Alicudi
Vulcano
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Alicudi Vulcano Ferry

There are usually 3 daily sailings and up to 21 weekly between Alicudi and Vulcano. 2 operators sail this route Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Alicudi Vulcano ferries.

Alicudi Vulcano Ferry Times

The earliest Alicudi Vulcano ferry sailings typically depart Alicudi at around 06:20. The average sailing time is approximately 2h 9m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 1h 45m.

Alicudi Vulcano Ferry Prices

Alicudi Vulcano ferry prices typically range between £15* and £76*. The average price is typically £37*. The cheapest Alicudi Vulcano ferry prices start from £16*. The average price for a foot passenger is £37*. The average price for a car is £256*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers vehicle type route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days last updated 05 July, 2023.

How far is it from Alicudi to Vulcano?

The distance between Alicudi to Vulcano is approximately 42.3 miles (68.0km) or 36.7 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Alicudi Vulcano ferry?

No, ferry operators currently allow cars to travel onboard between Alicudi and Vulcano

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Alicudi to Vulcano?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries, Siremar between Alicudi and Vulcano.

Alicudi Vulcano Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries - 19 weekly sailings, 2 daily sailings
  • Siremar - 4 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Alicudi - Vulcano Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 2
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar
Average Price £51*
Average Daily Sailings 3
Average Weekly Sailings 21
Average Sailing Duration 2h 10m
Fastest Sailing Duration 1h 45m
First Ferry 06:20
Last Ferry 18:00
Distance 36 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Alicudi to Vulcano?

    The ferry crossing time from Alicudi to Vulcano is approximately 2h 45m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Alicudi to Vulcano?

    There are 2 popular ferry operators for Alicudi to Vulcano. These are
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
    • Siremar
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Alicudi to Vulcano?

    Book ferries from Alicudi to Vulcano through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Alicudi to Vulcano?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Alicudi to Vulcano with
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
    • Siremar
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Alicudi to Vulcano?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Alicudi to Vulcano with
    • Siremar
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Alicudi to Vulcano?

    Yes, pets are permitted onboard the ferry. You may need a pet passport. Please read the ferry operators pet guidelines. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with
    • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

Alicudi Guide

Forming one of the 8 islands that make up the Aeolian archipelago, the island of Alicudi is the westernmost Aeolian islands, which is a volcanic chain of islands to the north of Sicily. There are around 120 inhabitants on the island which is around 40 km to the west of Lipari, with a land mass of around 5 sq. km. Most of the island's inhabitants live off fishing, with some involved in the small amount of agriculture that takes place on the island. Visitors should note that there are not many facilities on the island which has one restaurant serving whatever fish has been caught or what supplies the ferry brings.

The island is accessible by conventional ferry or hydrofoil from Palermo, Messina, Reggio Calabria and Napoli. The primary port of departure for the Aeolian Islands, and hence also for Alicudi, is the town of Milazzo in Sicily. Ferry services generally operate all year round but are weather dependent. Alicudi is the farthest Aeolian Island from Milazzo and therefore the crossing takes around 3 hours by hydrofoil, with stops at the islands of Vulcano, Lipari, Salina and Filicudi.


Vulcano Guide

The small Italian island of Vulcano lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and is roughly 25 km off the coast of the island of Sicily. It is the southernmost of the eight islands that make up the Aeolian group of islands. The island has a number of volcanic centres, including one of four active, non-submarine, volcanoes in Italy. The most recent volcanic activity on the island was at the Gran Cratere at the top of the Fossa Cone, with the cone having grown in the Lentia Caldera in the middle of the island, and has had around 9 major eruptions in the last 6,000 years. However, since the eruption of the Fossa Cone between 1888 and 1890, which deposited around 5 meters of material on the summit, the island has been quiet. For the brave, visitors are able to walk to the crater of a volcano where you can observe smoke coming out of the ground! Apart from the volcanos the island is popular with tourists because of its hot springs which are only a short walk from the island's harbour.


Alicudi to Vulcano Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 19/02/2024 and 25/02/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 06:20 08:20 2 hours Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 10:00 11:45 1 hour 45 minutes Everyday
Siremar 13:30 17:25 3 hours 55 minutes Thu, Fri, Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 16:25 18:20 1 hour 55 minutes Everyday
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