There are 9 ways to get from Positano to Sicily by ferry, train, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  10 h 26 min

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

$129 - $185

Cheapest option

Ferry, car ferry  •  16 h 23 min

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

$32 - $51

7 alternative options

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Salerno
  2. Take the train from Salerno to Villa S.Giovanni Fa / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
  4. Take the train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale Rv / ...

$82 - $176

Train  •  12 h 30 min

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

$104 - $140

Bus  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli

$119 - $179

Bus and ferry  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo

$64 - $104

Ferry, fly to Catania  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Catania (CTA) NAP - CTA

$72 - $219

Ferry, fly to Palermo, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Palermo (PMO) NAP - PMO
  4. Take the train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo

$79 - $226

Ferry, fly to Trapani  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Positano to Capri
  2. Take the ferry from Capri to Naples
  3. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Trapani (TPS) NAP - TPS

$580 - $1,145

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Positano to Sicily is to ferry and car ferry which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 16 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Positano to Sicily is to ferry and fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Positano and Sicily is 339 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Positano to Sicily, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Positano to Sicily. However, there are services departing from Positano Sponda and arriving at Piazza Boiardo via Amalfi, Salerno - Via Vinciprova and Stazione Centrale - Pensilina Esterna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 1 min.

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The best way to get from Positano to Sicily is to train which takes 12 h 30 min and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 15 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Positano to Sicily.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 212.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

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

Trenitalia Intercity operates a train from Positano to Palermo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, SAIS Autolinee operates a bus from Positano to Palermo once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Catania
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Naples to Palermo
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Trapani via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Train operators
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Messina Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $36
Train from Palermo Centrale to Palermo Notarbartolo
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$2 - $3
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Palermo Centrale
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
SAIS Autolinee
Phone
800 21 10 20
Email
saisautolineeweb@gmail.com
Website
saisautolinee.it
Bus from Salerno - Via Vinciprova to Palermo - Piazzetta Cairoli
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
saisautolinee.it
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
11 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Ferry operators
Alilauro S.p.A.
Phone
+39 081 497 2222
Email
alilauro@alilauro.it
Website
alilauro.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$16 - $23
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
alilauro.it
Standard
$16 - $23
Navigazione Libera del Golfo
Phone
081 552 07 63
Email
info@navlib.it
Website
navlib.it
Ferry from Sorrento to Naples
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
navlib.it
Adults
$17 - $23
Siremar
Phone
+39 090.36.46.01
Email
servizioclienti@siremar.it
Website
siremar.it
Ferry from Ustica to Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
siremar.it
Alicost
Phone
+39.089.87.14.83
Email
alicostspa@alicost.com
Website
alicost.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
alicost.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
alicost.it
Caronte & Tourist
Phone
800 627414
Email
servizioclienti@carontetourist.it
Website
carontetourist.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $45
Schedules at
carontetourist.it
Passenger
$2 - $3
Car
$28 - $45
Bluferries
Phone
340 98 48 540
Website
bluferries.it
Car ferry from Villa San Giovanni to Messina Marittima
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bluferries.it
Travelmar
Phone
+39089872950
Email
info@travelmar.it
Website
travelmar.it
Ferry from Positano to Salerno
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $10
Schedules at
travelmar.it
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Car ferry from Salerno to Palermo
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
grimaldi-lines.com
Gescab
Phone
+00 39 081704191
Email
info@gescab.it
Website
gescab.it
Ferry from Positano to Capri
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
gescab.it
Ferry from Capri to Naples
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Schedules at
gescab.it

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