Getting around Capri

Transport options connecting the various parts of the island

Getting around Capri

Capri is a magnificent Italian island known for its stunning landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and picturesque towns. This transport guide will help you navigate the island with ease, ensuring you don't miss any of its remarkable attractions. From the Mount Solaro chairlift to the mesmerizing Blue Grotto, we've got you covered.

There are various ways to get around Capri, each offering a unique perspective of the island. Walking is the best way to explore Capri's narrow streets and charming alleys. The island is small, so you can easily cover a considerable amount of ground on foot. Additionally, many areas are pedestrian-only, making walking a necessity.

Here is an overview of the various transportation options on Capri:

Funicular

The funicular is a quick and scenic way to travel between Marina Grande and Capri Town. The cable car offers stunning views of the island and the surrounding sea. Tickets can be purchased at the funicular station in Marina Grande.

Funicular schedule

Bus

Capri offers a reliable and affordable bus service that connects the main towns and attractions. Bus tickets can be purchased at tobacco shops or directly on board. The island's bus system is an excellent way to travel between Anacapri, Marina Grande, and Capri Town.

Capri Bus Routes

  • Marina Grande - Capri

  • Capri - Anacapri

  • Capri - Marina Piccola

  • Marina Piccola - Anacapri

  • Marina Grande - Anacapri

  • Anacapri - Grotta Azzurra (Blue Grotto)

  • Anacapri - Faro di Punta Carena (Punta Carena Lighthouse)

Bus Schedule

Taxi

Taxis are available throughout the island, providing a comfortable and convenient way to reach various destinations. Capri has unique open-air taxis that often feature vintage designs. Keep in mind that taxi fares can be relatively expensive, especially during the high season.

Boat

Boat tours and private charters are a popular way to explore Capri's coastline and visit attractions such as the Blue Grotto and the Faraglioni sea stacks. Various companies offer boat tours, while private charters can be arranged directly at the marina.

Chairlift

The Monte Solaro chairlift is a must-visit attraction when in Capri. The chairlift takes tourists up to the highest point on the island, providing breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The ride itself is smooth and enjoyable, allowing you to take in the stunning scenery at a leisurely pace. Once at the top, visitors can explore the various hiking trails or simply relax and enjoy the panoramic views.

Chairlift (official website)