Salerno to Positano Ferry

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Traveling from Salerno to Positano is easy, thanks to frequent 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

Salerno Positano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:50 Last trip: 18:25 Average duration: 1h 11m Price range: 13.00 € - 21.50 €
Positano Salerno Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 08:40 Last trip: 19:40 Average duration: 1h 10m Price range: 13.00 € - 21.50 €

How to get from Salerno to Positano by ferry?

You can travel from Salerno to Positano by ferry all year round. There are up to 18 crossings per day in the high season, and the route is usually serviced by 6 ferry companies: Alicost, NLG, Travelmar, Grassi Junior, Positano Jet, and Coast Lines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Salerno to Positano?

The first ferry to Positano usually departs at 07:50 and arrives at the port around 08:45. The last ferry departure is scheduled for 18:25 and usually arrives in Positano at 19:15.

Please note that ferry schedules are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Salerno - Positano connection on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Salerno to Positano?

Tickets for the ferry from Salerno to Positano start at about €13. The final ticket price depends on the company, available discounts and offers, and seat type.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the Salerno to Positano ferry. Find the lowest prices and best offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Salerno to Positano with lower-cost ferry tickets. Ferry companies offer discounts for the following passenger categories:

  • Children (up to 10-12 years old)
  • Senior travelers (60+ years old)
  • Residents

Note: infants and toddlers up to 1-3 years (depending on the company) normally travel for free. Bear in mind that discounts may vary from one operator to another.

Ferry route info

How long is the ferry ride from Salerno to Positano?

The duration of the Salerno - Positano ferry trip ranges from around 50 min to 1 hr 45 min, depending on the company and the type of vessel 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 also operated by fast ferries. The fastest ferry to Positano makes the trip in 50 min.

What’s the distance between Salerno and Positano?

The distance between Salerno and Positano is approximately 15 nautical miles (about 27 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Salerno - Positano ferry: useful tips for your trip

Before you board the ferry from Salerno to Positano, have a look at some important tips for your ferry ride:

  • If you wish to travel in July or August, we recommend that you arrive at the port of Salerno at least 1 hr in advance to avoid delays. This also applies to ferry trips during the weekends.
  • In case of bad weather conditions, ferry services can be suspended. We, therefore, suggest you contact the ferry company you are traveling with before the trip.
  • Take a look at our Positano travel guide and discover the beautiful town of the Amalfi Coast with Ferryhopper.
  • From Positano, you can continue your adventure and explore the islands in the Gulf of Naples. Take a look at the Positano - Ischia and Positano - Capri ferry routes.
  • If you decide to take a day trip to Positano, the latest ferry from Positano to Salerno departs at 19:40, so you’ll have plenty of time to explore the beauty of Positano.

Where to take the ferry from Salerno to Positano

Normally, ferries from Salerno to Positano depart from Molo Manfredi and Molo Masuccio (Piazza della Concordia) in the port of Salerno. The two piers are 20 min apart on foot. We always recommend that you check with the ferry operator about departure gates, as they may change.

Tip: in Molo Manfredi, you can visit the famous seashell-shaped maritime station, designed by Zaha Hadid.

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. Note that you can make use of the paid parking lots close to the port of Salerno. 

Ferry Luggage

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 50x30x15 cm and a weight up to 5 kg free of charge. For heavier and/or larger luggage, there is €3.33 fee.
  • With Positano Jet, you can bring on board one piece of luggage with a maximum size of 55x40x20 cm, by paying an additional fee of €3. 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 free of charge. For heavier and/or larger luggage, there is €2 fee.
  • On Grassi Junior ferries, you can bring your luggage on board by paying an additional fee of €2.
  • On Alicost ferries, you can carry up to 9 kg of luggage, with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm.
  • The company Caronte & Tourist allows each passenger to bring along 1 carry-on luggage that does not exceed 20 kg. Children paying half-price fares are entitled to half the allowance (10 kg). 


Given the short duration of the Salerno to Positano ferry trip, there are no cabins available on the vessels. However, onboard seats are included in the ticket price. 

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Positano from Salerno. To be allowed on board, all pets should hold a ticket. Smaller animals must be kept in special carriers, while large-sized animals must be equipped with a muzzle and a leash.

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

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