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Vulcano Panarea Ferry

There are usually 4 daily sailings and up to 30 weekly between Vulcano and Panarea. 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 Vulcano Panarea ferries.

Vulcano Panarea Ferry Times

The earliest Vulcano Panarea ferry sailings typically depart Vulcano at around 07:50. The average sailing time is approximately 1h 24m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 50m.

Vulcano Panarea Ferry Prices

Vulcano Panarea ferry prices typically range between £18* and £74*. The average price is typically £43*. The cheapest Vulcano Panarea ferry prices start from £10*. The average price for a foot passenger is £43*. The average price for a car is £283*.

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 Vulcano to Panarea?

The distance between Vulcano to Panarea is approximately 16.8 miles (27.1km) or 14.6 nautical miles for the mariners!

Can I travel by car on the Vulcano Panarea ferry?

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

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

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

Vulcano Panarea Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries - 26 weekly sailings, 3 daily sailings
  • Siremar - 4 weekly sailings, 1 daily sailings

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Vulcano - Panarea Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 2
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar
Average Price £32*
Average Daily Sailings 3
Average Weekly Sailings 27
Average Sailing Duration 1h 24m
Fastest Sailing Duration 50m
First Ferry 07:50
Last Ferry 17:45
Distance 14 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 Vulcano to Panarea?

    The ferry crossing time from Vulcano to Panarea is approximately 1h 42m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Vulcano to Panarea?

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

    Book ferries from Vulcano to Panarea 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 Vulcano to Panarea?

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

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

    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

Vulcano Guide

The small Italian volcanic island of Vulcano lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and is around 25 km to the north of Sicily, and is the most southerly of the eight islands that make up the Aeolian Islands. The island is only around 21 sq. km and its highest point is just under 500 m above sea level. There are a number of volcanos on the island, and includes one of four active, non-submarine, volcanoes in Italy. The most recent volcanic activity is the Gran Cratere at the top of the Fossa cone, the cone having grown in the Lentia Caldera in the middle of the island, and has had at least 9 major eruptions in the last 6,000 years. However, the island's volcanoes have been quiet since around 1890 when Fossa erupted and deposited around 5 meters of pyroclastic material on the summit. The island is also famous for its hot springs which are located a short walk from the harbour. For the brave, visitors are able to walk to the crater of a volcano where you can observe smoke coming out of the ground!

Hydrofoil and ferry services connect Vulcano to the other Aeolian Islands and to Sicily and the mainland. Access from Milazzo in Sicily is convenient, as Vulcano is the boat's first stop from there as they continue to the other islands.

Panarea Guide

Panarea is an Italian island that lies off the north eastern coast of the island of Sicily and is the second smallest of the Aeolian islands which are a group of volcanic islands. The island is popular with tourists who go there to enjoy its beaches and lovely scenery and for a small island, it is surprisingly well equipped. San Pietro on the island's east coast is the landing beach for the island and is also where most services and facilities are located. There is also a small port that caters for ships, hydrofoils, fishing vessels and pleasure boats.

Among the beaches on the island are Cala Junco, in the south of the island and is accessible both by sea and by land along a path that leads to the beach. Along the road to Cala Junco you can also reach the beach of Cala degli Zimmari. These are the only two beaches on the island accessible by land.

The small port accommodates ferries departing to Napoli and Milazzo.

Vulcano to Panarea Ferry Timetables

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

Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Siremar 08:20 10:55 2 hours 35 minutes Sun
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 08:25 09:45 1 hour 20 minutes Everyday
Siremar 08:50 11:25 2 hours 35 minutes Sat
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 14:25 15:25 1 hour Everyday
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 15:25 16:15 50 minutes Mon, Sat
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