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Salina
Ferry to Aeolian Islands
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Ferry from Palermo to Salina

On average there are 5 weekly sailings between Palermo to Salina. This ferry route is operated by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Palermo Salina ferries cost between £82 and £248, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Palermo Salina ferries.

Palermo Salina Ferry Times

The Palermo Salina ferry typically departs from Palermo at around 13:30.

How long is the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

Palermo Salina Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 3h 15m. The fastest sailings are approximately 3h 15m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Palermo Salina Ferry Operator Schedules

On average there is around 5 weekly ferry sailings from Palermo to Salina. These sailings are provided by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables may differ by season.

Palermo Salina Ferry Prices

Palermo Salina ferry prices typically range between £82* and £248*. The average price is typically £160*. The cheapest Palermo Salina ferry prices start from £44*. The average price for a foot passenger is £160*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Palermo to Salina?

The distance between Palermo to Salina is approximately 108.2 miles (174.2km) or 94.1 nautical miles.

Can I travel by car on the Palermo Salina ferry?

No, ferry operators currently do not allow cars to travel on sailings between Palermo and Salina

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

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries between Palermo and Salina.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Palermo to Salina with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Sicily to Aeolian Islands page.
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Palermo - Salina Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
Average Price £160*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
Average Sailing Duration 3h 15m
First Ferry 13:30
Distance 94 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-07-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

The ferry crossing time from Palermo to Salina is approximately 3h 15m. 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 Salina?

Palermo to Salina ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Palermo to Salina is £156. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Palermo to Salina?

There is 1 ferry operator for Palermo to Salina and this is
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How can I book ferry tickets from Palermo to Salina?

Book ferries from Palermo to Salina 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 Salina?

Yes, you can travel as a foot passenger from Palermo to Salina with
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

Can you take your car on the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

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

How far is Salina from Palermo?

The distance between Palermo to Salina is approximately 94 nautical Miles.

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.


Salina Guide

The Italian island of Salina is one of the Aeolian Islands and is a destination of nature lovers who will fall in love with the island's beautiful landscape that is made up of volcanic rocks and slopes of olive trees and capers. The island is less crowded that Lipari and is the greenest and most fertile of all the Aeolian Archipelago islands and is known for its charming villages where the progress of time seems to have stopped. For example, in Rinella, there is a lovely small harbour which is the perfect place to watch the beautiful sunsets and the way the locals decorate their houses always seems to catch the attention of tourists. In the east of the island is the village of Pollara where if you take the winding stairway down to the sea you will find the famous coastline where the famous Italian film director Massimo Troisi filmed the movie Il Postino (The Postman). This is Salina's most beautiful beach where visitors will find shallow, warm, clear waters filled with sponges, Moray Eels and Groupers. this is also a good spot for scuba diving and has some excellent underwater photography opportunities.

The island can be reached by hydrofoil and SNAV ferry from Messina on the island of Sicily.


Palermo to Salina Ferry Timetables

Ferry Timetables between 15/07/2024 and 21/07/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 13:30 16:45 3 hours 15 minutes Everyday
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