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Ferry from Naples to Positano

Depending on the season their are usually 8 daily and 57 weekly sailings between Naples and Positano. 2 ferry operators sail between Naples to Positano, these include NLG & Positano Jet. Naples Positano Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Naples to Positano Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Naples to Positano typically departs Naples at about 08:35. The average sailing time of a Naples Positano ferry is approximately 1h 55m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 10m.

Naples Positano Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Naples Positano ferries typically range between €42* and €184*. The average price is around €109*. The cheapest ferry prices from Naples to Positano start from €20*. The average price for a foot passenger is €109*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

What is the distance between Naples and Positano?

The distance between Naples to Positano is approximately 21.2 miles (34.1km), or 18.4 nautical miles.

Is there a Naples Positano car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Naples and Positano

Are foot passengers allowed on the Naples Positano ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Naples to Positano with NLG, Positano Jet.

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Naples - Positano Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 2
Operators NLG & Positano Jet
Average Price 138 €*
Average Daily Sailings 8
Average Weekly Sailings 57
Average Sailing Duration 1h 55m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 10m
First Ferry 08:35
Last Ferry 15:35
Distance 18 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Naples to Positano?

The approximate duration for ferries from Naples to Positano is 1h 17m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Naples to Positano?

Naples to Positano is approximately 131 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Naples to Positano?

2 popular ferry companies travel from Naples to Positano. These ferry companies are
  • Positano Jet
  • NLG

How can I book ferry tickets from Naples to Positano?

Book Naples to Positano tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.

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

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Naples to Positano with
  • Positano Jet
  • NLG

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

Yes, you can travel with a car from Naples to Positano with the following operators
  • NLG

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

Yes, passengers are allowed to bring their pets onboard the ferry. Please ensure you read all the information around pet travel from the operator you decide to travel with. The following operators currently allow pets on their ferries
  • Positano Jet

How far is Positano from Naples?

Naples to Positano is approximately 18 nautical miles distance apart.

Naples Guide

The Italian city of Naples, or Napoli as it is also called, is located in the Campania region of the country and lies on the Gulf of Naples, on southern Italy's west coast. The city is located in an enviable position between two volcanic areas, Mount Vesuvius and the Campi Flegrei. The Roman ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis and Stabiae, which were destroyed the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, are located close to the city as is the city of Sorrento and the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Also located close to Naples are the former parts of the Roman naval facility of Portus Julius, namely the port towns of Pozzuoli and Baia which are both to the north of Naples. The city is adorned with medieval, Baroque and Renaissance churches, castles and palaces and has long been an important centre for the arts and architecture. In the 18th century, Naples went through a period of neoclassicism, following the discovery of the remarkably intact Roman ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii.

The port of Naples is home to several ferry, hydrofoil and SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) catamaran services, linking numerous locations in both the Neapolitan province, including Capri, Ischia and Sorrento, and the Salernitan province, including Salerno, Positano and Amalfi. Ferry services also operate to Sicily, Sardinia, Ponza and the Aeolian Islands.

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.

Naples to Positano Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 08/07/2024 and 14/07/2024

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
NLG 08:35 10:50 2 hours 15 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Alilauro 09:00 11:00 2 hours Everyday
NLG 10:00 11:35 1 hour 35 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
NLG 10:40 12:05 1 hour 25 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Positano Jet 10:45 12:00 1 hour 15 minutes Everyday
Alilauro 13:00 15:35 2 hours 35 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Positano Jet 14:05 15:15 1 hour 10 minutes Everyday
NLG 14:40 16:25 1 hour 45 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Alilauro 15:05 18:10 3 hours 5 minutes Everyday
NLG 15:35 18:05 2 hours 30 minutes Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
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