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Ferry from Positano to Sorrento

Depending on the season their are usually 10 daily and 69 weekly sailings between Positano and Sorrento. 4 ferry operators sail between Positano to Sorrento, these include Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet & Seremar. Positano Sorrento Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Positano to Sorrento Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Positano to Sorrento typically departs Positano at about 09:15. The average sailing time of a Positano Sorrento ferry is approximately 48m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 30m.

Positano Sorrento Ferry Prices

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

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

What is the distance between Positano and Sorrento?

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

Is there a Positano Sorrento car ferry?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Positano Sorrento ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Positano to Sorrento with Alilauro Gruson, NLG, Positano Jet, Seremar.

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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 73 €*
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 approximate duration for ferries from Positano to Sorrento is 47m. Durations can vary by operator and season.

How much is the ferry from Positano to Sorrento?

Positano to Sorrento is approximately 67 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Positano to Sorrento?

4 popular ferry companies travel from Positano to Sorrento. These ferry companies are
  • Seremar
  • NLG
  • Positano Jet
  • Alilauro Gruson

How can I book ferry tickets from Positano to Sorrento?

Book Positano to Sorrento 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 Positano to Sorrento?

Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries 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 car from Positano to Sorrento with the following operators
  • NLG

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

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
  • NLG
  • Positano Jet

How far is Sorrento from Positano?

Positano to Sorrento is approximately 6 nautical miles distance apart.

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

Timetables between 10/06/2024 and 16/06/2024

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 Everyday
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 Everyday
NLG 16:24 16:54 30 minutes Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun
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
Alilauro Gruson 18:16 19:20 1 hour 4 minutes Mon, Sun
Positano Jet 18:40 19:20 40 minutes Everyday
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