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There are 6 ways to get from Ancona to Positano by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Roma Termini Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

65€ - 144€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Rome Tiburtina Bus station 551
  2. Take the bus from Roma to Positano Marozzi

36€ - 45€

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Naples
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

41€ - 50€

Night train, train  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Ancona to Napoli Centrale Ini
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

54€ - 77€

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Ancona to Positano 460.8 km

55€ - 85€

Fly  •  10h 24m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to Naples (NAP) AOI - NAP

37€ - 168€

Ancona to Positano by buses

The bus journey time between Ancona and Positano is around 34h 15m and covers a distance of around 594 km. The fastest bus normally takes 26h 15m. Services are operated by FlixBus and Marozzi VT. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
34h 15m
Fastest bus time:
26h 15m
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
36€
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:15
Last bus departs at:
09:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ancona to Positano bus schedules

Ancona → Positano
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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to Positano is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to Positano is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to Positano. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at Positano via Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 10m.

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The distance between Ancona and Positano is 340 km. The road distance is 460.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Positano without a car is to train which takes 6h 55m and costs 60€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Ancona to Positano, including transfers.

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Ancona to Positano bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Positano is to train which takes 6h 55m and costs 60€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 10h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 10h 24m.

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 15m and has one stopover.

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Ancona to Positano bus services, operated by Marozzi VT, arrive at Positano station.

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Map of how to get from Ancona to Positano.
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  • Distance: 339.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and Positano, Italy?

You can take a train from Ancona to Positano via Roma Termini, Napoli Centrale, Napoli P. Garibaldi, and Castellammare di Stabia in around 6h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ancona to Positano via Roma in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Olbia
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
29€ - 150€
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Catania
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Palermo
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Palermo
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Ancona to Naples via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
33€ - 37€
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Trenitalia Intercity Night

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Ancona to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
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Bahn DB
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Marozzi VT
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Yes, the driving distance between Ancona to Positano is 461 km. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Ancona to Positano.

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Vueling Airlines, Transavia France, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Ancona Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1507+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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