Liberty Lines ferries to Messina: your ultimate guide

Ferries, Schedules & Prices

Are you searching for all the available Liberty Lines ferries to Messina? Look no further! Liberty Lines ferries to Messina depart daily from Reggio Calabria and the Aeolian Islands. Find useful information about the Liberty Lines ferry schedules to/from Messina, prices, duration, and services on Ferryhopper.

Colorful houses and anchored boats along the coastline of Messina in Sicily, Italy

The colorful coastal city of Messina

Liberty Lines Messina ferry schedules

With Liberty Lines ferries, you can travel between the port of Messina in Sicily and the Aeolian Islands, including Lipari, Panarea, Stromboli, Vulcano, and Salina, as well as Reggio Calabria.

Most Liberty Lines ferry routes from/to Messina operate daily. Journey durations range from 1.5 to 2.5 hours, although some crossings can last up to 4.5 hours.

Some routes are seasonal, while others are available all year round. There are usually up to 3-5 daily crossings. However, this number decreases during the winter months for year-round routes.

Check out the ferry information below to plan your next trip from/to Messina with Liberty Lines:

Liberty Lines ferries from/to Messina Starting Price Duration Availability
Messina - Lipari ferry  €26  1 hr 45 min (the fastest)  Seasonally (from June to September)
Messina - Panarea ferry   €27  2.5 hr - 3 hr 15 min  Seasonally (from June to September)
Messina - Stromboli ferry   €26  1 hr 50 min - 3 hr 45 min  Seasonally (from June to September)
Messina - Vulcano ferry   €27  1.5 hr - 2 hr  All year round
Salina - Messina ferry 
*Rinella and Santa Marina Salina ports (Salina island)
 €28.5  2.5 hr - 4.5 hr  All year round
Reggio Calabria - Messina ferry   €4  35 min  All year round

Liberty Lines Messina ferry ticket prices

The ferry ticket price for ferry connections to/from Messina operated by Liberty Lines typically ranges from €4 to €28.50, with slight variations depending on the season. 

The final price depends on the ferry route and any available Liberty Lines discounts or offers. 

Discounts and offers

Discounts for Liberty Lines ferries to Messina are primarily age-based. Infants and toddlers up to 3 years old travel for free, while children aged between 4 and 11 years receive a 50% discount

Permanent residents of Sicilian islands (Pantelleria, Ustica, Aeolian, Aegadian, and Pelagie Islands) are also eligible for discounts.

Additionally, people working on the smaller Sicilian islands can get a discount with a ‘Liberty Business Card’ while passengers with disabilities can benefit from fare reductions by using the ‘Blue Card’.

Keep in mind that all seasonal offers and discounts are available in real time when booking your ferry tickets online on Ferryhopper.

 A ferry entering the port of Messina with the golden statue of Madonna della Lettera visible on the shore, Italy

The Strait of Messina with the iconic golden statue of Madonna della Lettera

Messina ferry trip with Liberty Lines

Are you eager to embark on a ferry trip to Messina with Liberty Lines? Get ready to discover everything you need to know, from trip duration to vehicle transportation, cabins, and pet amenities.

How long is the ferry to Messina?

The travel duration of the ferry trip to Messina varies depending on the ferry route, ranging from just 35 minutes to 4.5 hours

The Reggio Calabria - Messina crossing is the fastest Liberty Lines ferry taking about 35 minutes while the journey between the Aeolian island of Salina and Messina is the longest one.

Where do Liberty Lines ferries arrive in Messina?

Liberty Lines ferries arrive at Messina's main port, conveniently situated near central attractions and transportation hubs. From the port, the train station is only a 4-minute walk away, while central Piazza Cairoli is just a 10-minute stroll from the Liberty Lines disembarkation point.

Can I travel on the Liberty Lines ferry to Messina with a car?

The fleet of Liberty Lines consists of high-speed catamarans and hydrofoils that have no car decks. However, you can bring along your bicycle on the ferry to Messina upon communication with the company.

Can I book a cabin?

No, Liberty Lines hydrofoils operating the ferry routes to/from Messina do not offer cabins. However, onboard seating is provided and included in the ticket price.

Can I bring my pet on the ferry to Messina?

On Liberty Lines ferries, pets are warmly welcomed aboard. Small animals should be kept in designated carriers, while larger ones need to be leashed and muzzled. 

Also, make sure to book a pet ticket and bring along any necessary documents for a smooth ride to Messina.

Select the dates and crossings that best fit your travel plans for a ferry trip to Messina in Sicily. Check the availability and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees!

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