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There are 4 ways to get from Sorrento to Positano by ferry, bus, taxi or car

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Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Sorrento to Positano Archeolinea

16€ - 24€

Cheapest option

Line 5070 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 5070 bus from Sorrento to Positano Sponda 5070

2€ - 3€

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sorrento to Positano 15.3 km

19€ - 24€

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Sorrento to Positano 15.3 km

1€ - 3€

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The cheapest way to get from Sorrento to Positano is to drive which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 20 min.

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The fastest way to get from Sorrento to Positano is to taxi. Taking this option will cost 19€ - 24€ and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sorrento and arriving at Positano Sponda. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Sorrento and arriving at Positano. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Sorrento and Positano is 9 km. The road distance is 15.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sorrento to Positano without a car is to ferry which takes 40 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

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The ferry from Sorrento to Positano takes 40 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sorrento to Positano bus services, operated by Sita Sud, depart from Sorrento station.

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Sorrento to Positano bus services, operated by Sita Sud, arrive at Positano Sponda station.

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Map of how to get from Sorrento to Positano.
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  • Distance: 9.3 km
  • Duration: 40 min

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

Sita Sud operates a bus from Sorrento to Positano Sponda hourly. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 50 min.

Bus operators
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Sorrento to Positano
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
RTLA Partenope Srl
Phone
+39 081 0101
Website
radiotaxipartenope.it
Naples Airport taxi
Phone
+39 081 18856897
Website
naples-airport-taxi.com
Cooperativa taxi Vulcano A RL
Phone
+39 081 542 3101
Consorzio Taxi Vagando
Phone
+39 081 2222
Website
consortaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sorrento to Positano is 15 km. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Sorrento to Positano.

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