Getting from Sorrento to the Amalfi Coast by traghetto (ferry) or aliscafo (hydrofoil)
The most refined, breezy way to get to the Amalfi Coast is by boat.
Fast ferries (35–60 min.)
Schedules change seasonally and can be altered due to weather—so always check directly with them for current departure times—but in general each company has one to three departures daily (same with returns).
There are two companies running ferries along the coast from Sorrento
- Alicost.it — The ticket cost is €15 ($18) from Sorrento to Positano, €20.80 ($25) from Sorrento to Amalfi.
- Alilauro.it, — The ticket cost is €19.80 ($24) from Sorrento to Positano, €20.80 ($25) from Sorrento to Amalfi.
Slow ferries (50–80 min)
- Coopsantandrea.com, tel. +39-089-873-190
The Sorrento ferry docks
Amalfi Coast cruises and multi-day sailing trips
There are also multi-day cruises and sailing trips of the Amalfi coast. These leave from the Naples Bay island of Procida or from the town of Amalfi). » more