Ferry from Naples to Positano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Traveling from Naples to Positano is fairly easy, as there are several weekly connections by ferry and hydrofoil. Have a look at the connections and timetables for the Naples - Positano ferry route and book cheap ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules

Naples Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:35 Last trip: 15:35 Average duration: 1h 40m Price range: 27.50 € - 27.50 €
Positano Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:15 Last trip: 16:40 Average duration: 1h 42m Price range: 27.50 € - 27.50 €
Ferry companies NLG

Is there a direct ferry from Naples to Positano?

There are usually up to 21 crossings per week to Positano from April to October. This service is offered by the company Navigazione Libera del Golfo (NLG) and Alilauro.

Tip: please note that the Naples to Positano ferry timetable is subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the route on Ferryhopper.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Positano?

The Naples to Positano ferry route is only available from April to the end of October with at least 2 daily ferry crossings.

As of now, the earliest Naples ferry to Positano departs at 08:30. The last departure is at 15:35, with the ferry reaching Positano at approximately 17:55.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Positano?

The Naples to Positano ferry tickets start from around €25-€27. However, the ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on seat selection and available discounts.


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Ferry Naples - Positano: discounts

Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by boat from Naples to Positano with lower-cost ferry tickets. There are year-round special discounts for specific passenger categories, including:

  • Children from 2 to 12 years old
  • Toddlers

Note: infants up to 2 years old that do not occupy an individual seat travel for free.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Positano?

The Naples - Positano ferry trip duration is between 40 min and 2 hr. Please, keep in mind that travel time depends on weather conditions and the type of ferry.

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

Yes, the fastest ferry to Positano from Naples takes around 40 min by high-speed boats (hydrofoils).

What’s the distance between Naples and Positano?

The distance between Naples and Positano is 27 nautical miles (approximately 50 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Ferry Naples to Positano: useful tips for your trip

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

  • Especially during July and August, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples at least 1 hr before boarding.
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Naples to Positano may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real-time on the Ferryhopper App!
  • After you visit the extraordinary Positano, you can continue your adventure to the islands of the Gulf of Naples. Take a look at the Positano - Capri or Positano - Ischia ferry connections for an unforgettable stay in Italy!
  • If you decide to visit Positano just for the day, keep in mind that the latest ferry from Positano to Naples departs around 16:30
  • Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Italy, and get ready for your Naples - Positano ferry trip! 

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Positano

The port of Naples is located near the city center (Piazza Municipio) and is easily accessible by public transport. It is about 15 km from Capodichino airport and only 10 min from the Naples central railway station.

Ferries and hydrofoils to Positano leave from the Beverello pier in the port of Naples. You can reach the pier on foot, by taxi, bus or metro.

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

Unfortunately, vessels that travel from Naples to Positano do not transport vehicles. However, if you are traveling with a vehicle, you can take advantage of the paid parking lots near the port of Naples. They are mostly inexpensive and offer a free shuttle service to passenger terminals.

Ferry Luggage

The ferry company NLG allows 1 piece of luggage up to 50x30x15 cm in size. The limit for carry-on luggage is up to 5 kg. Suitcases, travel bags and backpacks are considered luggage.

Alilauro, on the other hand, allows only carry-on luggage with a weight limit of 9 kg and a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm at no extra cost.

Tip: please note that the ferry company charges fees for additional baggage and baggage exceeding the size and/or weight policy.


Due to the short duration of the Naples - Positano ferry trip, there are no cabins available on the boats. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

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