Positano is a favorite vacation place for some tourists and definitely a “bucket list” place for others. It is a small town on Amalfi Coast, so many wonder how to get there. The easiest way for foreign travelers to come to Italy is by plane. Therefore, it is not unusual to hear a question: “what is the closest airport to Positano Italy?” First of all, you should keep in mind that Positano nor Amalfi Coast does not have airports.
Still, there are several bigger cities that are not so far from Positano where you can find airports with domestic and international flights. The cities with airports in Positano’s surroundings are Naples, Salerno, and Rome.
What is the closest airport to Positano Italy?
The closest airport to Positano is the international airport of Naples, also known as Capodichino airport. It is the biggest airport in Southern Italy and welcomes the departures and arrivals of both domestic and international flights. This airport is located around 60 kilometers away from Positano and only 7 kilometers from the Naples center.
The Naples airport has recently been modernized, enlarged, and made even more comfortable. It offers even VIP lounges, meeting and conference rooms, and there is also a large space reserved for shopping. On the first floor, there is an equipped commercial gallery, where you can, among other things, buy typical local products of the Campania region.
How to get from Naples airport to Positano
The cheapest way is to take a shuttle service from Naples airport to Naples train station, then get a train from Naples to Sorrento (check the timetable here), and finally get a bus from Sorrento to Positano (check the timetable here). The easiest way, but more expensive, is to get a private shuttle service from Naples airport to Positano (here is the most popular shuttle service). Even though you will have to make some effort to come to Positano, this little jewel is worth all the trouble.
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