Capri has always been considered an expensive destination fit for luxury travel, but how much does a day on Capri actually cost?
Let's crunch the numbers: here are prices for transport, the main sights, and some entertainment and activities on Capri.
A round trip ferry ticket from Naples: EUR 45 for the high speed ferry, EUR 40 for the ferry, and EUR 28 for the slow ferry
A funicular/bus ticket: EUR 2 single ride
Chairlift for Mount Solaro: EUR 12 round trip, EUR 9 one way
Boat for the Blue Grotto: EUR 21 (purchase your ticket online)
Scooter rental: EUR 65 euro from 10am to 7 pm, (EUR 45 if you book your scooter online)
Taxi: from EUR 17 (Marina Grande to the Piazzetta) Taxi fares
Blue Grotto: EUR 15*
Gardens of Augustus: EUR 1
Villa Jovis: EUR 4
Villa San Michele - Axel Munthe: EUR 8
Chiesa di San Michele: EUR 3
Charterhouse of San Giacomo: EUR 4
Casa Rossa: EUR 3.50
Many of these attractions are free for children under 18 and the first Sunday of the month.
(*) Tickets to enter the Blue Grotto must be purchased directly at the cave and are not included in the price of any boat tour of the island.)
Organized public boat tours: EUR 21 (book your tour online)
Private boat tour with skipper: from EUR 200 for a two hour tour; from EUR 300 for a four hour tour
Private boat rental without skipper: from EUR 90 for two hours; from EUR 200 for all day
Restaurants, Cafés, and Beaches
These are estimated prices to give you an idea of how much entertainment on Capri costs!
Sun lounger at a private beach club: from EUR 30
Gelato from Buonocore: from EUR 3
Panino caprese from the da Aldo deli: EUR 5
Aperitivo in the Piazzetta: EUR 15
3 course dinner in a restaurant: from EUR 80
Dinner in a pizzeria: from EUR 20
Cover for the Anema e Core club: EUR 40
Drink in a nightclub: from EUR 15
A day on Capri with a boat tour of the island, a visit to the Blue Grotto and Villa San Michele, the chairlift for Mount Solaro, a panino and gelato costs about EUR 100 a person.
It will cost more or less the same if you decide to spend your day at a private beach club on Capri with lunch in a beachfront restaurant.
An evening out with an aperitivo, restaurant dinner, and cover in a nightclub will easily cost you EUR 150 a person. And that's how Capri got its reputation for being expensive!