Ferry from Genoa to Palermo
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Genoa to Palermo?
Yes, you can catch a ferry from Genoa to Palermo all year long. The ferry company Grandi Navi Veloci (GNV) operates on this route and there is 1 direct crossing per day, leaving at night.
Please note that ferry timetables are subject to change depending on the season. You can check real-time schedules and ferry ticket prices for the Genoa - Palermo crossing on Ferryhopper.
What’s the ferry schedule from Genoa to Palermo?
The Genoa - Palermo route is operational every day, with 1 evening crossing. During the high season, the ferry usually departs from Genoa at 21:30 and arrives in Palermo at 18:00 the next day. In the off-season, the scheduled trip to Palermo from Genoa is at 23:00, arriving at 19:30 in Palermo.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?
The cost of a single ferry ticket ranges approximately €60 and €112. The final ticket price depends on discounts, offers, seat type, and vehicle selection.
On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Palermo from Genoa. Find real-time information about our ferry routes, compare fares and offers, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at the best price.
Traveling from Genoa to Palermo by ferry is easy, comfortable and you can take advantage of lower-cost ferry tickets, thanks to the available discounts. The ferry company offers discounts of up to 50% to the following passenger categories:
- Children from 3 to 12 years old
- Permanent residents of Sicily
- Large families
Note: infants and children up to 3 years travel for free.
Ferry route info
How long is the ferry ride from Genoa to Palermo?
The Genoa to Palermo ferry duration ranges from 20 hr 30 min to 21 hr 45 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Genoa to Palermo?
Ferries operating on the route from Genoa to Palermo are conventional. The fastest ferry to Palermo makes the trip in about 20.5 hr.
What’s the distance between Genoa and Palermo?
The distance between the ports of Genoa and Palermo is 519 nautical miles (around 960 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Palermo from Genoa
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Genoa to Palermo:
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Genoa at least 1 hr before your ferry trip, especially if you are traveling with your vehicle.
- For such long journeys, we recommend booking a cabin.
- Check out our Palermo travel guide for holiday tips, useful information and local tips about the regional capital of Sicily.
- If you plan to stay several days in Palermo, you should take advantage of the summer ferry connections to the Aeolian Islands. Choose your favorite island and discover this wonderful archipelago.
Where to take the ferry from Genoa to Palermo?
Usually, ferries to Palermo depart from the Ponte Biagio Assereto terminal in the port of Genoa.
It takes about 20 min to get from the Central Station to the port's ferry terminals on foot. In the port area, there are various services like bars, hotels and parking lots.
Can I travel on the ferry from Genoa to Palermo with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Genoa to Palermo can carry vehicles.
The ferry company Grandi Navi Veloci allows each passenger to board with up to 2 suitcases.
The ferries operating the route from Genoa to Palermo offer different types of cabins: internal, external (with windows), suites, and accessible cabins.
You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Palermo from Genoa. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Genoa to Palermo
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