Ferry from Positano to Cetara

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

The ferry route to Cetara from Positano is seasonal and indirect, as it includes a layover in Amalfi. Find real-time information about ferry schedules, companies and fares, and book your tickets online on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules

Positano Cetara Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 10:00 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 1h 40m Price range: 15.00 € - 15.00 €
Cetara Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:20 Last trip: 17:00 Average duration: 1h 20m Price range: 15.00 € - 15.00 €
Ferry companies TRAVELMAR

Is there a ferry from Positano to Cetara?

Yes, you can travel from Positano to Cetara from April to mid-October, thanks to Travelmar's ferry connections. There are usually 6 connections every day, but the trips are indirect.

You can book tickets for the Positano - Cetara ferry on Ferryhopper, which includes a ferry change in Amalfi. Depending on the Positano - Cetara ferry schedule, you must then catch the next Amalfi - Cetara ferry, operated by Travelmar as well.

What’s the ferry schedule from Positano to Cetara?

The earliest ferry to Cetara leaves from Positano at 10:00 in the morning, arriving in Amalfi at 10:25. Then, you have to get off and take the ferry from Amalfi to Cetara at 11:20, which then arrives at noon.

Important: by booking tickets for the Positano - Cetara indirect route, you will not be able to board just any ferry from Amalfi to Cetara, but the first available Travelmar ferry immediately following your arrival.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Positano to Cetara?

The price of the Positano - Cetara ferry is €15 for a one-way ticket, including the stopover in Amalfi.


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Children up to 2 years old travel for free, without assigned seating. There are also discount tickets for children up to 10 years old, for groups of travelers and residents of the Municipalities of the Amalfi Coast.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Positano to Cetara?

The total travel time of the Positano - Cetara ferry route is usually around 1 to 1.5 hr (including stopover)depending on the duration of the intermediate stop.

The ferry from Positano to Amalfi lasts from 15 to 35 min, while the Amalfi - Cetara route lasts 40 to 45 min.

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

The route from Positano to Cetara is operated only by fast hydrofoils.

What’s the distance between Positano and Cetara?

The distance between Positano and Cetara is around 10 nautical miles (approximately 18 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Cetara from Positano

Here are some useful travel tips for your trip to Cetara:

  • The port of Positano gets quite busy during the summer and on weekends. Therefore, we recommend arriving well in advance to avoid delays and overcrowding.
  • Hydrofoil services can be suspended, depending on the weather conditions. In such cases, we recommend that you consult the company that you’re traveling with.
  • As the ferry route is indirect, make sure to wander around Amalfi and explore its beautiful port and city before resuming your trip to Cetara.
  • Continue your sea adventure among the beautiful villages of the Amalfi Coast!
  • During your stay in Cetara, we suggest you sit in some of the little restaurants in the harbor and try the local anchovies.

Where to take the ferry from Positano to Cetara

Ferries to Cetara depart from the small port of Positano, close to its historic center and the popular beach Marina Grande. Nearby, you can find bars, restaurants, boat rentals, and nightclubs. You can find more services and shops as you approach the upper part of the town.

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

No, you cannot bring any motor vehicles on the ferries operating on the Positano - Cetara route, as there are no garage spaces.

Ferry luggage

The Travelmar ferry company allows passengers to bring 1 piece of hand luggage with a maximum size of 45x35x20 cm. For excess baggage, an additional fee is applied.


Given the short duration of the trip, there are no cabins on the hydrofoils from Positano to Amalfi and from Amalfi to Cetara.

Pet travel

With Travelmar, you can safely travel with your little friend. Pet tickets for the Positano - Cetara route cost €5. Dogs must wear a muzzle and be leashed, while cats and other small pets must travel in their carriers or cages.

Important: pets are not allowed in the passenger lounges, except for guide dogs.

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