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Palermo to Salina Ferry

Typically ferries from Palermo to Salina run 5 times a week. The Palermo to Salina ferry is operated by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries. Palermo Salina Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Palermo Salina Ferry Times

Palermo Salina ferries typically depart from Palermo at around 13:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Salina to Palermo is approximately 3h 15m.

Palermo to Salina Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Palermo to Salina typically range between $161* and $367*. On average the Palermo Salina ferry is $300*. The cheapest Palermo Salina ferry prices start from $83*. The average price for a foot passenger is $300*.

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

How far is Salina from Palermo?

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

Is there a car ferry from Palermo to Salina?

No, currently there is no car ferry from Palermo to Salina.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Palermo Salina ferry?

Yes, Palermo Salina ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Palermo to Salina with Liberty Lines Fast Ferries.

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 A$296*
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 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Palermo to Salina is approximately 3h 15m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

The average price of a ferry from Palermo to Salina is approximately 182 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. 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?

Ferries from Palermo to Salina 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 Palermo to Salina?

Yes, you can currently 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, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.

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

Yes, pets are allowed onboard the ferry from Palermo to Salina. 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 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

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


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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