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There are 10 ways to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano by train, subway, bus, car 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.

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Train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Chiavari to Pisa Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale Fr

$88 - $174

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Bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova to Pompei

$16 - $21

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Train, subway  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Rapallo to Napoli Centrale Ic / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$79 - $102

Bus, subway  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Naples, Naples N546 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Sorrento Tr3

$50 - $86

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano 457.4 miles

$110 - $160

Fly from Genoa, subway, line 5070 bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Naples (NAP) GOA - NAP
  2. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  3. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$56 - $207

Train to Milan Linate, fly, subway, line 5070 bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Naples (NAP) LIN - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$78 - $266

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Naples (NAP) MXP - NAP

$76 - $237

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly, subway, line 5070 bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Naples (NAP) BGY - NAP
  3. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  4. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$71 - $294

Train, train to Turin, fly, subway, line 5070 bus  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Brignole
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Naples (NAP) TRN - NAP
  4. Take the subway from Napoli Garibaldi to Meta
  5. Take the line 5070 bus from Meta to Positano Sponda

$53 - $221

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano is to bus which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 14 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano is to drive which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano. However, there are services departing from San Lorenzo and arriving at Positano via Genova, Pompei Piazza Anfiteatro and Pompei. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 4 min.

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The distance between Santa Margherita Ligure and Positano is 597 km. The road distance is 731.8 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano without a car is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs 75€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano, including transfers.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano bus services, operated by Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C., depart from Genova station.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano is to train which takes 8 h 30 min and costs 75€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 18€ and takes 14 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Genoa Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano bus services, operated by Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C., arrive at Pompei station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano.
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  • Distance: 373.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

What companies run services between Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy and Positano, Italy?

You can take a train from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano via Chiavari, Pisa C.Le, Firenze Smn, Firenze S.Maria Novella, Napoli Centrale, Napoli Garibaldi, and Castellammare Di Stabia in around 8 h 30 min. Alternatively, Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C. operates a bus from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano 5 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Milan Linate to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Flights from Turin to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Genoa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Turin to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Train operators
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 Chiavari to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Chiavari to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$4 - $6
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Napoli Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
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 Rapallo to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from S.Margherita Ligure Portofino to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Garibaldi to Meta
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
eavsrl.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Naples, Naples
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Giuliano s.a.s di Giuliano Renato &C.
Phone
+39 0974.836185
Website
giulianobus.com
Bus from Genova to Pompei
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
giulianobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano is 732 km. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Positano.

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Volotea and Alitalia offer flights from Genoa Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 4987+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Margherita Ligure to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs 2€ - 6€.

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