Sorrento & Amalfi Coast from Naples by Tour or Independently

Make the right decision for you on a day trip to Sorrento from Naples



If you’re staying in Naples, or docked there on a cruise ship, the Amalfi Coast is little more than an hour’s drive away, making it the perfect day tour.

You can also travel independently direct to Sorrento either by hydrofoil or train.

Sorrento itself is the major resort town in terms of numbers of hotels and visitors and is a popular resort destination in itself for Europeans. Many will be staying one or two weeks and seldom leave the resort.

On a day visit to Sorrento there are no mega blockbuster attractions its a pleasant town which despite the number of European visitors retains its Italian feel. Its ideal for a low key day in between hardcore sightseeing. The town centre is a maze of alleyways to be explored and the waterfront (a steep hill below) has its quaint spots with fish restaurants and a laid back feel. There are hop on, hop off sightseeing buses around the town and peninsular.

On a day tour you can see much more, Sorrento is just a stop of a couple of hours in between visiting Pompeii or the Amalfi Coast. On the other (southern) side of the peninsular that Sorrento stands on, is Amalfi and Positano, a much more dramatic coast where villages cling onto an almost vertical cliff face. The road along the coast is truly memorable and a highlight of any trip to the area. There is a bus service between Sorrento and Amalfi via Positano and is rightly very popular. Every bus leaving Sorrento Bus Station (in front of the train station) seems to crammed full, with many passengers standing.

Circumvesuviana Trains Linking Naples, Pompeii and Sorrento

Cheap and very frequent trains run between Naples and Sorrento (which is the terminus). Trains are always very crowded and you may well have to stand for a good part of the journey. Pompeii is half way between Naples and Sorrento so you could include Pompeii in your day trip to Sorrento.

Circumvesuviana Train Service - Full Details

Hydrofoil Services Linking Naples and Sorrento

A faster link between Naples and Sorrento than the train are the Hydrofoil services direct across the Bay of Naples. Faster and more comfortable than the train but less frequent and much more expensive. In Naples the main ferry port is at Mollo Beverello in the city centre, next to the cruise terminal.

Naples Ferry Port Ferry Service Details - Full Details

Day Tours from Naples To Sorrento & Amalfi Coast from Naples

If you want to do more than just chill out, people watch and take in the atmosphere of Sorrento then a tour is going to be able to accomplish much more in a day than striking out independently.

As such tour options to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast are geared around either a visit to Pompeii on the way or taking in the delights of touring the dramatic coastline and villages around Amalfi and Positano.

Pompeii & Sorrento from Naples
Pompeii & Amalfi from Naples
Private AmalfiCoast from Naples
Popular Tours From Naples

Including Pompeii

Morning Half Day Tour To Pompeii    €58.00

Includes admission and 2 hr walking tour

Pompeii & Mount Vesuvius Tour    €90.00

Includes lunch, walking tours and admissions

Pompeii & Herculaneum Tour    €90.00

Includes lunch and visit to coral factory

Pompeii & Sorrento Tour    €85.00

Includes lunch, walking tours and admissions

Pompeii & Amalfi Tour    €85.00

Includes lunch

Pompeii Independently

Return Train Tickets From Naples + Pompeii Admission    €27.20

Not Including Pompeii

Half Day Afternoon Tour To Mount Vesuvius    €60.00

Includes admission

Capri Day Tour With Lunch    €115.37

Hydrofoil, island plus lunch

Capri Day Tour With Boat Trip To Blue Grottol    €150.00

Hydrofoil, island tour plus boat trip

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