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Vulcano to Palermo Ferry

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

Vulcano Palermo Ferry Times

Vulcano Palermo ferries typically depart from Vulcano at around 07:30. The average sailing time of the ferry from Palermo to Vulcano is approximately 4h 5m.

Vulcano to Palermo Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Vulcano to Palermo typically range between $78* and $327*. On average the Vulcano Palermo ferry is $221*. The cheapest Vulcano Palermo ferry prices start from $78*. The average price for a foot passenger is $221*.

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

How far is Palermo from Vulcano?

The distance between Vulcano and Palermo is approximately 112.1 miles (180.4km), or 97.4 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Vulcano to Palermo?

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

Are foot passengers allowed on the Vulcano Palermo ferry?

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

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Aeolian Islands to Sicily page.
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Vulcano - Palermo Route summary
Departure Country Italy
Destination Country Italy
No. of Operators 1
Operators Liberty Lines Fast Ferries
Average Price A$218*
Average Weekly Sailings 5
Average Sailing Duration 4h 5m
First Ferry 07:30
Distance 97 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 Vulcano to Palermo?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Vulcano to Palermo is approximately 4h 05m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Vulcano to Palermo?

The average price of a ferry from Vulcano to Palermo is approximately 134 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Vulcano to Palermo?

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

How can I book ferry tickets from Vulcano to Palermo?

Ferries from Vulcano to Palermo 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 Vulcano to Palermo?

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

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

No, cars are not allowed on this ferry route.

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

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

The distance between Vulcano to Palermo is approximately 97 nautical miles.

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.


Palermo Guide

The city of Palermo is located on the Italian island of Sicily and lies on the island's north west coast and has a large and strategically important natural port, next to the Monte Pellegrino. The city is typically Mediterranean and can trace its history back to the 8th century and is today known for its Norman buildings, fabulous palaces and the hustle and bustle of its markets. Palermo's historic centre is the Quattro Canti district, which means 'Four Corners' and is where a number of the city's most spectacular attractions can be found. These include the Royal Palace and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. The cathedral's sheer size and lovely architecture really needs to be seen to be fully appreciated. Also popular in the city is the medieval Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi and the 12th century Castello della Zisa. For visitors who enjoy the performing arts there is also the Teatro Massimo which is a recently refurbished theatre that puts on regular performances.

Ferries from the city's port depart to Genoa, Civitavecchia, Naples and Tunisia.


Vulcano to Palermo Ferry Timetables

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


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Liberty Lines Fast Ferries 07:30 11:35 4 hours 5 minutes Everyday
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