Ferry from Palermo to Naples

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

From Sicily, you can travel by ferry to Naples, the largest city in Southern Italy. Find real-time info about the Palermo - Naples route on Ferryhopper and book ferry tickets with just a few clicks!

Ferry schedules

Palermo Naples Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 08:45 Latest ferry: 23:59 Average duration: 10h 41m Price range: 35.78 € - 370.49 €
Naples Palermo Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 08:45 Latest ferry: 23:59 Average duration: 10h 41m Price range: 34.10 € - 334.03 €

Is there a ferry from Palermo to Naples?

The Palermo - Naples ferry route is available year-round with 1-2 daily connections, operated by 2 companies: Tirrenia and GNV

Am I allowed to travel from Palermo to Naples?

Yes, traveling from Palermo to Naples is possible. As you start planning your holidays, we suggest you take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, including all the documents required for your ferry trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Palermo to Naples

The ferries of GNV ships depart from Palermo at 21:00 and arrive in Naples the day after, at 07:30 in the morning. The ferries of Tirrenia depart from Palermo at around 20:15, arriving in Naples at 06:45 the following morning.

Reminder: in summer, morning and late evening itineraries are usually included.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Naples?

The price of the tickets for the Palermo - Naples ferry is around €40. The final cost may vary depending on seasonality, seat type and vehicle selection.


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Toddlers can travel from Palermo to Naples for free, while there are also discount tickets for children.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Palermo to Naples?

The duration of the Palermo - Naples crossing is about 10.5-11 hr, depending on the ferry operator you’re traveling with.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Palermo to Naples?

The connection from the port of Palermo to that of Naples is operated only by conventional ferries that take about 10.5-11 hr to reach the port city.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Naples?

The distance between Palermo and Naples is 167 nautical miles (approximately 300km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Naples from Palermo

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Palermo to Naples:

  • In high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Palermo to avoid delays and overcrowding, especially if you’re bringing along your vehicle. The same applies to ferry trips on weekends. 
  • Once you get to Naples, you can explore the islands of the Gulf of Naples. Take a look at the Naples - Capri, Naples - Ischia and Naples Procida ferry routes and plan the trip of your dreams!
  • As the journey from Palermo to Naples is quite long, we suggest that you book a cabin and relax during your trip!

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Naples

Ferries to Naples from Palermo depart from Molo Santa Lucia. The port of Palermo offers plenty of services, such as parking lots, shuttle buses, restaurants, shops and a left-luggage office.

Can I travel on the Palermo to Naples ferry with a car?

Yes, motor vehicles are allowed on all ferries from Palermo to Naples.

Ferry luggage

On the ferries of GNV, you can carry up to 2 pieces of luggage (bags). With Tirrenia, you are allowed to carry 1 piece of luggage weighing less than 20kg.


On the Palermo - Naples ferries, there are cabins available for a more comfortable journey! Alternatively, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can bring along your pet on the ferry to Naples for an additional boarding fee. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. For more information regarding documents and pet travel, we suggest that you contact the ferry operator you’ve chosen.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Naples

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