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There are 5 ways to get from Potenza to Capri by bus, ferry, train or car

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

Bus, ferry  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Naples FS
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

€29 - €40

Cheapest option

Train, line 5120 bus, ferry  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno Re / ...
  2. Take the line 5120 bus from Salerno to Minori
  3. Take the ferry from Minori to Capri

€27 - €74

3 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

€31 - €81

Bus, Hydrofoil  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Potenza Viale del Basento to Naples Metropark Central Parking Bus Stop 1a corsa ESTIVA // Lecce - Caserta / ...
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Capri

€27 - €54

Drive, Hydrofoil  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Potenza to Naples
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Capri

€36 - €69

Potenza to Capri by bus, subway and ferry

The journey time between Potenza and Capri is around 6h 11m and covers a distance of around 192 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 25m. Operated by Autolinee Liscio, Azienda Napoletana Mobilita and Gescab, the Potenza to Capri service departs from Potenza - Viale del Basento and arrives in Capri. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 11m
Fastest journey time:
3h 25m
Journey distance:
192 km
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
€29
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:50
Last service departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Potenza to Capri bus, subway and ferry schedules

Potenza → Capri
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Potenza to Capri is to bus and Hydrofoil, which costs €27 - €55 and takes 4h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Potenza to Capri is to drive and Hydrofoil which costs €35 - €70 and takes 2h 38m.

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The distance between Potenza and Capri is 132 km.

The best way to get from Potenza to Capri without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 3h 46m and costs €29 - €40.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Potenza to Capri, including transfers.

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There are 770+ hotels available in Capri. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Potenza to Capri.
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  • Distance: 132.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 46m

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

There is no direct connection from Potenza to Capri. However, you can take the bus to Naples FS, 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 Potenza to Capri via Napoli Centrale, Piazza Garibaldi, Municipio, and Naples in around 4h 7m.

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 Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€8 - €12
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 Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€40 - €60
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€30 - €50
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 Potenza Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €23
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €23
Train from Potenza Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€14 - €16
Bus operators
Autolinee Liscio
Phone
0971 54673
Email
info@autolineeliscio.it
Website
autolineeliscio.it
Bus from Potenza - Viale del Basento to Naples FS
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €15
Schedules at
autolineeliscio.it
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Potenza to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
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
€19 - €21
Website
Gescab
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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