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Sorrento

Getting there & away

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Land

Bus

Curreri (081 801 54 20; www.curreriviaggi.it) runs six daily services to Sorrento from Naples’ Capodichino airport, departing from outside the Arrivals hall and arriving in Piazza Angelina Lauro. Buy tickets (€7) for the 75-minute journey on the bus.

SITA (199 73 07 49; www.sita-on-line.it in Italian) buses serve Naples (€3.20, one hour 20 minutes), the Amalfi Coast and Sant’Agata sui due Golfi, leaving from outside the Circumvesuviana train station. Buy tickets at the station bar or from shops bearing the blue SITA sign. At least 12 buses a day run between Sorrento and Amalfi (€2.40, 1½ hours), looping around Positano (€1.30, 40 minutes). Change at Amalfi for Ravello.

Marozzi (080 579 01 11; www.marozzivt.it) operates two weekday buses to/from Rome’s Stazione Tiburtina (€16.50).

Train

Circumvesuviana (081 772 24 44; www.vesuviana.it) trains run every half-hour between Sorrento and Naples (€3.20), via Pompeii and Ercolano (€1.80 to each).

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Boat

Sorrento is the main jumping-off point for the island of Capri, and ferries and hydrofoils run year-round; in summer every hour, in winter less frequently. In summer LMP (081 807 18 12; www.consorziolmp.it in Italian) runs up to 20 hydrofoils daily (€12.50, 20 minutes), while Caremar (081 807 30 77; www.caremar.it in Italian) has four daily fast ferries (€8.80, 25 minutes). Alilauro (081 878 14 30; www.alilauro.it) and LMP run up to 15 daily hydrofoils to Naples (€9.50, 35 minutes).

All ferries and hydrofoils depart from the port at Marina Piccola, where you buy your tickets.

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