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There are 11 ways to get from Cannes to Positano by train, subway, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Thello, train  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the Thello from Cannes to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

$140 - $242

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Bus  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Cannes, Cannes to Florence, Florence
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station 518 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Roma to Positano

$65 - $97

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Train  •  14h 10m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Roma Tiburtina Fa
  4. Take the train from Roma Tiburtina to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

$100 - $180

Train, subway  •  14h 56m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station Reg / ...
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$105 - $153

Bus, subway  •  21h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Naples
  2. Take the subway from Napoli - Porta Nolana to Sorrento Tr3

$101 - $203

Drive  •  9h 47m

  1. Drive from Cannes to Positano 615 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Nice to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8h 7m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Naples (NAP) NCE - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  3. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$69 - $296

Fly Nice to Rome, train, subway, line 5070 bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Rome (FCO) NCE - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$80 - $236

Train, train to Genoa, fly to Naples  •  11h 16m

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
  3. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Naples (NAP) GOA - NAP

$79 - $245

Thello to Milan Linate, fly to Naples  •  12h 12m

  1. Take the Thello from Cannes to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Naples (NAP) LIN - NAP

$103 - $297

Train to Marseille, fly to Naples  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Naples (NAP) MRS - NAP

$116 - $351

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The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Positano is to bus which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 15h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Cannes to Positano is to fly and subway and line 5070 bus which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 8h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Positano. However, there are services departing from Cannes, Cannes and arriving at Positano via Florence, Florence and Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 53m.

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The distance between Cannes and Positano is 697 km. The road distance is 984 km.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Positano without a car is to Thello and train which takes 11h 49m and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 11h 49m to get from Cannes to Positano, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cannes to Positano is to Thello and train which takes 11h 49m and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 15h 53m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Map of how to get from Cannes to Positano.
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  • Distance: 435.4 miles
  • Duration: 11h 49m

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Positano, Italy?

You can take a train from Cannes to Positano via Milano Centrale, Napoli Centrale, Napoli Garibaldi, and Castellammare Di Stabia in around 11h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Positano via Florence, Florence and Roma in around 15h 53m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Linate to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Marseille to Naples via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Marseille to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Marseille to Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Cannes to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thello.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
thello.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Genova Piazza Principe to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Tiburtina to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Tiburtina Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Cannes to Gare de Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
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 Ventimiglia to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$29 - $35
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$18 - $22
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Ventimiglia to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
EAV
Subway from Napoli - Porta Nolana to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
EAV
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
EAV
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cannes, Cannes to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence, Florence to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
flixbus.it
Bus from Firenze - Terminal Tramvia Villa Costanza to Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Baltour
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
Marozzi VT
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Cannes to Positano is 984 km. It takes approximately 9h 47m to drive from Cannes to Positano.

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easyJet and Alitalia offer flights from Nice Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 5114+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cannes to Nice Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs 10€ - 14€.

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