Many people visiting the Amalfi coast in Italy start their travel plans by trying to figure out how to get from Naples, the best airport for the Amalfi Coast, to the towns along the sea.

There is no direct way to get from Naples to the Amalfi Coast unless you hire a car at Naples airport or take a Naples airport taxi. If you don’t want to drive, the best way to get from Naples to the Amalfi Coast is to take a bus, train, or ferry.

Buses and Trains from Naples to the Amalfi Coast
First take a bus from Naples airport to the Naples city center or a bus from Naples airport to Sorrento. If you take a from Naples airport to the Naples city center, alight at Naples Centrale train station and take a train to Sorrento. Whether you take the train or bus to Sorrento, once you are in Sorrento you can change to a Sita bus (right outside the train and bus stations) to Positano, Amalfi, and other Amalfi Coast towns.

Ferries from Naples to the Amalfi Coast
The most scenic way to get from Naples to the Amalfi Coast is by ferry. First take a bus or taxi from Naples airport to the Naples city center, then make your way to the ferry terminal. Ferries from Naples to Capri, Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, and other cities along the Amalfi coast run throughout the summer months and offer great views of Mount Vesuvius.