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Sorrento Ferry Schedules

  • Ferries from Sorrento to Capri and Naples depart all year round. Rutes between Naples and Sorrento run Monday to Friday. From April through October, there are also ferry routes to Ischia, Positano, and Amalfi.
  • We suggest you reserve or purchase your tickets in advance for travel during the months of July and August and for routes to Capri and Positano/Amalfi.

We recommend booking your ticket online in advance for travel from June through September, given the high number of passengers during those months.

Route: Sorrento - Amalfi

Departure 10:30
Type High speed ferry
Duration 1h
Company Alilauro Alilauro
Port via Positano
Price € 20.80
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Departure 14:55
Type High speed ferry
Duration 1h
Company Alilauro Alilauro
Port via Positano
Price € 20.80
Buy online

Last schedule update: 22 May 2018


  • The schedules change often; the times on this page refer to the current week. Check times again shortly before your travel dates.
  • In case of rough seas, high speed ferry routes may be suspended and you will have to take another ferry. You will find all ferry company updates on the site NaplesBayFerry.
  • In case of very rough seas, all ferry routes may be suspended. We suggest you contact the ferry companies for more information.

Ferry information for Sorrento, Italy


During high season (April through October), routes to Capri run frequently. There are less ferries which run during the winter, though several routes run each day.

Duration of the main routes:

  • Sorrento - Capri: 30 minutes
  • Sorrento - Positano: 40 minutes
  • Sorrento - Naples: 40 minutes


Ferries depart from Sorrento for Capri and Naples all year long. From April through October, there are also routes for Ischia and Positano/Amalfi.


Prices refer to a single, one way ticket. Children under 3 travel free. There are discounts available for children under 12.


Luggage can be transported on the ferry, but there is a surcharge of €2 per bag.


We suggest you pre-purchase your tickets for travel during the months of July and August, on holiday weekends, and for routes to Capri. If you have purchased your tickets online, you will have to present your voucher at the ferry ticket window to receive your tickets. You can also purchase ferry tickets in advance directly at the port.

Ports of departure

In Sorrento, there is only one port: Marina Piccola. You can reach it easily using the staircase from Piazza Tasso or by bus.

In Naples, ferries arrive and depart from Molo Beverello in Piazza Municipio (next to the pier where cruise ships dock).

The Amalfi port for all ferry arrivals and departures is Molo Pennello in the town center.

In Positano, the ferry pier is located at the Spiaggia Grande beach. If you need to arrive in the upper section of town, we do not suggest arriving by sea, as there are no roads connecting the pier and the highest section of town, but only flights of stairs. Regardless, there are luggage porters available at the pier.

In Capri, the port is located at Marina Grande. To reach the center of Capri town, you'll need to use the funicular or take a taxi.

On Ischia, ferries from Sorrento arriva at Ischia Porto.


The only ferry which allows for embarking vehicles is the Caremar Sorrento - Capri route. Regardless, non-residents can embark vehicles on Capri only from November through March.

In Case of Rough Seas

In case of rough seas, routes may be suspended. Request information at the ticket window!

Information for the Disabled

By law, all ferries must be handicapped accessible. However, we recommend contacting the ferry company before your travel date to confirm that the ferry is accessible and to request assistance during boarding and disembarking.

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Tourist Information Offices

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