Sorrento
Positano
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Sorrento to Positano Ferry

The Sorrento to Positano ferry route is available with 4 operators and runs all year round. The ferry crossing from Sorrento to Positano takes around 50 minutes on most ferries operating this route. The duration for the Sorrento to Positano ferry can vary between 20 minutes and 1 hour and 25 minutes depending on weather conditions and the operator that you choose to book with.

Sorrento to Positano Ferry Schedules

There are around 63 weekly sailings from Sorrento to Positano. NLG offer up to 4 sailings per day, Alilauro Gruson offer up to 3 sailings per day, while Seremar and Positano Jet each offer up to 14 weekly sailings respectively. Please be aware that the number of ferry sailings usually increase in the high season.

Sorrento to Positano Ferry Times

The earliest ferry departs Sorrento at approximately 09:15 and the last ferry leaves at approximately 19:40. Ferry schedules can vary by operator and season.

Fast Ferry Sorrento to Positano

NLG provide the fastest ferry from Sorrento to Positano in 20 minutes.

Can you book cabins on the ferry from Sorrento to Positano?

Unfortunately, there are no cabins on ferries from Sorrento to Positano due to the short travel time.

Can I bring pets on the Sorrento ferry to Positano?

NLG and Positano Jet allow pets onboard their ferries travelling from Sorrento to Positano, with kennels available onboard. Please ensure that your pet is fully vaccinated before travelling and that you have valid documentation by way of a health certificate.

How much luggage can you take on the Sorrento to Positano ferry?

Those travelling with NLG can take a single piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x30x15 cm and a maximum weight of 5 kg. Those travelling with Positano Jet can take only 1 piece of hand luggage with a maximum size of 55x40x20 cm for an extra £2.

Sorrento to Positano Ferry Price

The price of a ferry from Sorrento - Positano can vary between £30 and £122 depending on the operator, season and whether you are travelling with a vehicle. The average price of a foot passenger is £62, prices can range from £30 and £122. All ferry prices can change from season to season.

Prices subject to change, pricing representative of searches over last 30 days. Please note that prices do not include booking fees.

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How to get from Sorrento to Positano

The most convenient way of getting from Sorrento to Positano is by ferry. With up to 9 sailings departing per day, you are guaranteed to find the perfect ferry crossing for your travels. However, there is an alternative Positano ferry to explore if you require additional flexibility including the Naples to Positano ferry.


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Sorrento - Positano Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 4
Operators Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet & Seremar
Average Price £76*
Average Daily Sailings 11
Average Weekly Sailings 81
Average Sailing Duration 53m
Fastest Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 09:00
Last Ferry 19:40
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 Sorrento to Positano?

The ferry crossing time from Sorrento to Positano is approximately 43m. 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 Sorrento to Positano?

Sorrento to Positano ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Sorrento to Positano is £76. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Sorrento to Positano?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Sorrento to Positano?

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

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

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

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

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

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 Positano from Sorrento?

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

Sorrento Guide

The Italian town of Sorrento is located in Camania in southern Italy and overlooks the Bay of Naples. There are many amazing views from the town towards the city of Naples, Vesuvius and across to the island of Capri. As it is close to Naples and Pompeii and at the south eastern end of the Circumvesuviana railway line, Sorrento is a very popular tourist destination. The town is also on the Amalfi Drive which is an 80 km narrow road that follows the coast's high cliffs above the Tyrrhenian Sea between Sorrento and Amalfi. Aside from the beautiful towns and villages along the road, the road itself is a popular tourist attraction in its own right because of the spectacular views to be had.

The town itself does not have a great deal of attractions to offer and is therefore principally used by tourists as a base from which to explore the surrounding areas. Although, the 14th century Chiesa di San Francesco, with its flowery cloister, is worth visiting. There is also a small garden next to the church which has spectacular views across the Bay of Naples and is a good place to stop for a little peace and quiet. South of Corso Italia there is a medieval cathedral, and more of the town's history can be seen at Museo Correale, near the station.

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


Positano Guide

The Italian town of Positano is located along the beautiful Amalfi Coast and is widely regarded by many as one of the most picturesque coastal towns in the country. The town itself has a good number of pretty pastel coloured houses that seem to cling to the hillside next to the sea and visitors should be aware that there are a large number of steep streets and stairways in the town which may be a challenge for some. Despite the town now being a popular holiday destination it has still managed to retain a great deal of its charming fishing village atmosphere that has stunning cliff-hugging roads, lively beachfronts and some breathtaking views. Apart from lazing in the sun on one of the town's beaches popular things to do include taking a cruise along the Amalfi Coast, taking in the lovely view of the Bay of Salerno, or trekking along one of the regions walking trails which includes the stunning cliff side path that connects the Spiaggia Grande and Spiaggia del Fornillo beaches.

Ferries to Amalfi, Capri and Salerno depart from the town's harbour.


Sorrento to Positano Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
NLG 09:00 10:25 1 hour 25 minutes Everyday
Alilauro Gruson 09:15 10:05 50 minutes Everyday
NLG 09:30 10:30 1 hour Everyday
Alilauro Gruson 10:00 11:00 1 hour Everyday
Seremar 10:10 11:20 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
Alilauro Gruson 10:30 11:00 30 minutes Everyday
NLG 11:00 11:35 35 minutes Everyday
Seremar 12:05 13:15 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
NLG 12:25 13:25 1 hour Mon, Sun
Alilauro Gruson 14:55 15:35 40 minutes Everyday
NLG 16:10 17:50 1 hour 40 minutes Everyday
Positano Jet 16:40 17:20 40 minutes Mon, Sun
Positano Jet 19:40 20:20 40 minutes Mon, Sun
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