Sorrento is connected to most other destinations in the region by the Circumvesuviana railway (tel. 800-053939; www.vesuviana.it), and the ride takes about 50 minutes from Naples. SITA (tel. 089 405145; www.sitabus.it) offers frequent bus service to Sorrento from Naples, Amalfi, Positano, and Salerno. Curreri Viaggi (tel. 081-8015420; www.curreriviaggi.it) maintains routes from Naples's Capodichino Airport, as well as from Rome and Naples, with stops in Castellammare di Stabia, Vico Equense, Meta, Piano di Sorrento, and Sant'Agnello. The ride to Sorrento from Naples takes about 1 hour and costs 10€; from Rome it is about 3 1/2 hours and costs 16€. Marozzi (tel. 080-5790111; www.marozzivt.it) has daily connections from Rome to Sorrento with stops in Naples, Pompeii, Castellammare di Stabia, and Vico Equense.

In summer, ferries and hydrofoils are a pleasant way to travel. LMP-Linee Marittime Partenopee (tel. 081-5513236; www.consorziolmp.it), NLG-Navigazione Libera del Golfo (tel. 081-8071812; www.navlib.it), and Linee Lauro (tel. 081-4972222; www.alilauro.it) make daily runs to and from Naples, Ischia, and Capri. Caremar (tel. 199-116655; www.caremar.it) also serves Capri; and Volaviamare (tel. 081-4972291; www.volaviamare.it) makes runs from Amalfi and Positano. Metrò del Mare, at the Marina Piccola downtown (tel. 199-600700; www.metrodelmare.net), is a summer-only commuter ferry serving the whole coast between Salerno and Bacoli.

Taxis offer a flat rate of 100€ to Sorrento from Naples, and car service can be arranged in advance with 2golfi, Via Deserto 30/e, 80064 Sant'Agata sui due Golfi (tel. 339-8307748 or 339-3494479; www.duegolficarservice.it). Curreri Viaggi offers a shuttle service (120€ for four passengers).

By car, take the exit for CASTELLAMMARE DI STABIA off autostrada A3, and then follow signs for VICO EQUENSE, META DI SORRENTO, and SORRENTO; these will lead you to route SS 145, the Sorrento peninsula's coastal road.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.