, Corso Lucci
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Messina - Piazza Repubblica to Catania Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Messina to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from MESSINA - Piazza Della Repubblica to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Ferry operators
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Car ferry from Messina to Salerno
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $1,100
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$23
Car
$1,042
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Naples to Capri
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Capri
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Salerno to Capri
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
gescab.it
SNAV
Phone
+39 081 428 5555
Email
booking@snav.it
Website
snav.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Capri
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
www.snav.it
Alilauro S.p.A.
Phone
+39 081 497 2222
Email
alilauro@alilauro.it
Website
alilauro.it
Ferry from Salerno to Capri
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$18 - $25
Ferry from Sorrento to Capri
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$16 - $22

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