Where do I purchase bus tickets?
Bus tickets are sold at "tabaccherie" (cigarette shops), newspaper stands, and bars and caffés in all the towns along the Amalfi Coast. In Sorrento, there is a ticket booth at the Circumvesuviana station. Tickets CANNOT be purchased on board the bus.
How much does a ticket cost?
There are different types of tickets, prices of which vary according to the geographic area and duration of validity:
COSTIERASITA 24 hours: EUR 10 with unlimited rides on SITA SUD buses between: Agerola, Amalfi, Atrani, Cetara, Conca dei Marini, Furore, Maiori, Massa Lubrense, Meta di Sorrento, Minori, Positano, Piano di Sorrento, Praiano, Ravello, Salerno, Sant’Agnello, Scala, Sorrento, Tramonti, and Vietri sul Mare. You must validate your ticket on your first ride. Tickets are per person and cannot be used by other riders. You must fill in your name and date of birth in the spaces indicated on the ticket.
COSTIERASITA 24 hours: EUR 12 with unlimited rides on SITA SUD buses between the towns listed above and also valid for local buses running in the Comune di Positano via Mobility Amalfi Coast.
For routes to and from other towns and destinations in the region of Campania (Naples, Caserta, Benevento, and Avellino), travellers can use tickets issued by each single bus or transport company, or a combination ticket combining connections with more than one bus or transport company. Request detailed information and prices at the ticket office.
When you purchase your ticket, you can ask for information regarding which ticket is best suited to your travel plans.
Is there always seating on the bus?
Unfortunately, no. During the crowded summer months, the buses are often standing room only.
How will I know which stop to get off at?
The bus drivers announce the main stops; you can ask the driver to announce your stop when you board the bus.
Is there a bus route which runs along the entire length of the Amalfi Coast?
No, the two main routes are Sorrento - Positano - Amalfi and Amalfi - Salerno. So if you would like to ride ride between Positano and Salerno, you will need to change buses in Amalfi.
Is there an alternative public transportation to the bus?
There is no train route which runs along the Amalfi Coast, so the only public transportation by land is the bus. There are also ferry routes which run in the summer, stopping at Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Salerno. Ferry tickets are more expensive than bus tickets, but ferries are a very pleasant way to travel the coast.
Where should I sit on the bus to enjoy the view?
From Sorrento south to Positano and Amalfi, sit on the right side of the bus to look over the Mediterranean. When traveling north, sit on the left side.
Can I take my child's stroller or pram on the bus?
Strollers and prams cannot be transported open on the bus; you will need to fold it and store it in the luggage compartment before boarding.
Is there space for luggage on the bus?
Yes, all buses have an ample storage compartment.
Is there a direct bus route from Naples to Positano?
Unfortunately, no. You will need to take the Circumvesuviana train to Sorrento, and then catch the bus to Positano.
The best option for a stress free arrival: book a private transfer
Do buses run at night?
No, buses stop running at 10pm.