Getting from Capri to Sorrento – Best Route and Travel Advice

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by Giuseppe Morvillo
Giuseppe is a Property Manager, Travel writer & Media Planner who has born and raised in Sorrento, Italy.
Discover the best way to get from the magical Island of Capri to the beautiful coastal town of Sorrento by Private Boat, Helicopter and Ferry. Here you can find our complete guide, transport timetables and prices as well as which travel option is best for couples, families or groups of friends.
by Giuseppe Morvillo
Giuseppe is a Property Manager, Travel writer & Media Planner who has born and raised in Sorrento, Italy.
Discover the best way to get from the magical Island of Capri to the beautiful coastal town of Sorrento by Private Boat, Helicopter and Ferry. Here you can find our complete guide, transport timetables and prices as well as which travel option is best for couples, families or groups of friends.

Getting From Capri to Sorrento

Capri is one of the most visited places for those who come on holiday to Sorrento, Naples or the Amalfi Coast. If you’ve already read our guide on how to travel from Sorrento to Capri and the best places to visit in our Capri Complete Guide. In this guide you can discover how to get from Capri to Sorrento and how best to organise yourself to reach the Sorrento coast in the best possible way, with prices and travel details.

From Capri to Sorrento, Map

As already mentioned in our various other articles, for all those wanting to visit the Island of Capri in one full day, there is no better way to do this than our daily Capri Tour organised by Fernando, which allows you to visit the island and circumnavigate it with a stop at the famous Blue Grotto. As well as being one of the most requested tours by our guests, for all those who want to visit Capri in one day this is certainly the best way, both in terms of quality of experience and best possible price.

But for all those who, instead are looking to spend the night in Capri want to visit Sorrento, return back to Sorrento coast or the understand what the best way to reach the Sorrento peninsula?

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Capri to Sorrento: With Private Boat

There are many companies that offer a transfer solution by sea to reach Sorrento from Capri in the fastest and most comfortable way. We always recommend to our guests who want to travel without worrying about strict timetables, love the feeling of being by the sea and want to visit the island at their own pace, to travel by private boat, it is the best option for you. You will also have the luxury of being able to choose when you’d like to return back to Sorrento, this is great if you really want to indulge in a full day at Capri.

In fact, unlike the ferry that leaves from the Port of Capri, the travelling by private boat simply takes you to the Port of Sorrento. You will have the choice of adding additional stops, tours and even daily experiences to the boat transfer with additional costs, so you can better explore the coast, the island and the caves. You’ll also have the opportunity to stop when you’d like to swimming in the beautiful and refreshing sea, the perfect way spend an enchanting day on one of the traditional Sorrento boats.

The private boat transfer from Capri to Sorrento is the ideal solution for those who want to:

  • Travel in complete privacy
  • Move according to flexible schedules
  • Organise the return with the possibility of adding activities such as, visiting the Blue Grotto, the Faraglioni, the Caves of Capri and Marina Piccola, without having to take another boat from Capri
  • Have more than one experience in just one trip
  • Spend a full day on a boat that offers all possible services, from the bathroom to the kitchen, to the shower and the outside sitting area
  • Indulge in a day of complete relaxation
  • Not stress about organising the trip according to the ferry timetables
  • Not have to worry about how to reach the port as the tour includes the additional pick up service from the accommodation

Capri to Sorrento: By Helicopter

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Capri to Sorrento: By Ferry

For those wishing to travel to Sorrento to return from their time in Capri, we recommend taking the ferry from the port of Capri. The ferries to Sorrento are comfortable, fast and practical, in less than thirty minutes you can reach the Sorrento Peninsula from Capri and it’s very ideal for those who want to organise the day according to their needs, with complete flexibility and maybe even spend only a few hours to visit Sorrento or simply continue their stay for another few days.

The two main companies and among the most important are: Alilauro and Caremar and tickets can be purchased here:

Our Top Tips

  • Ferries leave from the port of Capri every hour
  • The journey from Capri to Sorrento takes approximately 20-30 minutes
  • Tickets have a cost that can vary from €18.00 to €22.50 one way, depending on the company you are traveling with and the departure time.

Timetables for the Ferries:

One of the questions our customers ask us is do we advise booking the ticket in advance? We always advise to buy your ticket once you arrive at the port at least 25 minutes before, so as to have time available for boarding and to be sure that there are no delays or cancellations for the trips.

Is there a ferry from Capri to Sorrento?

Yes you can take a ferry from Capri to Sorrento which is one of the fastest ways as they arrive at least every hour and can take around 20 – 30 minutes to arrive on the Sorrento Coast.

How long is the private boat ride from Sorrento to Capri?

t takes a total of ____ to arrive to Capri from Sorrento by private boat.

How much does the ferry cost from Capri to Sorrento?

The ferry from Capri to Sorrento costs around €18 to €23, depending on how far in advance you book your tickets.

How much is a day trip to Capri from Sorrento?

A day trip to Capri from Sorrento costs ____

Where do you get the boat to Capri from Sorrento?

You can get the boat to Capri from the Port of Sorrento.

Is it possible to visit other attractions in Capri rather than just the island itself?

Yes a great advantage to booking a private boat tour is that you will have the choice of adding additional stops, tours and even daily experiences to the boat transfer with additional costs, so you can better explore the coast, the island and the caves.

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