There are 7 ways to get from Palermo to Positano by ferry, train, car ferry, bus, rideshare, plane or subway

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 8 min

$146 - $210

Cheapest option

Car ferry Grimaldi Lines, ferry  •  15 h 40 min

$31 - $67

5 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Ic / ...

$77 - $103

Car ferry Grandi Navi Veloci, ferry  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Jet

$78 - $113

Bus, bus and ferry  •  12 h 22 min

$109 - $201

Fly to Naples, subway, line 5071 bus  •  6 h 9 min

  1. PMO - NAP

$49 - $183

Fly to Rome, train, subway, line 5071 bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. PMO - FCO

$74 - $223

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 $70 - $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
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Palermo to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Palermo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
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
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
EAV
Phone
+39 800 211 388
Email
b@eavsrl.it
Website
eavsrl.it
Subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59 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
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Palermo to Messina - Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Palermo to Messina Piazza della Repubblica
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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
$29 - $50
Schedules at
siremar.it
Alilauro S.p.A.
Phone
+39 081 497 2222
Email
alilauro@alilauro.it
Website
alilauro.it
Ferry from Naples to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $24
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$17 - $24
Residents
$7
Tourist fare
$15
Ferry from Capri to Positano
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$17 - $24
Ferry from Salerno to Positano
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$17 - $24
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Naples to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$18 - $24
Ferry from Naples to Capri
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$19 - $26
Ferry from Capri to Positano
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23
Children
$14
Group
$16
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Naples to Capri
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Positano
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $23
Schedules at
gescab.it
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Capri to Positano
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
alicost.it
Ferry from Salerno to Positano
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Schedules at
alicost.it
Lucibello Positano
Phone
+39 089 875032
Website
lucibello.it
Ferry from Capri to Positano
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
lucibello.it
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
$27 - $45
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
Other operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Rideshare from Messina to Salerno Duomo Via Vernieri
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Palermo and Positano is 295 km.

The cheapest way to get from Palermo to Positano is to car ferry and ferry which costs 26€ - 60€ and takes 15 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Palermo to Positano is to fly and subway and line 5071 bus which takes 6 h 9 min and costs 40€ - 160€.

No, there is no direct ferry from Palermo to Positano. However, there are services departing from Palermo and arriving at Positano via Naples and Capri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 8 min to get from Palermo to Positano, including transfers.