The high season for taking a flight to Sorrento is June to September but temperatures are high during this time and the town is buzzing with tourists. During these months the streets of Sorrento become alive, animated and busier than ever due to the full calendar of events that take place during the summer months. Spectacular events fill the magical city from 14th June until 30th September offering days and evenings of concerts, exhibitions, dance and gastronomy.
April to June and October are good times to consider when looking for great deals and cheap flights to Sorrento as there are several events, such as The Grape Festival, for locals and tourists to enjoy. Held on the hills of Priora in Sorrento, the event has now become an annual tradition for the autumn season in Sorrento and offers attendees the chance to try a variety of local dishes and delicacies accompanied by some of the best wines of the Sorrentine Peninsula. Alongside wine tasting are demonstrations of ancient methods of making wine, dance, food and theatrical plays. During this time the weather is also pleasant and there are fewer crowds, so it is a great time to find a cheap flight to Sorrento and the best deals on villas and hotels.
The off season is November to March when you will see few tourist crowds and airline ticket prices at their lowest, but the weather can be chilly and damp so it may not be the best time to book your airline tickets if you are looking for some sun.
Located on Italy’s Amalfi Coast and only a short distance from Naples, Sorrento is one of Italy’s most beautiful towns. Flights to Sorrento arrive via Naples and from there, the journey to Sorrento along the mountain roads of the coastline is filled with some of the most beautiful scenery. Sorrento is a picturesque town, with blooming gardens and plenty of outdoor cafes and restaurants. For the perfect moment, take a walk to Sorrento’s Museo Correale (the town’s famous museum) and watch the sunset from atop the hill. The city faces the west so the views are spectacular.
Flights to Sorrento, Italy from the United Kingdom range from about 2.5h-12h. The length of your flight will depend on the location of your departure city and the length and number of any layovers. If you’re flying out of London, you can expect a shorter flight thanks to its position in southern England and the fact that many direct flights to Sorrento are available daily, unlike a flight from as far north as Edinburgh, where location and lack of direct flights will make it a longer journey time.
If you’re departing from London, you can enjoy direct flights to Sorrento from both Gatwick and Stansted Airports via easyJet, Ryanair, or British Airways. Ryanair also provides direct flights to Sorrento from Exeter. If your city of departure is Manchester, you can book a direct flight from TUI Airways and Jet2. TUI Airways also services direct flight to Sorrento from Glasgow Airport. Should you book a flight with a stopover or two along the way, you can expect to stop at common layover cities like Dublin, Exeter, London, Toulouse, Amsterdam, and Venice.
When you travel to Sorrento from the UK, you’ll fly into Naples International Airport (NAP), known as Napoli-Capodichino Aeroporto to locals, about 52km north. To get to Sorrento city centre from Naples Airport, you have several options. You can take the C1N bus from the airport to Naples’ Piazza Garibaldi and then switch to the 1 train into Sorrento. This will take about one hour and cost about £5. Taxi and Uber are other options and will take you to Sorrento in under an hour. A taxi will cost about £48-£60, while an Uber will be less, though the exact amount is not known. You can also book a seat on a shuttle for about £9, with a journey time of about 1h,15m, although it won’t be a door-to-door service and walking to your precise destination may be required.
Sorrento is a popular seaside town overlooking Naples Bay in southern Italy. Take a trip down the southern side of the Sorrentine Peninsula to experience the breathtaking Amalfi Coast, with vistas of gorgeous cliffs, azure waters, and countryside dotted with olive and lemon trees. At Marina Grande, you can dine on tasty seafood pasta dishes at local restaurants while gazing at the water, boats, and pastel shops and homes. Piazza Tasso near Old Town is the perfect spot for people watching and authentic cappuccinos. You can also take day trips to the nearby island of Capri by boat, or by land visit Mount Vesuvius and the ruins of Pompeii, a short drive from Sorrento.
British citizens need a valid passport to visit Sorrento, Italy, although a visa is not required.
When taking a flight to Sorrento, you will need to fly to Naples International Airport (NAP), which is the airport closest to the town and an easy drive down the coast to Sorrento.