rome to positano day trip

The Best Rome To Positano Day Trip 2024

$ 257
1 day
Small group
Live tour guide

About Rome To Positano Day Trip

Escape the capital for a day and treat yourself to the coastal paradise of the Amalfi Coast. Let a professional guide take your small group on a high-speed train and then on a ferry ride to both Amalfi and Positano. Wander through these picturesque towns and gain an insight into their history and culture.


Rome To Positano Day Trip

Join us on a day trip from Rome to the most renowned towns of the famous Amalfi Coast! Meet your guide at Roma Termini and enjoy a scenic ride on a high-speed train that will take you down to Salerno in the most time-efficient way possible. Transfer to a ferry, which will transport you to the beautiful town of Amalfi.

The moment you arrive in Amalfi, you'll be greeted by the refreshing scent of fresh lemons. Take in the coastal ambiance while strolling through the Piazza del Duomo, a lively square adorned with magnificent stairs that lead to the Amalfi Cathedral. You will have some free time to explore the town and wander through its narrow streets to discover shops and cafes offering local products. Don't miss the chance to taste the local Limoncello and consider a visit to the Museo della Carta. Amalfi's paper production dates to the Middle Ages, and in the Paper Museum, you can witness the old paper mill used for traditional paper-making.

After you explore Amalfi, take a ferry to Positano, where the colorful houses perched on dramatic cliffs welcome you. Positano, renowned as one of the Amalfi Coast's most iconic towns, boasts several charms, including the dominating dome of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta. You can discover many locally crafted goods while wandering through the cobblestone streets filled with artisan shops. Take a stroll along the seaside promenade, where you can indulge in the flavorful local dishes of many restaurants and cafes dotting the path. After an unforgettable exploration, bid farewell to the coastal wonders, carrying cherished memories back to Rome with you.

  • Roundtrip high-speed train tickets from Rome to Salerno
  • Ferryboat tickets
  • Live tour guide
  • Free time in Amalfi
  • Free time in Positano
X not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance tickets
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
  • Spanish
X not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
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Meeting Point

Start your day trip in front of Caffe Trombetta, located at Via Marsala 50, Roma.

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It's time to experience seaside bliss!

Small group

Enjoy a personalized and intimate experience in a group of up to 15 participants.

Convenient transfer

Admire the scenic beauty of the region while traveling on a high-speed train and a ferry boat.

Professional guide

An expert guide will share fascinating stories about the region, providing an insight into the history and culture of the Amalfi Coast.

Amalfi & Positano

With free time in both Amalfi and Positano, you will have a chance to take in the beauty and atmosphere of these picturesque coastal towns.

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FAQ - Rome To Positano Day Trip

Can I do a day trip to Positano from Rome?

Yes, going on a day trip from Rome to Positano is possible. Even though it's quite a distance, with a 3-4 hour ride by car or train, a colorful Positano makes it a perfect spot for day trips. Plan to leave Rome early and make an itinerary in advance to ensure you've maximized your time in Positano. Additionally, consider going on an organized day trip, with all the logistics taken care of and a professional guide leading you through one of the most famous coasts of Italy.

How do people get from Rome to Positano?

There are several ways to travel from Rome to the Amalfi Coast and Positano. The fastest way is to take a train from Rome to Naples. A high-speed train will take 1-2 hours to take you there, and then you need to transfer to a Circumvesuviana train to Sorrento. There, catch a SITA bus that will transport you along the Amalfi Coast to Positano. During warmer months, consider traveling by ferry from Naples or Sorrento. Moreover, you can rent a car or hire a private transfer, but keep in mind that that can be a bit pricey. In comparison, there are day trips organized from Rome to Positano that include enough free time to wander around, as well as guided tours that give you insight into the history and culture of the region. Consider your time and organizational skills in advance, and make plans accordingly.

What to do in Positano?

Depending on how long you're staying in Positano, you can fill your time there with various activities or relaxing experiences. Join the Walking Tour Positano Italy, and discover lesser-known gems of the city with a local guide. Savor local cuisine in many restaurants and seaside cafes, or join a Cooking Class Positano to get hands-on experience while learning how to make traditional styles of pasta and the iconic tiramisu. Relax on the beach and explore the narrow streets filled with artisan shops selling traditional products. Hop aboard the Blue Grotto Tour From Positano and explore hidden bays and sea caves along the picturesque coast, rewarding you with a unique and tranquil experience. If boats are not your thing, ride a vintage Vespa along the winding streets of the coast with a Vespa Tour Amalfi Coast, where an expert guide will take you from one stunning coastal town of Amalfi Coast to another. Additionally, you can treat yourself with a trip to the past. Visit the well-preserved ruins with the Positano To Pompeii Tour and gain a deeper appreciation of this ancient civilization and their everyday life in the past.
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Follow your professional guide and learn the historical essence of the Amalfi Coast!

Good to know before you go

  • At the meeting point, look for the staff wearing pink and black uniforms, holding the pink "I Love Rome" sign.
  • The Rome to Positano day trip is organized in a small group setting, with up to 15 participants per group.
  • The tour itinerary is subject to change in case of logistical and operational reasons.
  • Remember to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothes.
  • Please keep in mind that pets, large bags, or luggage are not allowed on the tour.
  • For a full refund, please cancel your Rome to Positano day trip up to 24 hours in advance.
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Travel to where cliffs meet the sea & appreciate the unmatched coastal allure!

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Easy five-star tour!

Anto's guidance was flawless, providing a smooth Rome to Positano trip. Stunning views by boat, seamless organization, and excellent recommendations. Worth every penny!


A fantastic day!

Graziella's expertise made our Amalfi Coast journey exceptional, and the views were breathtaking. We loved the stops at Palazzo Murat and CB Positano. Highly recommend this tour!


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