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Recommended option

Train  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Ec
  2. Fr / ...

$126 - $239

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 51 min

  1. 510 / ...
  2. 510 / ...
  3. 23

$62 - $93

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Ec / ...
  2. Ic
  3. Fr / ...
  4. Tr3

$101 - $153

Bus, subway  •  21 h 24 min

  1. Tr3

$106 - $213

Drive  •  9 h 47 min

  1. 615 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Nice to Naples, subway, line 5071 bus  •  8 h

  1. NCE - NAP

$69 - $302

Fly Nice to Rome, train, subway, line 5071 bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. NCE - FCO

$90 - $252

Train, train to Genoa, fly to Naples  •  11 h 10 min

  1. GOA - NAP

$78 - $252

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 11 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cannes to Positano via Nice - Airport, Genoa, Genoa, Genoa, Florence, Rome, and Roma in around 16 h 51 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Nice to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Genoa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Nice to Naples via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Nice to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Cannes to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$33 - $36
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli - Porta Nolana to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Piano
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Genova Sestri Ponente
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Positano
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Naples
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Positano is to bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 16 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Cannes to Positano is to fly and subway and line 5071 bus which takes 8 h and costs 55€ - 260€.

No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Positano. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Positano via Nice - Airport, Genoa, Genoa, Florence and Roma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 11 h 52 min to get from Cannes to Positano, including transfers.