Navigazione Libera del Golfo: maritime connections in the Gulf of Naples since 1953

On this page you will find information about NLG Company. You'll also have the possibility to search for all the Schedules of its Hydrofoils, easily bookable online.

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Present for over 80 years, although recent history begins in 1953, NLG (Navigazione Libera del Golfo) is a shipping company of the Aponte Family (also owner of the Snav) active in fast connections between Naples, Capri, the Sorrento Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast. In recent years the company has diversified routes and investments, adding seasonal connections with the Pontine islands (Terracina-Ponza-Ventotene) and the Tremiti islands (Termoli-Isole Tremiti).

Fleet NLG

The NLG fleet (Navigazione Libera del Golfo) consists of 11 units: 1 Catamaran, 9 Hydrojet hydrofoils and 1 motor ship.


Children under the age of 2 travel for free, without the right to a seat (they will have to travel on their lap for the entire duration of the crossing); for children from 2 to 12 years of age, the specific child rate is appliedWe remind you that children under the age of 12 cannot travel alone, or circulate around the ship, without being accompanied by their parents or adults who have them in custody.

Animals on board

Dogs, cats and pets can travel on the NLG fleet upon purchase of a regular travel ticket. No animals will have access to the passenger lounges, with the exception of guide dogs for the blind. Dogs must have a muzzle and a leashcats or other small animals must travel in the special carrier (provided by the owner ) for the duration of the trip. Animals must be in possession of a valid health or veterinary certificate certifying that they are not affected by diseases and, in particular for dogs, the anti-rabies vaccination.


Each passenger can check one piece of hand luggage up to 5 kg free of chargeThe dimensions of hand luggage must be: 50x30x15. Baggage exceeding the previously indicated sizes must be specified at the time of booking and purchased at the relative rate.


On NLG ships it is possible to take your own  bicycle on board, upon purchase of the ticket (approx. 6 euros each way).

WiFi on board

None of the boats have a WiFi internet connection.

Bar services and catering on board

There is a bar on all NLG ships: it is possible to purchase small snacks and some drinks on board.

Cancellation policy

Time before departure and penalty:
-  more 48 hours: 30%;
- less than 48 hours: 100%.
Pre-sale and booking fees are non-refundable.

CHANGE costs
Time before departure and cost:
- 1 hour: €5.
At these costs any fare differences and the change fee of €2 per route must be added.

General transport terms and conditions NLG

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