Ferry from Lipari to Salina

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the Aeolian Islands of Lipari and Salina operate all year round with many daily connections. Find all information you need about the route, compare ferry schedules, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper online!

Ferry Schedules

Lipari Santa Marina Salina Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 06:00 Last trip: 20:05 Average duration: 1h 17m Price range: 8.80 € - 9.60 €
Santa Marina Salina Lipari Trip frequency: 6 days per week First trip: 05:30 Last trip: 19:25 Average duration: 37m Price range: 8.80 € - 14.60 €
Ferry companies LIBERTY LINES

Is there a ferry from Lipari to Salina?

Yes, Lipari is connected to Salina by ferry all year round, with more than 10 daily crossings from Lipari to Salina’s 2 ports: Santa Marina Salina (east) and Rinella (southwest). The Lipari - Salina connection is operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils and by Siremar ferries.

The frequency of the ferry crossings depends on the season.

What’s the ferry schedule from Lipari to Salina?

The earliest ferry usually departs from Lipari at 06:30 and arrives at the port of Rinella at 07:00. It then continues its course to reach the Santa Marina port at 07:15.

On Wednesdays, there is also an early morning ferry departing at 06:00.

The latest ferry usually leaves the port of Lipari at 20:05 and reaches Salina at 20:50.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Lipari to Salina?

The Lipari - Salina ferry ticket prices range around €8-10. The final ticket cost depends on the season and the ferry company.


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Toddlers up to 3 years old travel from Lipari to Salina for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 14 years old and residents of the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Lipari to Salina?

The Lipari to Salina ferry time ranges from 20 min to around 2 hr. The trip duration depends on the company and vessel type (ferry or hydrofoil).

Is there a high-speed ferry from Lipari to Salina?

The connection from Lipari to Salina is also operated by fast hydrofoils. The fastest one takes 20 min to reach the port of Rinella.

What's the distance between Lipari and Salina?

The distance between Lipari and Salina is 9 nautical miles (around 16km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip from Lipari to Salina

Here are some travel tips to help you with your trip from Lipari to Salina:

  • When booking ferry tickets to Salina, be careful to choose the exact port of your arrival, as the island has 2 ports. The 2 ports are connected to each other: in just 10 min. you can travel by ferry from the port of Santa Marina to that of Rinella and vice versa.
  • If you decide to stay in Lipari for a few days, you can also visit all the other Aeolian Islands by ferry, apart from Salina.
  • The port of Lipari is also connected by ferry to some towns of Sicily that you could visit, such as Palermo, Milazzo, and Messina, and to the port of Naples.
  • From Salina, you can also plan an island-hopping adventure and discover the other wonders of the Aeolian Islands, such as Vulcano, Panarea, and Stromboli. 
  • In a few cases, schedules of ferries that depart from the port of Lipari may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real time on the Ferryhopper App!

Where to take the ferry from Lipari to Salina

Ferries and hydrofoils to Salina depart from the Sottomonastero ferry terminal in the port of Lipari. You can find several shops, bars, restaurants, and rental services near the port.

The port area is within walking distance from the historic center and some popular attractions, such as the beautiful castle of Lipari.

Can I travel on the ferry from Lipari to Salina with a car?

Yes, you can board your vehicle on ferries that operate the Lipari - Salina connection, but not on hydrofoils.

However, keep in mind that, from July to August, motor vehicles of non-residents are not allowed to circulate in Salina.

Ferry luggage

On Siremar ferries, passengers can carry 1 piece of luggage up to 20 kg.

On Liberty Lines, passengers can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5kg of luggage.


There are no cabins available on the ferries and hydrofoils that operate the Lipari - Salina route. Only deck-passage accommodations are included in the ticket.

Pet travel

You can bring your pet on Lipari - Salina ferries and hydrofoils, as long as you fill out the appropriate information when booking your tickets.

Small pets must travel in a carrier or cage. As for medium- and large-sized pets, they must wear a muzzle and a leash.

On Siremar ferries there are also special areas on board reserved for passengers with dogs and on-board kennels.

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