Ferry from Naples to Lipari

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Important: ferry schedules between Naples and the Aeolian Islands are now available to book for the new season. Take a look at the 2024 ferry schedules for the Aeolian Islands here.

Ferries between Naples and the Aeolian Island of Lipari in Italy operate throughout the year. Find real-time info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper with no hidden costs.

Ferry schedules

Naples Lipari Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:30 Last trip: 14:30 Average duration: 6h 30m Price range: 58.80 € - 125.50 €
Lipari Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:10 Last trip: 07:10 Average duration: 6h 50m Price range: 47.30 € - 108.50 €
Ferry companies SNAV

Is there a ferry from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry route is active from June to September with up to 7 weekly connections.

The Naples - Lipari ferry route is usually operated by the ferry company SNAV. You can check real-time data for ferries from Naples to Lipari on our fare search engine and book ferry tickets online.

What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Lipari

Normally, the ferries to Lipari depart from the port of Naples around 14:30, arriving at their destination at 21:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Naples to Lipari?

Starting prices for the Naples - Lipari ferry route range from €71 to €95. However, the final ticket cost varies depending on the period, discounts, offers, seat or cabin type and vehicle selection.


On Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers for the ferry trip to Lipari from Naples. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the offer that suits you best and plan your Naples - Lipari ferry trip at the lowest prices!


Infants and toddlers from 2-3 years old travel from Naples to Lipari for free. The companies also offer discount tickets for:

  • Children up to 11 years old
  • Residents of the Aeolian Islands

Tip: ferry companies might also offer additional discounts, depending on the season and type of vessel.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry trip lasts 6 hr 30 min. The duration of the trip to Lipari depends mainly on the type of vessel and the ferry company.

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

Yes, there are high-speed vessels serving this route. The fastest ferry from Naples to Lipari takes about 6 hr 30 min.

What’s the distance between Naples and Lipari?

The distance between the port of Naples and the Aeolian island of Lipari is 146 nautical miles (about 270 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Lipari from Naples

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Naples to Lipari:

  • In July and August and on weekends, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples 1 hr in advance to avoid overcrowding and potential delays.
  • Naples and Lipari are connected by ferry to the other Aeolian Islands. You can catch a ferry from Naples to Stromboli, Vulcano, or Panarea. Go island hopping and plan your trip online on Ferryhopper.

Where to take the ferry from Naples to Lipari

The port of Naples is located near the city center (Piazza Municipio) and is easily accessible by public transport. It is about 15 km from Capodichino airport and only 10 min from the Naples central railway station.

High-speed boats (hydrofoils) to Lipari leave from the Mergellina pier. Conventional ferries (allowing the transfer of vehicles) depart from the Calata Porta di Massa pier. You can easily reach it by taking a bus from Naples Centrale station.

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

Motor vehicles can only be embarked on Siremar ferries that operate the route from Naples to Lipari.

If you decide to take the Naples - Lipari hydrofoil, you may need to leave your car in the paid parking lots located near the port.

Important: keep in mind that the circulation of motor vehicles is usually prohibited for non-residents of Lipari from June to September.

Ferry luggage

With SNAV, you can take 1 piece of hand luggage with you weighing up to 9 kg and with a maximum size of 50x35x20 cm for free.

Reminder: for additional luggage and luggage that exceeds the proposed dimensions/weight, companies usually apply an extra fee.


There are no cabins on the ferries operating the Naples - Lipari ferry route. Alternatively, there are numbered seats on standard ferries that are included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

You can travel with your pet on the ferry to Lipari from Naples. Make sure to carry along the necessary certificates, tickets and any pet supplies you may need for a smooth ferry trip with your pet.

Book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Lipari

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Lipari 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 Lipari easily and quickly.