Ferry from Positano to Cetara

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

The ferry route to Cetara from Positano is active year-round. Find real-time information about ferry schedules, companies and fares, and book your tickets online on Ferryhopper.

Ferry schedules from Positano to Cetara

Positano Cetara Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:40 Last trip: 18:30 Average duration: 1h 32m Price range: 14.00 € - 15.00 €
Cetara Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:20 Last trip: 17:00 Average duration: 1h 20m Price range: 14.00 € - 15.00 €

Is there a ferry from Positano to Cetara?

Yes, you can travel from Positano to Cetara all year round, thanks to Grassi Junior’s and Travelmar's ferry connections. There are usually up to 8 connections every day, but the trips are sometimes indirect.

Useful info: you can book tickets for the Positano - Cetara ferry on Ferryhopper, but keep in mind that Travelmar’s routes only operate from April to the end of November and include a ferry change in Amalfi. Depending on the Positano - Cetara ferry schedule you choose, you will then need to take into account the next Amalfi - Cetara ferry.

What’s the ferry schedule from Positano to Cetara?

Usually, the earliest ferry leaves from Positano at 08:40 in the morning, arriving in Cetara shortly after 10:00. Until November, the last departure of the day is operated by Travelmar, with a 15:30 crossing, arriving in Amalfi around 16:00. Then, you will have to get off and take the next ferry from Amalfi to Cetara, which arrives at its destination at 17:00.

Important: keep in mind that if you book 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 around €14-€15 for a one-way ticket.


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Children up to 2-3 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 varies between 1 hr 25 min and 1 hr 40 min depending on the crossing and operator chosen.

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.
  • If you choose the Positano - Cetara route with a stopover and ferry change in Amalfi, make sure to wander a bit around town and explore its beautiful port area 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

Each ferry company traveling from Positano to Cetara has its own baggage allowance policy. More specifically:

  • 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.
  • On Grassi Junior ferries you can bring your luggage on board by paying an additional fee of €2.


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

Pet travel

You can safely travel with your little friend on all ferries to Cetara from Positano. Pet tickets for the Positano - Cetara route cost €5.

For more information on the documents and conditions required to travel with your pet, we recommend contacting the company you travel with.

Book ferry tickets from Positano to Cetara online

On Ferryhopper, you can book your ferry tickets to Cetara from Positano step-by-step! Find real-time information about all Positano - Cetara crossings on our Map of ferries and discover the beautiful Amalfi Coast.