Ferry from Messina to Vulcano
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Messina to Vulcano?
The connections from the port of Messina to the island of Vulcano are active, with at least 7 weekly crossings operated all year round by Liberty Lines hydrofoils.
What’s the ferry schedule from Messina to Vulcano
The Messina - Vulcano route serves up to 3 daily crossings all year round. During the winter, the ferry to Vulcano leaves Messina at around 12:45, arriving on the island at 14:55.
In summer, the earliest ferry to Vulcano leaves Messina at 08:05, arriving in Vulcano around 10:15. The latest ferry departs from Messina at 18:15, reaching the island of Vulcano around 20:25.
Keep in mind that the ferry makes a stop in the port of Reggio Calabria before arriving at Vulcano.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Messina to Vulcano?
The ferry price from Messina to Vulcano starts at €27. The final ticket cost varies depending on the season as well as any available offers and discounts.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Vulcano from Messina. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.
Take advantage of the available discounts and travel from Messina to Vulcano by ferry with lower-cost ferry tickets. Toddlers and children up to 3 years old can travel from Messina to Vulcano for free. Children up to 11 years old 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 Vulcano?
The Messina - Vulcano ferry time usually takes 2 hr 10 min.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Messina to Vulcano?
The connection from Messina to Vulcano is only operated by high-speed hydrofoils. The fastest ferry from Messina to Vulcano takes a little more than 2 hr to reach the island.
What’s the distance between Messina and Vulcano?
The distance between the port of Messina and the Aeolian island of Vulcano is 30 nautical miles (about 56 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Vulcano from Messina
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Messina to Vulcano:
- During the summer and on weekends, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Messina well in advance to avoid delays.
- Check out our travel guide on Vulcano to plan your trip in the best possible way!
- You can also reach the island of Vulcano from the other Sicilian ports of Milazzo and Palermo. Take a look at the Milazzo - Vulcano ferries and the Palermo - Vulcano ferry route, and choose the crossing that's right for you.
- Set off on an island-to-island adventure in the Aeolian Islands! From Vulcano, you can reach the other wonders of the archipelago, such as Panarea, Alicudi and Filicudi, by ferry!
Where to take the ferry from Messina to Vulcano
Hydrofoils to Vulcano from the port of Messina depart from the Rizzo pier. The port of Messina is located near the city center and is about 600 m 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 several 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 Vulcano with a car?
No, it is not possible to board motor vehicles on the hydrofoils operating the Messina - Vulcano connection.
On Liberty Lines hydrofoils, it is possible to carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5 kg of luggage.
There are no cabins in the hydrofoils operating the Messina - Vulcano ferry route. However, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.
On Messina - Vulcano ferries, you can bring your pet on board for an additional fee. 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.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Messina to Vulcano
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