Ferry from Naples to Positano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Traveling from Naples to Positano is fairly easy, as there are daily 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 from Naples to Positano

Naples Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:35 Last trip: 15:35 Average duration: 1h 35m Price range: 31.00 € - 38.50 €
Positano Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:30 Last trip: 16:35 Average duration: 1h 56m Price range: 31.00 € - 38.50 €
Ferry companies NLG POSITANO JET

Is there a direct ferry from Naples to Positano?

There are several weekly crossings to Positano from April to October. This service is offered by the companies Navigazione Libera del Golfo (NLG), Positano Jet and Alilauro.

Useful info: keep in mind that the Alilauro ferry crossing from Naples to Positano includes a stopover in Sorrento, which ranges from 15 min to 1 hr 45 min.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Positano?

The Naples to Positano ferry route is usually available from April to the end of October, with ferry frequency depending on the companies that are in operation. Still, you can normally find up to 9 daily departures during those months.

As of now, the earliest Naples ferry to Positano departs at around 08:30. The last departure is at 15:35, with the ferry reaching Positano at approximately 18:05.

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.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Positano?

The Naples to Positano ferry tickets range from around €32 to €35. However, the ticket cost can be higher or lower depending on the operator, bag 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
  • Seniors

Note: infants up to 2 years old travel for free. However, keep in mind that available discounts may vary among the different ferry companies.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Positano?

The Naples - Positano ferry trip duration is between 1 hr 10 min and 2.5 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 a bit over 1 hr 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.
  • Ditch the car and explore the Amalfi Coast by ferry! The most breathtaking villages on the Amalfi Coast await you.
  • 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.

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Positano

Ferries and hydrofoils to Positano leave from Molo Beverello in the port of Naples. 

The pier is about 2 km from the Naples central railway station and can be reached 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

For the Naples - Positano route, luggage allowance policies vary depending on the operator. Specifically:

  • 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.
  • With Positano Jet, you can bring only 1 piece of luggage with a maximum size of 55x40x20 cm (costing €2). Handbags and backpacks can be carried free of charge.
  • Alilauro 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.

Pet travel

Pets are welcome on board the Naples - Positano ferries. Simply add them to your reservation and pay the additional fee.

For a smooth journey, make sure you have all the necessary documents and meet any pet travel requirements. Contact the ferry company directly for the latest details on pet policies and documentation.

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