There are 8 ways to get from Palermo to Positano by ferry, train, car ferry, subway, bus and ferry, plane or bus

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

Recommended option

Ferry  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Palermo to Ustica
  2. Take the ferry from Ustica to Naples
  3. Take the ferry from Naples to Sorrento

$126 - $183

Cheapest option

Car ferry, ferry  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Salerno
  2. Take the ferry from Salerno to Positano

$30 - $49

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Train  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...

$100 - $135

Car ferry, subway  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Palermo to Naples
  2. Take the subway from Napoli - Porta Nolana to Sorrento Tr3

$53 - $73

Bus and ferry  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Palermo to Salerno

$74 - $97

Fly Palermo to Naples, subway, line 5070 bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Naples (NAP) PMO - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento
  3. Take the line 5070 bus from Sorrento to Positano Sponda

$110 - $260

Fly Palermo to Rome, train, subway  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Palermo (PMO) to Rome (FCO) PMO - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$133 - $295

Train to Catania, fly to Naples, subway  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
  2. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Naples (NAP) CTA - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento

$63 - $211

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Positano is to car ferry and ferry which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 15 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Palermo to Positano is to fly and subway and line 5070 bus which costs 95€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Palermo and Positano is 295 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 17 min to get from Palermo to Positano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Palermo to Positano. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Positano Sponda via Salerno and Amalfi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Palermo to Positano. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Positano via Salerno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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easyJet and Volotea offer flights from Palermo Airport to Naples Airport.

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Palermo to Positano bus services, operated by Autoservizi Salemi Srl, depart from Palermo station.

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Map of how to get from Palermo to Positano.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 17 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Palermo to Positano 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Catania to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Catania to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
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 Sorrento
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Palermo Centrale to Catania Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Palermo to Salerno
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Palermo to Ustica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Naples to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Palermo to Salerno
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Salerno to Positano
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it

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