Ferry from Livorno to Palermo
Tickets, Prices, Times & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Livorno to Palermo?
Yes, you can catch a ferry from Livorno to Palermo all year-round. There are approximately 3 weekly crossings and the route is usually serviced by Grimaldi Lines.
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 Livorno - Palermo crossing on Ferryhopper.
Am I allowed to travel from Livorno to Palermo?
Yes, ferry travel between Livorno and Palermo is currently allowed. Check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy and get ready for your trip.
What’s the ferry schedule from Livorno to Palermo?
The ferry usually departs from Livorno at 18:30 and arrives in Palermo the next day at 13:30.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Livorno to Palermo?
The cost of a single ferry ticket ranges between €30 and €60. 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 Livorno. 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 Livorno 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 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 Livorno to Palermo?
The Livorno to Palermo ferry duration ranges from approximately 19 h 30 min to 20 h 30 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Livorno to Palermo?
Ferries operating the route from Livorno to Palermo are conventional. The fastest ferry to Palermo makes the trip in about 20 hr.
What’s the distance between Livorno and Palermo?
The distance between the ports of Livorno and Palermo is 356 nautical miles (around 660 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Palermo from Livorno
Here are some travel tips for your trip from Livorno to Palermo:
- We recommend that you arrive at the port of Livorno at least 1.5 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 island.
- From the port of Palermo, you can also travel by ferry to the Aeolian Islands. Check our Map of ferries to take a look at the ferries from Palermo to Lipari or the ferries from Palermo to Panarea.
Where to take the ferry from Livorno to Palermo?
Usually, ferries to Palermo depart from the Darsena Toscana terminal in Livorno.
If you are traveling by car, the terminal is directly connected to the Florence-Pisa-Livorno highway. You can simply take the exit Via Leonardo da Vinci and follow the signs to "Darsena Toscana Sponda Ovest."
You can also take a bus from Livorno Central Station to Piazza Grande, which is close to the port area.
Can I travel on the ferry from Livorno to Palermo with a car?
Yes, ferries traveling from Livorno to Palermo can carry vehicles.
The ferry company Grimaldi Lines allows each passenger to board with one carry-on luggage included in the price of their ticket that does not exceed 30kg.
The ferries operating the route from Livorno 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 Livorno. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for your trip.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Livorno to Palermo?
You can easily book Palermo ferry tickets on Ferryhopper. Find all available ferry crossings, compare itineraries and prices, and book your ferry to Palermo from Livorno with just a few clicks.