Ferry from Salerno to Sorrento

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the ports of Salerno and Sorrento operate only a few months of the year. Find all info about routes, companies, schedules, and prices, and book ferry tickets to the Sorrento Coast on Ferryhopper at the same prices as ferry companies!

Ferry Schedules

Salerno Sorrento Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:20 Last trip: 10:00 Average duration: 2h 25m Price range: 19.00 € - 21.20 €
Sorrento Salerno Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 16:10 Last trip: 17:10 Average duration: 2h 50m Price range: 19.00 € - 21.20 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO NLG

Is there a ferry from Salerno to Sorrento?

Yes, you can travel from Salerno to Sorrento from July to September. The connection is served by 2 ferry companies: NLG (Navigazione Libera del Golfo) and Alicost.

NLG ferries operate on the connection every day of the week with 1 crossing in the morning. Alicost ferries, on the other hand, operate once a day except Mondays and Wednesdays.

Am I allowed to travel to Sorrento from Salerno?

Yes, you can travel from Salerno to Sorrento by ferry at the moment. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel measures in Italy and get ready for your trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Salerno to Sorrento?

The first ferry to Sorrento is that of NLG. It usually departs from the port of Salerno at 08:15 and arrives in Sorrento at 10:20. The Alicost ferry, on the other hand, leaves at 10:00, arriving in Sorrento at 12:50.

Tip: bear in mind that ferry timetables may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Salerno to Sorrento?

A one-way ferry ticket from Salerno to Sorrento costs around €19-20.


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Infants and toddlers from 0 to 2 years old or up to 3 years old travel from Salerno to Sorrento for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 12 years old.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Salerno to Sorrento?

The Salerno-Sorrento ferry crossing takes from 2 hr to or 2 hr 50 min, depending on the operator you have chosen for your trip.

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

The connection from Salerno to Sorrento is operated only by fast hydrofoils. The fastest route is the one served by NLG with a duration of 2 hr.

What's the distance between Salerno and Sorrento?

The distance between Salerno and Sorrento is 18 nautical miles (around 33 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Salerno to Sorrento

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

  • In the months of July and August, and during the weekends, it is best to arrive at the port of Salerno well in advance to avoid traffic.
  • Keep in mind that in case of very rough seas, ferry crossings may be suspended. We, therefore, suggest that you always follow the updates of the company you travel with.
  • Discover useful tips and information for your holidays on our Sorrento travel guide.
  • There are also direct ferry routes from the port of Sorrento to the islands of the Gulf of Naples. Take advantage of them and reach, for example, Capri from Sorrento by ferry in just 20 min!

Where to take the ferry from Salerno to Sorrento

Normally the NLG ferries depart from Molo Manfredi, while those of Alicost depart from the pier in Piazza della Concordia. The two piers are 20 min far from each other.

We always recommend checking the exact departure pier with the company you are traveling with, as it may vary.

Useful info: Molo Manfredi is also home to the famous shell-shaped maritime station designed by architect Zaha Hadid, as well as to various pubs, pizzerias, megastores, and boutiques of all kinds.

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

No, you can’t board your vehicle on ferries that operate the Salerno - Sorrento connection, as they don’t have car decks.

Therefore, if you are traveling with a car, you will have to leave your car in the guarded paid parking lots outside the port area of ​​Salerno.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own luggage policy:

  • NLG allows passengers to carry on board only 1 piece of luggage up to 5 kg with a maximum size of 50x30x15 cm.
  • On Alicost ships you can bring on board 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 50x35x20 for free. For extra luggage, an additional cost may be applied.


The ferries that operate the crossing from Salerno to Sorrento do not have cabins. There is only deck-passage accommodation included in the ticket.

Pet travel

On Salerno - Sorrento ferries you can travel safely with your pet, which must be registered in the booking.

Keep in mind that animals must travel in a pet carrier and cannot access public areas.

Useful info: only small- or medium-sized animals are allowed on Alicost ferries. As for particularly large-sized ones, boarding may be denied or accepted only provided that they don’t cause any annoyance or harm to other passengers.

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

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