Ferry from Sorrento to Ischia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are seasonal ferry crossings from Sorrento to the Phlegraean island of Ischia. Find ferries, compare timetables and book your ferry tickets from Sorrento to Ischia on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees.

Ferry schedules from Sorrento to Ischia

Sorrento Ischia Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:10 Last trip: 09:30 Average duration: 1h Price range: 24.00 € - 24.00 €
Ischia Sorrento Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 17:25 Last trip: 17:25 Average duration: 1h 7m Price range: 24.00 € - 24.00 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO GRUSON

Is there a ferry from Sorrento to Ischia?

Yes, you can easily reach Ischia from Sorrento in Italy, thanks to the seasonal connections operated by Alilauro Gruson.

The ferry route is active from April until the end of October and there are usually up to 2-3 daily crossings between Sorrento and Ischia.

What’s the ferry schedule from Sorrento to Ischia?

There are normally up to 2 daily ferry crossings from Sorrento to Ischia. The ferry from Sorrento to Ischia departs at around 09:10 and arrives in Ischia at 10:20. 

Please bear in mind that the Sorrento to Ischia ferry schedule is 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 fees.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Sorrento to Ischia?

The Sorrento to Ischia ferry price is around €24. The final ferry fare depends on discounts, offers and seat type. 


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the Ischia - Sorrento ferry. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Sorrento to Ischia with lower-cost ferry tickets. Alilauro offers discounts up to 50% to the following passenger categories:

  • Children
  • Toddlers

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Sorrento to Ischia?

The Sorrento to Ischia ferry time is between 40 min and 1 hr 20 min, depending on the company you’re traveling with and the weather conditions.

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

Yes, the fastest ferry to Ischia from Sorrento takes about 40 min by high-speed boats (hydrofoils).

What’s the distance between Sorrento and Ischia?

The distance between Sorrento and Ischia is 26 nautical miles (approximately 48 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Ischia from Sorrento

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

  • During the summer months of July and August, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Sorrento at least 1 hr before boarding to avoid delays
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Sorrento to Ischia ferry timetable may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!
  • In case of hazardous weather conditions, ferry services are usually suspended. Please make sure to always consult with the company you are traveling with.
  • From Ischia you can continue your adventure and take advantage of the Ischia - Capri and Ischia - Procida ferry crossings.
  • If you’re looking for a brief gateway, consider planning a Sorrento to Ischia day trip. Have a look at the Ischia to Sorrento ferry timetable on Ferryhopper to plan your trip! Wondering if the volcanic island of Ischia is worth visiting? Have a look at the must-see's and do's in Ischia.

Where to take the ferry from Sorrento to Ischia

Ferries and hydrofoils to Ischia depart from the port of Marina Piccola located very close to the heart of Sorrento.

The port of Sorrento is accessible by car, train or bus. It’s just a 7 min walk from the city center (Piazza Tasso) and is easily accessible by public transport. It is about 50 km from Capodichino Airport and about 1 hr from the Naples central railway station by taking the Circumvesuviana railway line.

Tip: the Sorrento Lift provides access between Villa Comunale Park and Marina Piccola. 

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

You cannot bring your vehicle on the Sorrento to Ischia hydrofoil. However, if you are traveling with a vehicle, you can take advantage of the paid parking lots near the port of Sorrento. They are mostly inexpensive and offer a free shuttle service to passenger terminals.

Useful info: keep in mind that from April to October, traffic on Ischia is prohibited for motor vehicles for residents of the Campania region. Residents of other Italian or foreign municipalities and permanent residents of Ischia are excluded.

Ferry Luggage

The ferry company that currently operates on the route between Sorrento and Ischia is Alilauro. On the ferries of Alilauro, each passenger is entitled to a single piece of luggage with maximum dimensions of 50x35x20 cm and a weight not exceeding 9 kg.

Reminder: for additional luggage and luggage that exceeds the proposed size/weight, the company might apply an extra boarding fee. 


Due to the short duration of the Sorrento - Ischia ferry trip, there are no cabins available on the ferries. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price. 

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry from Sorrento to Ischia. In order to be allowed on board, all pets should hold a ticket. Smaller animals must be kept in special carriers, while large-sized animals must be equipped with a muzzle and a leash.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Sorrento to Ischia

On Ferryhopper, you can book cheap ferry tickets to Ischia from Sorrento hassle-free! Find more information about the Sorrento - Ischia ferry route on our Map of ferries and get ready for an amazing adventure!