How to get around Sorrento Coast
Sorrento Coast Transport
Sorrento Coast is easly reached thanks to its proximity to the city of Naples (airport - train station) and thanks to highways that quickly connect to the rest of Italy.
There is metro/railway service (circumvesuviana) from Naples to Sorrento center or Bus service from airport, or ferry or private rental car.
Public busses, named SITA or UNICO COSTIERA, are cheap and fairly efficient.
The main bus terminal is Sorrento, where all the buses arrive and depart from here, connecting with Massa Lubrense, Sant'Agata and Amalfi coast: Positano, Amalfi, Ravello ect... Other small buses provide transport within the towns.
VERY IMPORTNT - you need to purchase the ticket before getting on the bus (in some bars, tabacchi shops etc...) and clipped into the machine next to the driver as you boarding, otherwise you will be fined. Also make a clear signal that you want to catch the bus as they do not always automatically stop at all the stops. When checking the timetable, you should be aware of the days on which busses runs: Feriale means working days Monday to Saturdays, Festivo means Sunday and public holidays.
Unico Costiera is the new ticket for tourists that allows to travel all around the Amalfi and Sorrento Coasts. The 24 Hours / 3 Days tickets are valid for unlimited number of trips on SITA Buses in the following villages: Amalfi, Atrani, Agerola, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Massa Lubrense, Minori, Positano, Praiano, Ravello, Salerno, Scala, Sorrento, Sant'Agata.
UNICO COSTIERA Tickets available:
- Hourly 45 minutes 2,40 Euros
- Hourly 90 minutes 3,60 Euros
- 24 Hours 7,20 Euros
- 3 Days 18,00 Euros
- Moreover, in Sorrento is valid a one way ticket (1,00 euro) to travel from Port to Tasso Square or vice versa with Eavbus service.
Ferries and Hydrofoils operate daily (summer seasons only) a long the Amalfi and Sorrento Coast connecting the villages of Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento, Salerno, Naples, Capri Island and Ischia Island. The tickets can be purchased at the ticket box office situated in the main port of Sorrento.
CAREMAR: Sorrento - Capri
The closest train station to the Sorrento Coast is Naples, connecting to all major italian cities like Rome, Florence, Milan, Palermo ect.
The official site for italian trains timetable, rates and booking on line is Ferrovie dello Stato.