How to get from Ischia to Sorrento by ferry
From the island of Ischia, you can easily reach the coastal town of Sorrento by ferry. Find the latest information about the Ischia - Sorrento route in our guide and book your ferry tickets with just 4 clicks!
Is there a ferry from Ischia to Sorrento?
Ferry services from Ischia to Sorrento are available from April to October. The route is usually operated 8 times per week by the ferry company Alilauro.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change. You can find real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices from Ischia to Sorrento on Ferryhopper.
How long is the ferry ride from Ischia to Sorrento?
Ferry duration from the island of Ischia to Sorrento is about 1 hr.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Ischia to Sorrento?
The ferry route from Ischia to Sorrento is operated by hydrofoils, high-speed vessels that are smaller than conventional ferries. The fastest boat takes around 1 hr to reach the port of Sorrento.
How much is the ferry from Ischia to Sorrento?
Ferry prices from Ischia to Sorrento are approximately €23. Ticket cost is lower for children between 2-12 years old, while infants under the age of 2 can travel for free.
Discounts are available for group bookings and you can also bring your pet on board for an extra €4.2.
What’s the ferry schedule from Ischia to Sorrento?
Ferry crossings from Ischia to Sorrento operate from April to October. Ferries normally depart twice a day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The earliest ferry to Sorrento usually leaves Ischia at 10:45 and arrives at around 11:45. The latest departure is normally at 17:25, with the ferry reaching Sorrento at about 18:25.
What's the distance between Ischia and Sorrento?
The distance between the port of Ischia and the port of Sorrento is approximately 26 nautical miles (about 48km).
Am I allowed to travel from Ischia to Sorrento?
Yes, it is currently possible to travel from Ischia to Sorrento and within the Campania region. For the latest information about travel restrictions and requirements, you can check our blog post on Covid-19 and ferry trips in Italy.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Ischia to Sorrento?
You can book cheap ferry tickets to Sorrento from Ischia on Ferryhopper. See all the available routes on our Map of ferries and book your ferry trip to Sorrento online at no extra cost.
The port of Sorrento, Italy
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Ischia to Sorrento
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Ischia to Sorrento:
- The port of Ischia can get quite busy in the summer, so we recommend arriving at least 1 hr before departure.
- Strong winds may disrupt ferry services. You can contact the company you are traveling with to check if there are any changes to your ferry trip schedule.
- From Sorrento, you can easily travel by ferry to Naples and Positano. For more information, have a look at our ferry guides for the Sorrento - Naples and Sorrento - Positano routes.
- If you have any questions about your ferry trip from Ischia to Sorrento, do not hesitate to contact our customer support team.
Where to take the ferry from Ischia to Sorrento
Ferries from Ischia to Sorrento depart from Ischia Porto, the lively main town and most important port of the island. The port is located on the northeast coast of Ischia.
Can I travel on the ferry from Ischia to Sorrento with a car?
Hydrofoils operating between Ischia and Sorrento do not carry vehicles.
Alilauro allows you to bring 1 piece of luggage up to 50x35x20cm and 9kg. Additional charges apply if your luggage exceeds the company's baggage allowance.
Ferries from Ischia to Sorrento do not have cabins, as the journey is very short.