There are 3 ways to get from Positano to Melfi by train, ferry, bus, night bus or car

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

Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Salerno to Potenza Centrale Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi Re

71€ - 130€

Cheapest option

Ferry, line 5120 bus, night bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Amalfi
  2. Take the line 5120 bus from Amalfi to Salerno
  3. Take the night bus from Salerno to Candela, Candela

18€ - 37€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from Positano to Melfi 177.2 km

24€ - 35€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Melfi is to ferry and line 5120 bus and night bus which costs 18€ - 40€ and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Melfi is to drive which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 2h 38m.

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The distance between Positano and Melfi is 107 km. The road distance is 177.2 km.

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The best way to get from Positano to Melfi without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Positano to Melfi, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Positano to Melfi is 177 km. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from Positano to Melfi.

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There are 116+ hotels available in Melfi. Prices start at 40€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Melfi.
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  • Distance: 106.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

You can take a train from Positano to Melfi via Salerno and Potenza Centrale in around 4h 57m.

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 Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
14€ - 16€
Train from Potenza Centrale to Melfi
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
7€ - 9€
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 Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 27€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
7€ - 10€
Base 2nd Class
15€ - 18€
Base 1st Class
24€ - 27€
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 Salerno to Potenza Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
30€ - 50€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salerno to Candela, Candela
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Positano to Amalfi
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 8€
Website
Travelmar
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Positano to Amalfi
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Alicost
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Positano to Amalfi
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Adults
12€ - 17€
Lucibello Positano
Phone
+39 089 875032
Website
lucibello.it
Ferry from Positano to Amalfi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€
Schedules at
lucibello.it

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