Ferry from Sorrento to Ischia

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

There are multiple daily crossings from Sorrento to the Phlegraean island of Ischia, served by hydrofoils. Find ferries, compare timetables and book your ferry tickets from Sorrento to Ischia on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Sorrento Ischia Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 09:10 Latest ferry: 15:50 Average duration: 1h 5m Price range: 22.90 € - 22.90 €
Ischia Sorrento Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 17:25 Latest ferry: 17:25 Average duration: 1h 7m Price range: 22.90 € - 22.90 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO

How to get from Sorrento to Ischia by ferry?

The Sorrento - Ischia ferry route is active with more than 14 weekly ferry crossings by the Alilauro ferry company.

Am I allowed to travel from Sorrento to Ischia?

Yes, you are allowed to travel from Sorrento 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.

What’s the ferry schedule from Sorrento to Ischia?

There are normally 2 daily ferry crossings from Sorrento to Ischia. The earliest ferry from Sorrento to Ischia departs at around 09:10 and arrives in Ischia at 10:20. The latest departure is usually at 15:50 and arrives at 16:40 in Ischia. 

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. 

Offers 

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 at no extra cost.

Discounts

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
  • Permanent residents of islands

Note: infants that are younger than 1 year old travel for free.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Sorrento to Ischia?

The Sorrento to Ischia ferry time is between 50 min and 1.5 hr, 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 50 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

Ferry Sorrento - Ischia: useful tips for your trip

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 the 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. 

Cabins

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.

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

You can book cheap ferry tickets to Ischia from Sorrento on Ferryhopper at no extra cost. Find more information about the Sorrento - Ischia ferry route on our Map of ferries and get ready for an amazing adventure!

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