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

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

Ferry  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri Tmv

$122 - $176

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Car ferry Grimaldi Lines, ferry  •  16 h

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

$52 - $80

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Car ferry Grandi Navi Veloci, ferry  •  11 h 31 min

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

$67 - $88

Train, subway, ferry  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3
  3. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Capri

$88 - $114

Bus and ferry, ferry  •  14 h 16 min

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

$77 - $120

Fly from Palermo, ferry  •  5 h 6 min

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

$60 - $196

Bus to Catania, fly, ferry  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

$90 - $236

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Capri is to car ferry and ferry which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Capri is to fly and ferry which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Palermo to Capri. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Capri via Ustica and Naples. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Capri is 280 km.

The best way to get from Palermo to Capri without a car is to ferry which takes 9 h 45 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 45 min to get from Palermo to Capri, including transfers.

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

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easyJet and Volotea offer flights from Palermo 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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The best way to get from Palermo to Palermo Airport is to train which takes 46 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Capri.
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  • Distance: 174.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 45 min

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

There is no direct connection from Palermo to Capri. However, you can take the ferry to Ustica, take the ferry to Naples, then take the ferry to Capri. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Palermo to Capri via Naples and Naples in around 11 h 31 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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 Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Palermo to Ustica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Caremar
Phone
081 18 96 66 90
Website
shop.caremar.it
Ferry from Naples to Capri
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
shop.caremar.it
Hydrofoil
$14
TMV
$21
Tirrenia
Phone
+49 611–14020
Email
info@tirrenia.de
Website
tirrenia.it
Car ferry from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
en.tirrenia.it
Book at
directferries.co.uk
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 Salerno to Capri
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
gescab.it
Alilauro S.p.A.
Phone
+39 081 497 2222
Email
alilauro@alilauro.it
Website
alilauro.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Capri
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$16 - $22
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
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Palermo to Salerno
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com

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