There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Positano by plane or train

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Fly Sydney to Naples, train  •  29h 32m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Naples (NAP) SYD - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

494€ - 1430€

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Fly Sydney to Rome, train  •  29h 42m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Rome (FCO) SYD - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

400€ - 1525€

3 alternative options

Train to Newcastle, fly to Naples, train  •  35h 45m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Naples (NAP) NTL - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

470€ - 1349€

Fly Sydney to Bari, train  •  35h 12m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Bari (BRI) SYD - BRI
  2. Take the train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

543€ - 1614€

Fly Sydney to Rome Ciampino, train  •  33h 14m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) SYD - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

426€ - 1496€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Positano is to fly and train which costs $650 - $2,500 and takes 33h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Positano is to fly and train which costs $800 - $2,400 and takes 29h 32m.

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The distance between Sydney and Positano is 16151 km.

It takes approximately 29h 32m to get from Sydney to Positano, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Naples Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 25m and has one stopover.

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Positano is 8h behind Sydney. It is currently 12:29 PM in Sydney and 4:29 AM in Positano.

Emirates, Flydubai, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Sydney Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1882+ hotels available in Positano. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Positano.
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  • Distance: 16151 km
  • Duration: 29h 32m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Positano, Campania, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Sydney to Positano. However, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Naples, take the walk to Aeroporto, take the bus to Alibus - Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli P. Garibaldi, take the train to Sorrento, take the walk to Sorrento, then take the line 5070 bus to Positano. Alternatively, you can take the train to International Airport Station, take the walk to Sydney airport, fly to Rome, take the walk to Fiumicino Aeroporto, take the train to Roma Termini, take the train to Napoli Centrale, take the walk to Napoli P. Garibaldi, take the train to Sorrento, take the walk to Sorrento, then take the line 5070 bus to Positano.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 2000€
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
22h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
Flights from Newcastle to Naples via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Singapore Changi, Rome
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Doha, Athens
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Abu Dhabi, Athens
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Doha, Budapest
Ave. Duration
26h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Doha, Prague
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Dubai, Erevan
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Singapore Changi, Athens
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
320€ - 900€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Shanghai Pudong, Budapest
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
800€ - 1400€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Dubai, Athens
Ave. Duration
32h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
Flights from Newcastle to Naples via Brisbane, Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
29h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
440€ - 1300€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
470€ - 1400€
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
500€ - 1500€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Dubai, Rome
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1700€
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Newcastle to Naples via Brisbane, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1400€
Flights from Newcastle to Naples via Sydney, Dubai
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1400€
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
26h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Singapore Changi, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1700€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Soekarno–Hatta, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
31h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Dubai, Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1600€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2100€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1900€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1900€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Doha, Skopje
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Flights from Sydney to Rome Ciampino via Doha, Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 2000€
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Doha, Athens
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1900€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Sydney to Naples via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
550€ - 1800€
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 2000€
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2400€
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
420€ - 2200€
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sydney to Rome via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
750€ - 5000€
Flydubai
Website
flydubai.com
Flights from Newcastle to Naples via Brisbane, Dubai
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 1400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Naples via Brisbane, Singapore Changi, Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
500€ - 1600€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sydney to Bari via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 2700€
Train operators
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
22€ - 30€
Base Standard
40€ - 60€
Base Premium
50€ - 75€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Bari Centrale to Caserta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 27€
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
15€ - 20€
First Class
21€ - 27€

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