Amalfi Coast Ferries
Ferries from Sorrento to Ischia are a great way to get from the mainland to the island when you are visiting the Amalfi Coast.
Services on this route are run by the ferry company Alicost (formerly Alilauro). Their ferries run from April to October or November (depending on the year), and depart from Sorrento’s Marina Piccola ferry port at the bottom of the hill.
Alicost operates one ferry from Sorrento to Ischia each day. It departs at 9:30. They also operate one ferry a day from Ischia to Sorrento. It departs at 17:25. The trip takes 50 minutes each way, so you can easily do a day trip from Sorrento to Ischia.
The Alicost ferry from Sorrento to Ischia costs 20.90 euros one-way or 39.80 euros round-trip. You can buy tickets online or at the Gescab ferry office at Sorrento’s Marina Piccola port. Ferry schedules and fares can change slightly with the seasons, so make sure to check updated information before you travel.
In the high season the ferry from Sorrento to Ischia can book up in advance, so it’s a good idea to buy your tickets ahead of time.