Positano
Sorrento
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Ferry from Positano to Sorrento

There are usually 10 daily and 69 weekly sailings between Positano and Sorrento. 4 operators sail this route Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet & Seremar and runs throughout the year. Positano Sorrento ferries cost between £32 and £82, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Positano Sorrento ferries.

Positano Sorrento Ferry Times

The earliest Positano Sorrento ferry sailings typically depart Positano at around 09:15. The last ferry usually departs at 18:40.

How long is the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Positano Sorrento Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 48m. The fastest sailings are approximately 30m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Positano Sorrento Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 10 daily sailings and up to 69 weekly ferry sailings from Positano to Sorrento. These sailings are provided by Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet & Seremar. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Positano Sorrento Ferry Prices

Positano Sorrento ferry prices typically range between £32* and £82*. The average price is typically £57*. The cheapest Positano Sorrento ferry prices start from £17*. The average price for a foot passenger is £57*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Positano to Sorrento?

The distance between Positano to Sorrento is approximately 7.5 miles (12.1km) or 6.5 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Positano Sorrento ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Positano and Sorrento

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Positano to Sorrento?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet, Seremar between Positano and Sorrento.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Positano to Sorrento with NLG, Positano Jet. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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Positano - Sorrento Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 4
Operators Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet & Seremar
Average Price £57*
Average Daily Sailings 10
Average Weekly Sailings 69
Average Sailing Duration 48m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 09:15
Last Ferry 18:40
Distance 6 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

The ferry crossing time from Positano to Sorrento is approximately 38m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Positano to Sorrento ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Positano to Sorrento is £58. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Positano to Sorrento?

There are 4 popular ferry operators for Positano to Sorrento. These are
  • Seremar
  • NLG
  • Positano Jet
  • Alilauro Gruson

How can I book ferry tickets from Positano to Sorrento?

Book ferries from Positano to Sorrento through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Positano to Sorrento with
  • NLG
  • Positano Jet
  • Alilauro Gruson

Can you take your car on the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Positano to Sorrento with
  • NLG

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
  • NLG
  • Positano Jet

How far is Sorrento from Positano?

The distance between Positano to Sorrento is approximately 6 nautical Miles.

Positano Guide

The Italian village of Positano is located on the Amalfi Coast in the Campania region of Italy. The village began life as a fishing village and is today chic resort, famous for its hotels and boutiques along with its winding stairways that connect the town and the cliffs above. As land is scarce, buildings are stacked on top of each other, on steep slopes. The villages open areas are cultivated with vegetables and fruit which thrive in the village's fertile volcanic soil. The village has a couple of gravelly beaches which is rare in an area characterised by steep rocky cliffs that descend straight into the sea. Parts of the beaches are free but some sections have been cordoned off where visitors have to pay to use a sun bed. Unfortunately there aren't many cheap options in Positano, although the restaurants do offer a wide selection of options that should suit most people. Restaurants line the back of the beach, but if the atmosphere is too noisy and touristy for you, try ascending the steps or roads to a quieter spot.

From the village's port, ferry services operate to Amalfi, Capri and Salerno.


Sorrento Guide

The Italian town of Sorrento is a very popular resort town and occupies a perfect coastal location. It is a sophisticated town and is reflected in the most of what the town has to offer including the goods sold in the local gift shops, which tend to be of a high quality. A popular attraction in the town is the Cathedral which has a prominent position in the town's skyline and is located along the Corsa Italia. Other popular attractions include the 15th century Sedil Dominova, the Villa Comunale's Chiesa de San Francesco, with its lovely 14th century cloisters, and the Basilica de San Antonino that is located on the Piazza San Antonio. Alternatively, visitors should pay a visit to the Piazza della Vittoria, which is close to the Marina Grande and whilst the views of Sorrento's bay front here may not quite rival those from the Villa Comunale, they are still rather special and well worth savouring.

From the town's port, ferries can be taken to Capri, Naples and to Castellammare di Stabia.


Positano to Sorrento Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 27/05/2024 and 02/06/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
NLG 09:15 10:50 1 hour 35 minutes Everyday
NLG 10:33 11:13 40 minutes Mon, Sun
Alilauro Gruson 12:25 13:10 45 minutes Everyday
NLG 14:10 14:55 45 minutes Everyday
Alilauro Gruson 15:24 16:10 46 minutes Everyday
Positano Jet 15:40 16:20 40 minutes Mon, Sun
NLG 16:24 16:54 30 minutes Everyday
Seremar 16:55 18:10 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Alilauro Gruson 17:05 17:55 50 minutes Everyday
NLG 17:45 18:35 50 minutes Everyday
Positano Jet 18:40 19:20 40 minutes Mon, Sun
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