Napoli to Lipari Ferry

The Napoli Lipari ferry route connects Italy with Aeolian Islands and is currently operated by 3 ferry companies. SNAV operate their crossing up to 10 times per week, Alilauro 10 times per week & the Siremar service is available up to 3 times per week.

There are a combined 23 sailings available per week on the Napoli Lipari crossing between Italy and Aeolian Islands and with 3 ferry companies on offer it is advisable to compare all to make sure you get the best fare at the time that you want to travel.

Route and port details

Napoli - Lipari Ferry Operators

  • SNAV
    • 10 Sailings Weekly 6 hr 30 min
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  • Alilauro
    • 10 Sailings Weekly 6 hr 30 min
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  • Siremar
    • 3 Sailings Weekly 13 hr 40 min
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Average Napoli Lipari Prices

Prices shown represent the average one way price paid by our customers. The most common booking on the Napoli Lipari route is a car and 1 passenger.

Napoli Lipari Ferry reviews

  • "AMAZING TRIP"

    It was a trip from Napoli to Lipari, short and comfortable, the company was unique and fantastic, I am not talking about the staff that it was ok anyway, but I am talking about the DOLPHINS that accompanied for a long time of the crossing.

    'Marina' travelled Napoli Lipari with SNAV

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  • "Fast trip but no comfort"

    I travelled from Naples to Aeolian Islands. The fast ferry was on time and respected the schedule. The staff has been helpful and the bar was ok. However, the vessel itself was small and old (superjumbo hydrofoil 1981), the seats weren't very comfortable. it was not possible to go outside, the windows were a bit broken and we couldn't enjoy the view. I was wondering what he could have happened in rough waters. I don't think is acceptable to do a 6/7 hours crossing with this hydrofoil. The company should use a modern vessel, more comfortable and safe.

    'Renato' travelled Napoli Lipari with SNAV

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  • "Perfect journey"

    Everything went well, really nice and helpful staff on board, comfortable seats, punctual. An excellent company to travel with.

    'Simone' travelled Napoli Lipari with SNAV

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  • ""

    Excellent organization, great idea leave the luggages at the check in with the destination label. We were able to go around Mergellina and have a pizza before boarding!!! Staff competent and kind.

    'Valter' travelled Napoli Lipari with SNAV

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Napoli Guide

The Italian city of Naples, or Napoli as it is also called, is located in the Campania region of the country and lies on the Gulf of Naples, on southern Italy's west coast. The city is located in an enviable position between two volcanic areas, Mount Vesuvius and the Campi Flegrei. The Roman ruins of Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis and Stabiae, which were destroyed the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, are located close to the city as is the city of Sorrento and the beautiful Amalfi Coast. Also located close to Naples are the former parts of the Roman naval facility of Portus Julius, namely the port towns of Pozzuoli and Baia which are both to the north of Naples. The city is adorned with medieval, Baroque and Renaissance churches, castles and palaces and has long been an important centre for the arts and architecture. In the 18th century, Naples went through a period of neoclassicism, following the discovery of the remarkably intact Roman ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii.

The port of Naples is home to several ferry, hydrofoil and SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) catamaran services, linking numerous locations in both the Neapolitan province, including Capri, Ischia and Sorrento, and the Salernitan province, including Salerno, Positano and Amalfi. Ferry services also operate to Sicily, Sardinia, Ponza and the Aeolian Islands.

Lipari Guide

Lipari is an Italian island and the largest of the Aeolian Islands, which is a volcanic archipelago located off the coast of Sicily. The island's largest town is also called Lipari, which is also the largest town in the archipelago, and is full of life with its harbour, historic castle-citadel and charming streets just waiting to be explored. Just like the other islands in the archipelago, Lipari has volcanic origins although the last eruption that occurred on the island was around 1,400 years ago, although there are some thermal springs and fumaroles on the island. Because of the fast ferry connections to and from Sicily and to the other Aeolian Islands, it is a great base from which to explore the other islands in the archipelago.

Lipari town is a great place to wander around and has some fine town houses to see that sit alongside more humble houses that tend to have balconies with full of flowers, washing and onions and peppers! There are Greek tombs located in parkland but the most impressive site in the town is the castle which is located on a headland and is the heart of the town that was once located on the site.