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Porto Empedocle
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Linosa to Porto Empedocle Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 1 daily and 8 weekly sailings between Linosa and Porto Empedocle. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Linosa to Porto Empedocle, Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar. Linosa Porto Empedocle Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Linosa Porto Empedocle Ferry Times

The earliest Linosa Porto Empedocle ferry typically departs Linosa at about 08:45. The average sailing time of a ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle is approximately 5h 15m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 3h 0m.

Linosa to Porto Empedocle Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle typically range between $64* and $410*. On average the Linosa Porto Empedocle ferry is $234*. The cheapest Linosa Porto Empedocle ferry prices start from $66*. The average price for a foot passenger is $222*. The average price for a Linosa Porto Empedocle car ferry is $369*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Porto Empedocle from Linosa?

The distance between Linosa and Porto Empedocle is approximately 106.5 miles (171.4km), or 92.5 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle provided by Siremar. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Linosa and Porto Empedocle.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Linosa Porto Empedocle ferry?

Yes, Linosa Porto Empedocle ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Linosa to Porto Empedocle with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries, Siremar.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Pelagie Islands to Sicily page.
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Linosa - Porto Empedocle Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 2
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar
Average Price A$230*
Average Daily Sailings 1
Average Weekly Sailings 8
Average Sailing Duration 5h 15m
Fastest Sailing Duration 3h 0m
First Ferry 08:45
Last Ferry 13:30
Distance 92 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Linosa to Porto Empedocle is approximately 5h. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

The average price of a ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle is approximately 141 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

Linosa to Porto Empedocle is operated by 2 ferry companies. The operators that provide this service are
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
  • Siremar

How can I book ferry tickets from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

Ferries from Linosa to Porto Empedocle are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

Yes, you can currently travel as a foot passenger from Linosa to Porto Empedocle with
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
  • Siremar

Can you take your car on the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

Yes, you can travel with a vehicle from Linosa to Porto Empedocle with
  • Siremar

Can you bring pets on the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle?

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Linosa to Porto Empedocle. However, you may require a pet passport and other documentation. Please read the operators pet guidelines. The following operators currently allow pets on the ferry
  • Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

How far is Porto Empedocle from Linosa?

The distance between Linosa to Porto Empedocle is approximately 92 nautical miles.

Linosa Guide

The Italian island of Linosa is one of the Pelagie Islands that lie in the Mediterranean Sea in the Sicily Channel. The small island measures around 5.5 sq. km and is formed by a series of craters, the most important being Monte Vulcano which is 195 meters above sea level. The island is located around 120 km to the west of Gozo on Malta, 120 km to the south east of Pantelleria, 163 km to the south of Sicily and 165 km to the east of the Cape Mahida in Tunisia. The closest land to Linosa is the island of Lampedusa which is 43 km to the south.

The island's harbour and town, in the south of the island, is characterised by both African and Italian architecture, with small flat roofed houses that are painted in bright and pastel colours. The island is popular with scuba divers and has a number of different dive sites where the sea bed falls quickly to great depths of around 300 meters, only a short distance from the coast.

The only way to get to Linosa is by boat. Ferry services depart from either Porto Empedocle in southern Sicily or from Lampedusa.


Porto Empedocle Guide

The Italian town and port of Porto Empedocle lies on the Strait of Sicily, on the island of Sicily. A popular attraction in the town is the 15th century tower that was built by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, to protect the town's stock of harvested grain. The tower was later converted to a prison and is now a popular cultural centre. The historic town centre is characterised by narrow winding streets and contains a number of attractions including the cathedral. Outside of the city, the Valley of the Temples and its adjoining museum, are a popular attraction. In terms of commerce and industry, modern day Porto Empedocle is known for its fishing, ironworking, pharmaceuticals and rock salt refining.

Agrigento, the town served by the port, is also a major tourist centre due to its rich archaeological legacy and is also an agricultural centre for the surrounding region. Sulphur and potash have been mined locally since Minoan times up until the 1970s, and were exported around the world from the nearby harbour of Porto Empedocle.

Ferry services from the town's port depart to Lampedusa and Linosa.


Linosa to Porto Empedocle Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 17/6/2024 and 23/6/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 08:45 11:45 3 hours Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun
Siremar 13:30 20:30 7 hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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