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Ferry from Naples to Positano

There is usually 7 daily and 50 weekly sailings between Naples and Positano. 3 operators sail this route Alilauro, NLG & Positano Jet. Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Naples Positano ferries.

Ferry times from Naples to Positano

The earliest Naples Positano ferry sailings typically depart Naples at around 08:35. The average sailing time is approximately 1h 57m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 10m.

Ferry prices from Naples to Positano

Naples Positano ferry prices typically range between $76* and $232*. The average price is typically $142*. The cheapest Naples Positano ferry prices start from $19*. The average price for a foot passenger is $142*.

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

How far is Naples to Positano?

The distance between Naples to Positano is approximately 21.2 miles (34.1km) or 18.4 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Naples Positano ferry?

No ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel onboard between Naples and Positano.

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Alilauro, NLG, Positano Jet between Naples and Positano.

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Naples - Positano Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 3
Operators Alilauro, NLG & Positano Jet
Average Price $142*
Average Daily Sailings 7
Average Weekly Sailings 50
Average Sailing Duration 1h 57m
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 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Naples to Positano?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Naples to Positano is approximately 1h 22m. However, please keep in mind that sailing duration might change depending on what season you choose to travel.

How much is the ferry from Naples to Positano?

The average price of a ferry from Naples to Positano is approximately $142. However, please remember that the price of a ferry from Naples to Positano can differ depending on the season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Naples to Positano?

There are currently 2 popular ferry operators travelling from Naples to Positano. The following operators that provide this service are
  • Positano Jet
  • NLG

How can I book ferry tickets from Naples to Positano?

Ferries from Naples to Positano are available for booking through our deal finder. Please also visit our offers page to stay updated with all the latest ferry offers on this route.

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

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger 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 vehicle 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 this ferry service. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation to take your furry companion with you. 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 5/20/2024 and 5/26/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
NLG 08:35 10:35 2 hours Everyday
Alilauro 09:00 11:00 2 hours Everyday
NLG 10:00 11:35 1 hour 35 minutes Everyday
Alilauro 13:00 15:35 2 hours 35 minutes Everyday
NLG 14:40 16:40 2 hours Everyday
NLG 15:35 18:05 2 hours 30 minutes Everyday
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