Circumvesuviana Train
The Circumvesuviana

Trains from Naples to Sorrento are a great way to get to the Amalfi Coast when you are visiting Italy.

The rail service on this route is called the Circumvesuviana. It departs regularly from the underground platform in Naples Centrale train station in Piazza Garibaldi. It arrives at Sorrento train station, which is right on the edge of the city center.

Circumvesuviana trains leave Naples Centrale train station for Sorrento train station every 30 minutes at peak times.

The stated travel time on this route is 1 hour and 6 minutes, but delays can occur. If you have onward connections in Sorrento, be sure to leave yourself some extra time.

The cost of a one-way train ticket to Sorrento is 4.00 for second class. There is no first class option on this train route. Cheap day return tickets are also available if you plan to take a day trip from Naples to Sorrento.

When you travel, beware of pickpockets on the train. The Circumvesuviana is well known for being a favorite haunt of pickpockets, so watch your belongings carefully.

If you don’t want to take a train from Naples to Sorrento, you can take a taxi, bus, ferry, or rental car.