Ferry from Positano to Ischia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are multiple daily crossings from Positano to the Phlegraean island of Ischia, served by hydrofoils. Find ferries, compare prices and timetables and book your ferry tickets from Positano to Ischia on Ferryhopper at no extra cost!
Positano Ischia Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:00 Last trip: 09:00 Average duration: 1h 40m Price range: 25.40 € - 25.40 €
Ischia Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 16:20 Last trip: 16:20 Average duration: 1h 50m Price range: 25.40 € - 25.40 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO

Is there a ferry from Positano to Ischia?

The Positano - Ischia ferry route is active with 7 weekly ferry crossings during the summer. The company that operates the route Positano - Ischia is Alicost with ferry routes from June to September.

Please bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change from season to season. You can check our fare search engine for the latest ferry timetables and book your ferry tickets with no extra cost.

How long is the ferry ride from Positano to Ischia?

The ferry route from the port of Positano to Ischia is about 1 hr 50 min. Please, keep in mind that travel time depends on weather conditions.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Positano to Ischia?

Yes, the fastest ferry to Ischia from Positano takes about 1 hr 50 min by high-speed boats (hydrofoils).

How much is the ferry from Positano to Ischia?

The average ticket price from Positano to Ischia is around €25. The ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on available discounts. If you take a return ticket, you will be eligible for a discount.

Tip: there are available discounts for children. Children up to 3 years can travel for free.

What’s the ferry schedule from Positano to Ischia?

Hydrofoils to Ischia from Positano operate once a day. Ferries from the port of Positano usually depart around 09:00 and arrive in Ischia around 11:00. 

What’s the distance between Positano and Ischia?

The distance between Positano and Ischia is 29 nautical miles (approximately 53km).

Am I allowed to travel from Positano to Ischia?

Yes, you are allowed to travel from Positano to Ischia. However, before planning your vacation, it is advisable to check the latest updates on Covid-19 in Italy and all the requirements for a safe and comfortable trip.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Positano to Ischia?

On Ferryhopper, you can book cheap ferry tickets online from Positano to Ischia at no extra cost. Find all the information you need, from ferry routes to their schedules on our Map of ferries.

The sun illuminating the port of Ischia in Sicily

The sun filling with light the picturesque Ischia port 

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Positano to Ischia

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Positano to Ischia:

  • Ferry times change frequently. Make sure to recheck the ferry timetable between Positano and Ischia a few days before your departure.
  • In case of hazardous weather conditions, ferry services are usually suspended. Please make sure to always consult with the ferry company.
  • The island of Ischia has three ports: Ischia port, Forio and Casamicciola Terme. Before booking your tickets from Positano to Ischia, find the most convenient port of arrival near your hotel.
  • From Ischia, you can travel by ferry to the ports of Sorrento and Naples. With ferry crossings from Ischia to Sorrento and from Ischia to Naples, you can quickly and comfortably reach both popular destinations and explore the breathtaking landscapes.

Where to take the ferry from Positano to Ischia

Ferries to Ischia leave from the port of Positano. The port is located very close to the historic center and the Grande beach. Near the port of Positano, you can find hotels, restaurants, local shops and car rental services. 


The ferry company that currently operates on the Positano - Ischia ferry route is Alicost. The company allows 1 hand luggage with a  maximum size of 50x35x20cm and it cannot weigh more than 9kg.

Tip: for additional luggage and luggage that exceeds the proposed size/weight, companies apply an extra boarding fee. 


Hydrofoils operating the Positano - Ischia route do not have cabins. However, the ferry route includes free seats onboard.

Can I travel on the ferry from Positano to Ischia with a car?

It is not possible to board motor vehicles on the hydrofoils operating the Positano - Ischia connection.

Daily ferries from Positano to Ischia

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