Ferry from Amalfi to Positano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

You can easily travel to Positano from Amalfi by ferry all year round. Compare companies, prices and timetables, and book your ferry tickets from Amalfi to Positano on Ferryhopper with no hidden fees!

Ferry schedules from Amalfi to Positano

Amalfi Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:25 Last trip: 20:00 Average duration: 19m Price range: 10.00 € - 19.50 €
Positano Amalfi Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:40 Last trip: 19:45 Average duration: 24m Price range: 9.00 € - 19.50 €

Is there a ferry from Amalfi to Positano?

Yes, you can travel from Amalfi to Positano by ferry. The Amalfi - Positano ferry route is active all year round and is available with over 20 daily crossings in the high-season (from April to October).

The connection is operated by 6 ferry companies: NLG, Travelmar, Positano Jet, Seremar, Alilauro Gruson, and Grassi Junior.

What’s the ferry schedule from Amalfi to Positano?

Usually, the earliest ferry from Amalfi to Positano departs at around 08:55 and arrives at its destination at 09:25. The latest ferry is scheduled for 19:05, arriving in Positano by 19:20.

Note: bear in mind that ferry timetables are subject to change. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Amalfi - Positano route on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Amalfi to Positano?

The price of the ferry tickets to Positano from Amalfi starts at €9-€14. The final cost depends on the operator you travel with. 


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Take advantage of the available discounts and travel from Amalfi to Positano by ferry with lower-cost ferry tickets. Infants and toddlers up to 2-3 years old can travel to Positano for free, while children 3 to 12 years old are entitled to a 25-50% discount.

Bear in mind that available discounts may vary from one ferry company to another.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Amalfi to Positano?

The ferry trip from Amalfi to Positano takes between 15 min and 35 min, depending on the company and type of vessel. There are also longer crossings of nearly 2 hr that include several stops along the way.

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

Yes, the route from Amalfi to Positano is also operated by high-speed ferries, with the fastest crossing reaching the port in about 15 min.

What is the best way to get from Amalfi to Positano?

The fastest and most convenient way to travel between the two popular towns of the Amalfi Coast is definitely by ferry.

The ferry from Amalfi to Positano takes 15-30 min, and you can enjoy magical views of the coast from the boat during the trip. The drive between Positano and Amalfi, on the other hand, takes at least 35 min, and the streets are pretty narrow and curvy.

What’s the distance between Amalfi and Positano?

The distance between Amalfi and Positano is approximately 5 nautical miles (about 10 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Positano from Amalfi

Have a look at some helpful tips for your ferry ride to Positano:

  • The port of Amalfi can get quite busy during the high season, so we recommend arriving there at least 45 min before departure. 
  • In case of severe weather conditions, ferry trips are usually suspended. We suggest you contact the company you are traveling with before your trip.
  • If you still have doubts about taking the car or ferry to the Amalfi Coast, we'll clear them up right now!
  • Once you reach Positano, you can continue your adventure and explore the islands nearby. Discover the Positano - Capri ferry route or hop on the Positano - Ischia ferry to explore the volcanic islands in the Gulf of Naples!
  • Find the best tips for your vacation in Positano in our dedicated travel guide.

Where to take the ferry from Amalfi to Positano

Ferries and hydrofoils to Positano depart from Molo Cassone, located in the beautiful port of Amalfi. This is about a 10-min walk from the beautiful Cathedral of Saint Andrea, a symbol of the Amalfi Coast.

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

No, you can't bring your car on ferries that travel to Positano from Amalfi.

Useful info: if you decide to reach Amalfi by car, there are paid parking lots where you can leave your vehicle before your departure. For example, in the port area, you can find the Berma Portuale parking lot.

How to get around Positano

Getting around Positano on foot is easy and convenient, as you can reach any part of the town in 15-20 min maximum. However, as Positano is a cliffside village with lots of steep alleys and steps, you can always use the local buses which connect the highest streets to the historic center (which is pedestrian only). Alternatively, you can use a moped.

If you arrive in Positano by car, bear in mind that the spaces on the street are mostly reserved for residents, and you can find free parking only in the areas of Nocelle and Montepertuso.

Ferry luggage

Each company that operates on the ferry route from Amalfi to Positano has different policies for luggage:

  • NLG allows suitcases, travel bags, and backpacks with maximum dimensions of 50x30x15 cm and a maximum weight of 5 kg.
  • Positano Jet considers trolley bags and all types of suitcases to be luggage, regardless of weight and size, and applies 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 45x35x20 cm. 
  • On Grassi Junior ferries, you can bring your luggage on board by paying an additional fee of €2.
  • On Seremar ferries, you can carry up to 1 piece of luggage of up to 50x35x20 cm and 9 kg.
  • On Alilauro Gruson ferries, you can bring up to 1 piece of luggage of up to 50x35x20 cm and 9 kg free of charge.


Given the short duration of the Amalfi - Positano trip, there are no cabins available on the ferries. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

Pets are welcome to travel on all Amalfi - Positano ferries. Just include them in your reservation and pay a small additional fee.

As pet policies and amenities may vary, make sure to contact the company you’re traveling with for additional information.

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