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There are 5 ways to get from Vatican City to Capri by train, ferry, bus, 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

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Cheapest option

Bus, Hydrofoil

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Capri

3 alternative options

Train, ferry via Naples

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Drive, Hydrofoil

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Naples
  2. Take the Hydrofoil from Naples to Capri

Fly, ferry

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Naples (NAP)
  2. Take the ferry from Naples to Capri

Vatican City to Capri by subway, train and ferry

The journey time between Vatican City and Capri is around 3h 32m and covers a distance of around 263 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 9m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 32m. Operated by ATAC S.p.A. Azienda per la mobilità, Trenitalia Frecce, ItaloTreno and others, the Vatican City to Capri service departs from Cipro and arrives in Capri. Typically 71 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 23m
Layover time:
1h 9m
Total time:
3h 32m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 32m
Journey distance:
263 km
Services per week:
71
Cheapest price:
€36
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
01:37
Last service departs at:
22:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vatican City to Capri subway, train and ferry schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Departing Monday

Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Italy

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving Vatican. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in Vatican, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Vatican

Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Vatican City to Capri is to bus and Hydrofoil, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to Capri is to drive and Hydrofoil which costs €45 - €85 and takes 3h 11m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Capri is 212 km.

The best way to get from Vatican City to Capri without a car is to train and ferry which takes 3h 19m and costs €35 - €95.

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It takes approximately 3h 19m to get from Vatican City to Capri, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Alitalia offers flights from Rome Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 768+ hotels available in Capri. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Rome Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €7 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Capri.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 212.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Capri, Campania, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Vatican City to Capri. However, you can take the subway to Termini, take the walk to Roma Termini, 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 Vatican City to Capri via Termini, Roma Termini, Napoli Centrale, Piazza Garibaldi, Municipio, and Naples in around 4h 9m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Naples
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
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 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
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 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
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
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
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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.
For more information, please visit this page
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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