From Rome and Naples airport, Naples train station and SalernoPublic transport arriving in Amalfi are the SITA bus (in detail: times of lines Amalfi - Maiori - Salerno and Amalfi - Positano - Sorrento) and, in the summertime, thanks to intensified transport links by sea, ferries and hydrofoils departing Salerno. Positano is the first country of the Coast that meeting coming from the north. After continuing to defy the curves you reach Praiano then Amalfi, Minori, Maiori, Cetara and finally Vietri sul Mare. The more comfortable and less stressful way to reach the coast is to book a private transfer from the airport be it Rome or Naples, leads directly to the hotel. Private transport service is convenient if you come from a long trip and if you are at least four people and luggage loads; otherwise we see what are the alternatives.
From Fiumicino you can take the Leonardo Express, the train that comes from Terminal leads to Stazione Termini. From Roma Termini you can catch trains to Naples Central Station and Salerno eg. l 'Eurostar Freccia Rossa (AV) which is the fastest and most comfortable option. In an hour you arrive at the Naples Piazza Garibaldi Station. The price is about 50 €. Alternatively there is the Intercity train connecting Rome and Naples in about two hours and cost about € 20; Finally there is the Regional train for only 10 € door in Naples in 4 hours and makes several stops along the way. From Tiburtina station and from there there is a bus 'Marozzi' (5 hours, 27 € approx) which stops in Sorrento, Positano, Praiano, Conca dei Marini, Amalfi. For Amalfi there is only one bus that leaves at 7:00 am and arrives at 12:00. Sorrento, on the other hand, you can choose between the 7:00 and the one at a more convenient time ie 15:00.
Capodichino international airport you can take bus 'Alibus' or taxi to the Central Bus Station or 'Curreri' (80m, € 10) that leads to Sorrento. From Naples Central Station there are various alternatives that differ according to the location of the coastal reach. If you must go to Amalfi, Minori, Maiori, Cetara, Vietri sul Mare, the train can reach Varco Immacolatella by taxi or train and from there part of a SITA bus (about 2 hours, 4 € the price of admission) that will bring to the destinations mentioned above. Alternatively you can choose a regional train leading to the station of Salerno or the Circumvesuviana, which is a train that in 70 minutes leads to Sorrento: the ticket price is 3.20 euro. From Sorrento, then, you must use the Sita bus mentioned above to reach Positano or Amalfi.
We said that, especially for those arriving from Naples, you can easily reach Sorrento enough. From the train is an express SITA bus to Positano and Amalfi, which takes 60-90 minutes depending on the finishing point (Positano, Praiano, Conca dei Marini, Amalfi) and costs between 3 and 5 € depending on the route. Alternatively part, also from Sorrento, a fast hydrofoil in 30 minutes and to 16 € price reach Positano. Another hydroplane, instead, in 50 minutes and the price of 17 € reaches Amalfi.
Many visitors book Taxi, limo service or rent a car just from the transfer from Naples to Positano, then they organize tours of the Amalfi coast or Pompeeii during their vacation in Positano. But many of them spend in Positano just 2 or 3 day becouse they must visit other city in Italy like Rome, Florence, Siena, Assisi etc. and sametime they not have time for to visit the best of this area (Pompeii and the Amalfi coat). Here the suggestions for to save money and time if the joint the follow tour itinerary when the get in Positano from Naples or when thy depart from Positano..on the map I show you 2 different drive.
In the both case they will have the opportunity of to visit Pompeii or Herculaneum( Pompeii A provincial seaside town, which was buried by one of the most disastrous volcanic eruptions of all time. Walking around the town takes you right back into the Roman period. You can visit private houses, shops, bakeries, snack bars, public baths, theatres and an amphitheatre. A walking tour can last from 2 hours to a full day, private authorizet guide is suggested (range 80 to 120 euro)but at desk there is the possibility of to rent audioguide for 3-4 Euro.Herculaneum Like Pompeii was destroyed by the same Vesuvius eruption in August 79 A.D. In the first century Herculaneum was a town of 5000 inhabitants, smaller and not so commercially important as Pompeii. Whereas Pompeii was covered by ash, Herculaneum was covered by a mudflow that formed a 60 ft- deep bank over the town. The mud has preserved wooden parts of buildings, and the visitor has a good idea of the intimacy of daily life in the homes. Herculaneum, being much smaller than Pompeii, can be visited easily in about 2 hours.
Keep going past Pompeii on the Motorway A3 you will find the exit of Angri turn left and after 2 km you will se the sign Costiera Amalfitana who mean "Amalfi coast" then drive on the Lattari Montains for to reach the first villages named Ravello( Ravello were you can walk arond the town and visit the The Cathedral, founded in 1086 by the first bishop of Ravello Orso Papirio, Villa Rufolo, built in the second half of XIII century, with two towers of Arab-Norman style and if you want spend more time the beautifull Villla Cimbrone on the left there is a courtyard, an artistic reproduction of San Francesco cloister. On the left there is the so-called “crypt”, that is a terrace on the sea). Next step will be Amalfi who 20 minutes drive away from Ravello(Amalfi is one of the historic Maritime Republics and the birthplace of Flavio Gioia who perfected the compass. In the town centre, the Cathedral dedicated to St. Andrew (9th century) is accessed by a wide flight of steps, its scenic façade is embellished with a 19th century mosaic in the tympanum). Then ready to drive to Positano, you will drive throgh the villages of Conca dei Marini, Furore and Praiano.
On the way from Naples to Positano, past Pompeii, we can haVe the opportunity of to see the the 2 Archeologic villas named Villa Arianna and Villa San Marco in the city of Castellamare di Stabia, before to reach the beatifill town of Sorrento who is situated on a plain above the sea, overlooking the Bay of Naples. In Sorento there are, many of tourist shops, relaxed cafés and restaurants where you can sit and watch the world go by. The tourist focal point is Piazza Tasso, where tables and chairs crowd the central square which is built over a gorge. You can waalk to Via San Cesareo for Limoncello Fatory, Lather shops, Souvenirs etc. Then you are ready to drive to Positano who you will reach in about 40 minutes, drive throgh the SS63 take a pitcures and admire of the isle of li Galli.