With its pastel-coloured houses clinging to the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast as they descend sharply to the rich, blue sea below, Positano is one of the iconic locations in this beautiful Italian region.
Tourist numbers, temperatures, hotel rates and flight prices to Positano rise steeply between July to September.
Due to this, the shoulder months of April, May, June and October are great times to visit. The weather is pleasant and there are fewer crowds – and you stand a much better chance of grabbing a low-priced Positano flight.
Between November and March, the weather can be colder and some rain can be expected – but you’ll have those dramatic cliffs pretty much to yourself.
Booking early always offers the best chance to find a bargain flight to Positano, but here are some other tricks to try.
If you don’t have fixed dates you can select ‘Show flexible dates’ when your flight results are returned. This allows you to look for the cheapest flights over a period of time.
You can also try looking for flights from ‘All London airports’ or check departures from ‘Nearby airports’ wherever you are departing from in the UK.
Your flight to Positano will usually arrive at Capodichino International Airport in Naples, which is the closest international airport.
Airlines that fly direct to Naples for Positano from the UK include:
Naples Capodichino International Airport is the closest point of arrival for Positano. Exploring the dramatic coastal roads and scenery that surround the town along the Amalfi Coast is easy, either by bus, taxi or by taking a ferry.
The delightful Amalfi Coast that surrounds Positano is packed with dramatic sea views, craggy cliffs and romantic towns and villages. Naples is the northernmost point of the region but its big city swank somewhat pales next to the more picturesque attractions of towns such as Praiano - often visited for its cliff-side caves – and Ravello – famed for its cultural scene and annual Wagner festival.
Why not hop on a ferry when you visit Positano? You can take a trip to explore the former home of the Roman Emperor Tiberius on the island of Capri. Today its winding streets are packed with boutiques and designer shops and its narrow pavements are often strolled by film stars or models.