Buses from Sorrento to Amalfi are a good way to get between the two coastal towns when you are visiting Italy.
Services depart from the Sorrento bus stop, which is located next to the wall down the steps from the Sorrento Circumvesuviana train station.
Buses from Sorrento to Amalfi are run by the company SITA. SITA buses are large, comfortable, and air conditioned.
Buses leave around every 30 minutes on weekdays, and less frequently on weekends and holidays. Timetables are available at the train station. SITA bus schedules vary by the season, so make sure to check before you travel.
In the high season seats get taken quickly, so make sure to arrive early to get in line if you don’t want to stand on the bus. If you suffer from motion sickness, make sure to get a seat at the front of the bus, as the roads are winding and drivers take the turns at high speed.
The bus journey from Sorrento to Amalfi takes 90 minutes on average. The ride can be shorter or longer depending on traffic.
You can buy tickets at the magazine shop at the Sorrento train station. Fares on the Amalfi Coast are based on time, and tickets cost 2.40 euros for 45 minutes and 3.60 euros for 90 minutes.
If you plan to stay longer or travel frequently, you can get a 24-hour pass for 7.20 euros or a 3-day pass for 18.00 euros, both of which allow you to ride all SITA buses in the region as well as the Circumvesuviana train, which travels to Naples. Whatever ticket you buy, you must stamp it when you board the bus from Sorrento to Amalfi.