Ustica ferry port in Ustica Island connects you with Palermo in Sicily with a choice of up to 40 ferry crossings per week. The duration of the Ustica to Palermo crossing is from 1 hour 30 minutes and the crossing is operated by Liberty Lines Fast Ferries & Siremar.
Ustica is an island in the Tyrrhenian Sea, 32 miles north of Capo Gallo, Italy. The island is connected to Palermo by regular ferry and hydrofoil services.
The tiny volcanic island of Ustica has a length of only 6 miles across and is the summit of a large submerged volcano. As a reflection to both the island’s origin and the blackness of its lava, the name Ustica derives from the Latin word Ustum meaning ‘burnt’.
The main town on the island can be reached from a single road leading up to various flights of steps. Here you will see the peculiar local houses with their external walls all painted with unique murals of landscapes, portraits and much more.
The island has a jagged coastline which shelters a range of wonderful caves, bays and creeks. Another feature of the island’s volcanic origin is its relatively deep dives which makes Ustica a perfect place for scuba diving.