Ferry from Messina to Stromboli

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the port of Messina and Stromboli operate during the summer with several weekly connections. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Is there a ferry from Messina to Stromboli?

Yes, there is a ferry connecting the port of Messina to the island of Stromboli twice a day from mid-June to mid-September. The Messina - Stromboli route is operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils.

Stromboli has 2 ports: Stromboli to the northeast and Ginostra to the island's southwest. However, direct connections from Messina are active only for the port of Stromboli.

Am I allowed to travel from Messina to Stromboli?

Yes, you can travel from Messina to Stromboli by ferry at the moment. However, travel guidelines may change. So, make sure to check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Italy before your trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Messina to Stromboli

The Messina - Stromboli route serves up to 2 daily crossings during the summer. 

The earliest ferry to Stromboli leaves Messina at 07:00, arriving around 08:25. The latest ferry departs from Messina at 15:00, reaching the island of Stromboli around 16:25.

However, bear in mind that ferry schedules may change during the summer months. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Messina to Stromboli?

The ferry price from Messina to Stromboli is €31. The cost per person is fixed even in high season. However, it is always advisable to book in advance to secure a seat on board.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for the ferry trip to Stromboli from Messina. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for this route, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Discounts

Toddlers and children up to 3 years can travel from Messina to Stromboli for free. Children between 4 and 12 years can enjoy a discount of up to 50%. There are also discount tickets for residents of the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Messina to Stromboli?

The Messina - Stromboli ferry time takes 1 hr 25 min.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Messina to Stromboli?

The connection from Messina to Stromboli is operated only by hydrofoils. The fastest ferry from Messina to Stromboli takes about 1 hr 25 min.

What’s the distance between Messina and Stromboli?

The distance between the port of Messina and the Aeolian island of Stromboli is 46 nautical miles (about 86km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Stromboli from Messina

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Messina to Stromboli:

  • In high season, we recommend you arrive early at the port of Messina to avoid delays.
  • Stromboli is a popular destination, so booking your trip well in advance is advisable.
  • There are also several direct ferry crossings from Palermo to Stromboli and from Milazzo to Stromboli.
  • You can also move between both ports of Stromboli island in just 10 min by ferry.
  • Go island hopping from the port of Messina to the Aeolian Islands. Also, from the port of Stromboli, you can reach the beautiful Salina and Vulcano by ferry!

Where to take the ferry from Messina to Stromboli

Hydrofoils to Stromboli from the port of Messina depart from the Rizzo pier. The port of Messina is located near the city center and is about 600 meters from the railway station.

In the port area, there are several bars, restaurants, private parking lots, car rental services, and a petrol station. Moving towards the center, you can find various shops and some of the most beautiful attractions of Messina, such as the Cathedral of Messina and the famous city fountains.

Can I travel on the ferry from Messina to Stromboli with a car?

No, it is not possible to board motor vehicles on the hydrofoils operating the Messina - Stromboli connection. 

Please, keep in mind that the boarding of bicycles is also not allowed, except for resealable ones.

Ferry luggage

On Liberty Lines hydrofoils, it is possible to carry up to 10kg of hand luggage with dimensions of 60x40x20cm

Cabins

There are no cabins in the hydrofoils operating the Messina - Stromboli ferry route. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On Messina - Stromboli ferries, you can bring your pet on board. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets. As for larger pets, they must have a muzzle and be on a leash.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Messina to Stromboli

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Messina to Stromboli online on Ferryhopper. On our Map of ferries, you can see all the available ferry connections, compare ferry companies and fares, and book your ferry trip to Stromboli with just a few clicks.

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