How to get from Salerno to Positano by ferry
Traveling from Salerno to Positano is easy thanks to the ferry crossings between the two destinations. On Ferryhopper, you can find all the information you need about the Salerno - Positano ferry route and book your tickets online!
Ferry schedules from Salerno to Positano*
Is there a ferry from Salerno to Positano?
The Salerno - Positano route includes several weekly crossings and is active from April to October.
The ferry connections are operated by 3 companies: NLG, Travelmar and Positano Jet.
How long is the ferry ride from Salerno to Positano?
The duration of the Salerno - Positano ferry trip is 50 min to 1 hr, depending on the company you’re traveling with.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Salerno to Positano?
Yes, the crossings from the port of Salerno to that of Positano are operated by fast ferries. The trip lasts about 50 min.
How much is the ferry from Salerno to Positano?
The ferry tickets for the Salerno - Positano route cost about €15. There are special offers for children and groups.
What’s the ferry schedule from Salerno to Positano?
The Salerno - Positano ferry route is seasonal and normally runs from April to October. The first ferry departs from Salerno at 08:20 in the morning and arrives in Positano around 09:00. The last ferry of the day is scheduled for 15:30 and usually arrives in Positano at 16:40.
What’s the distance between Salerno and Positano?
The distance between Salerno and Positano is approximately 15 nautical miles (about 27km).
Am I allowed to travel from Salerno to Positano?
Yes, traveling from Salerno to Positano is possible. As you start planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, including all the documents required for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Salerno to Positano?
On Ferryhopper, you can book ferry tickets from Salerno to Positano easily and quickly, without hidden fees! Find more information about ferry connections on our Map of ferries, compare companies, prices and schedules, and plan the trip of your dreams!
An enchanting panoramic terrace in Positano
Useful tips for your ferry trip from Salerno to Positano
Before your trip to Positano, have a look at some important tips for your ferry ride:
- Ferry schedules from Salerno to Positano change frequently. Always check for any last-minute changes before your departure.
- In case of bad weather conditions, ferry services are suspended. We suggest you consult the ferry company you are traveling with.
- If you wish to travel in July or August, we recommend that you arrive at the port of Salerno well in advance to avoid delays. This also applies to ferry trips during the weekends.
- If you wish to travel with your pet, the ferries to Positano have areas reserved for pet owners.
- From Positano, you can continue your adventure and explore the rest of the Amalfi Coast by ferry, the easiest way to get around.
Where to take the ferry from Salerno to Positano
Ferries from Salerno to Positano depart from Molo Manfredi, which is about 50km from Naples. Nearby, there are plenty of pubs, pizzerias and all kinds of boutiques.
Tip: here, you can visit the famous seashell-shaped maritime station, designed by Zaha Hadid.
Each ferry company serving the Salerno - Positano ferry route has different policies for luggage:
- NLG allows passengers to carry a single piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x30x15cm and a weight that must not exceed 5kg.
- Positano Jet considers trolleys and all types of suitcases to be luggage, regardless of weight and size, with an additional fee of €2. Handbags and backpacks are allowed free of charge.
- On the ferries of Travelmar, each passenger is entitled to 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 45x35x20cm.
Given the short duration of the Salerno - Positano ferry trip, there are no cabins available on the vessels. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.
Can I travel on the ferry from Salerno to Positano with a car?
You cannot bring your vehicle on the ferry to Positano and the Amalfi Coast. Luckily, you can make use of the paid parking lots close to the port of Salerno.