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Palermo Genoa Ferry

There are approximately 6 weekly sailings between Palermo to Genoa. This ferry route is operated by Grandi Navi Veloci. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Palermo Genoa ferries.

Palermo Genoa Ferry Times

Palermo Genoa ferry sailings typically depart from Palermo at around 19:00. The average sailing time is approximately 20h 41m.

Palermo Genoa Ferry Prices

Palermo Genoa ferry prices typically range between £130* and £618*. The average price is typically £347*. The cheapest Palermo Genoa ferry prices start from £49*. The average price for a foot passenger is £199*. The average price for a car is £380*.

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 Palermo to Genoa?

The distance between Palermo to Genoa is approximately 525.1 miles (845.1km) or 456.3 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Palermo Genoa ferry?

Yes, Grandi Navi Veloci allow cars on board for ferries between Palermo and Genoa. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Palermo and Genoa.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Palermo to Genoa?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Grandi Navi Veloci between Palermo and Genoa.

Palermo Genoa Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Grandi Navi Veloci - 6 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Palermo - Genoa Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Grandi Navi Veloci
Average Price £360*
Average Weekly Sailings 6
Average Sailing Duration 20h 43m
Fastest Sailing Duration 20h 30m
First Ferry 19:00
Last Ferry 23:59
Distance 456 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 Palermo to Genoa?

    The ferry crossing time from Palermo to Genoa is approximately 20h 30m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • How much is the ferry from Palermo to Genoa?

    Palermo to Genoa ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Palermo to Genoa is £190. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Palermo to Genoa?

    There is 1 ferry operator for Palermo to Genoa and this is
    • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Palermo to Genoa?

    Book ferries from Palermo to Genoa 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 Palermo to Genoa?

    Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Palermo to Genoa with
    • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Palermo to Genoa?

    Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Palermo to Genoa with
    • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Palermo to Genoa?

    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
    • Grandi Navi Veloci
  • How far is Genoa from Palermo?

    The distance between Palermo to Genoa is approximately 456 nautical Miles.

Palermo Genoa Ferry reviews

  • "Recent trip to Barcelona"

    Unfortunately there was a problem when I paid for the trip and the ticket had only my name on it, so at Genova I had to change the ticket. As the terminal is being renovated I found it extremely difficult to get to the ticket office. Then there was a problem when we were about to get on board because we had apparently not checked in, but we had checked in and when I went yet again to another place to sort this out they told me we were chacked in and to go away. However, they did not want to let us onboard. In the end someone came and sorted it out over the telephone and we were allowed onboard. We have never had this problem before. It seemed like one person did not know what another one was doing. Once onboard everything was ok. It is unfortunate that if people have to pay for a sleeping seat, there are still people all over the various decks sleeping on the floor. This gives a very bad impression and does not make me feel safe.

    'Excellent' travelled on Excellent

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  • "GNV Excelsior Genoa -Palermo"

    Good. Cabins are quite small for 4 people but clean and comfortable Pool not functioning. Take books,games,movies in order not to get bored.

    'Excelsior' travelled on Excelsior

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  • "Ship was OK, but disgusting food"

    The food at the self-service was gross, meat and fish baked dry, sauces with weird off-flavours. Coffee served in plastic cups. The cabin was decent. The bars felt stuffy.

    'Excellent' travelled on Excellent

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  • "excelent service"

    I want to higligth the service, it was excelent, congratulations and thak for this nice trip

    'Excelsior' travelled on Excelsior

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Palermo Guide

The Italian city of Palermo is located in the north west of Sicily, by the Gulf of Palermo in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The city has a reputation across the world for its history, gastronomy, culture and architecture with a its origins dating back over 2,700 years. Many visitors flock to the city and it has become Sicily's main hub for culture, commerce and tourism. The city's centre has many examples of fine palaces and churches which give way to areas whose way of life doesn't seem to have changed for centuries. This is perhaps most evident in the markets in Palermo, whose Arabic origins can still be seen today thanks to the noise, aromas, colours, narrow streets and with the excellent array of produce on offer and the general 'souk's atmosphere.

From the city's port, ferry services operate to destinations include Genoa, with a crossing time of 21 hours, Civitavecchia, 14 hour crossing time, Naples, 10 hours and 30 minutes, and Tunisia, 10 hours. It is recommended that foot passengers check in 1 hour prior to departure and vehicles 2 hours prior to departure. For all departures to Tunisia check in should be 4 hours prior to departure.

Genoa Guide

The port city of Genoa is located in the Liguria region of Italy and lies on the Mediterranean Sea coast. Genoa's historic centre is a maze of narrow alleys that open up onto small squares and is where visitors can't fail to appreciate the history and culture that embodies the city. Architecturally there are many different styles sitting side by side with a medieval wall acting as a base for a 14th century building on Gothic loggias. Genoa really is a place where the past literally forms the foundations of the present.

The city's old port, redesigned by Renzo Piano in 1992, is a popular draw for tourists who go there to take in all the sites the old port area has to offer. A popular site located close to the pier is the city's lighthouse where lovely views of Genoa and its Gulf can be had.

Genoa's ferry terminal is located in the Calata Chiappella and ferries depart towards Sardinia, Sicily, Corsica, Spain, Tunisia and Morocco. The terminal building has all of the usual passenger facilities and is also wheelchair friendly.

Palermo to Genoa Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Grandi Navi Veloci 01:30 22:45 21 hours 15 minutes Sun
Grandi Navi Veloci 23:59 23:45 23 hours 46 minutes Sun
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