Ferry from Sorrento to Amalfi

Beautiful View Of Amalfi On The Mediterranean Coast With Lemons In The Foreground

Explore colorful houses on cliffs, historic center and delicious cuisine. Book your ferry from Sorrento to Amalfi and be allured by the magic of Amalfi's coast!

Dive deeper into the magic of the Amalfi Coast! Sorrento's allure is undeniable, but the captivating town of Amalfi beckons with its colorful houses cascading down the cliffs. Imagine a scenic ferry ride along the turquoise waters, admiring hidden coves and dramatic rock formations. Explore Amalfi's historic center, a maze of charming alleyways and a magnificent cathedral. Enjoy fresh seafood delicacies while taking in the breathtaking views of the sea. Don't miss out on experiencing the full beauty of the Amalfi Coast.

Unleash your inner explorer and succumb to the siren song of Amalfi! This Amalfi Coast jewel features vibrant houses clinging to dramatic cliffs, whispering tales of a prosperous past. Imagine strolling through charming piazzas bathed in golden sunshine, or indulging in fresh seafood while admiring the sea views. Explore hidden coves accessible only by boat, or delve into Amalfi's historic heart, a captivating maze of alleyways leading to a magnificent cathedral. Amalfi provides a sensory feast, combining breathtaking beauty, rich history and unforgettable experiences.

Book your ferry from Sorrento to Amalfi today and embark on an unforgettable Italian adventure!

What is the ferry time from Sorrento to Amalfi?

The ferry boat from Sorrento to the stunning Amalfi Town, takes approx. 1 to 1.5 hour with a high-speed ferry. Please, have in mind that the duration of the journey is subject to change if the weather conditions are bad.

Distance between Sorrento and Amalfi

The distance between the two ports, in a straight line, is around 10 nautical miles (19 kilometers).

Step by step

The lovely town of Amalfi awaits, as does a magnificent boat journey along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast! Here's how to take a boat from Sorrento to Amalfi:

Before the trip

  1. Select your ferry company: Several ferry companies run the popular Sorrento - Amalfi route
  2. Book ferry tickets: Booking tickets in advance is suggested, especially during the high season (summer months) and on weekends. Timetables are frequent but sell out fast due to the route's popularity
  3. Prepare travel documents: To travel throughout Italy, you will normally need:
    1. A valid passport or ID card issued by an EU country is sufficient for travel between Sorrento and Amalfi

Travel day

  1. Transportation to Sorrento Port: Marina Piccola serves as the town's primary port. Depending on your location in Sorrento, you may need to take a cab, bus, or walk (downhill) to the harbor. Consider the time it will take to get at the port. Visit our Sorrento page for more details about transportation alternatives
  2. Ferry to Amalfi: Take the boat to Amalfi and see the stunning vistas of the Amalfi Coast. The journey time varies based on the ship type
    1. High-speed boat takes approx. 1 hour
    2. Traditional ferry: 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes
  3. Arrival at Amalfi: Disembark at Amalfi Port and follow the instructions, or ask port workers about continuing transit choices inside Amalfi. Buses and taxis are easily accessible. Scroll through our Amalfi page and find additional information about public transportation options

Additional tips

  • Luggage allowance: Each ferry operator has its own luggage allowance. To prevent extra luggage costs, study their policy before to your travel
  • Consider the time of day: If you are prone to seasickness, book a trip when the weather is calmer
  • Bring cash: While some businesses and restaurants accept credit cards, having cash on hand is advisable for minor purchases or providers
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