Ferry from Naples to Lipari

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Naples and Lipari run weekly crossings throughout the year. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
Naples Lipari Schedules frequency: 6 days per week Earliest ferry: 14:30 Latest ferry: 14:30 Average duration: 6h 30m Price range: 59.00 € - 105.00 €
Lipari Naples Schedules frequency: 5 days per week Earliest ferry: 07:10 Latest ferry: 07:10 Average duration: 6h 50m Price range: 59.00 € - 105.00 €
Ferry companies SNAV

Is there a ferry from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry route is active all year round with up to 2 weekly connections during the winter months. Also, there are about 12 weekly ferry crossings from Naples to Lipari from June to October.

The Naples - Lipari ferry route is usually operated by 3 ferry companies: Siremar, Alilauro and SNAV. You can check real-time data for ferries from Naples to Lipari on our fare search engine.

Am I allowed to travel from Naples to Lipari?

Yes, you can travel from Naples to Lipari 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 Naples to Lipari

During the winter, the Naples - Lipari route usually serves 1 weekly crossing in the evening. Ferries depart from the port of Naples at 20:00 and arrive in Lipari at 10:25 the following morning.

From June to October, there are 12 weekly crossings departing from the port of Naples around 14:30 and reaching the island of Lipari at 21:00.

Tip: some companies may not have updated their connections for the summer yet, but will do so shortly. We advise you always to take a look at Ferryhopper for all the information about it.

How much is the ferry from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry price ranges from €50 to €100. However, the 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 lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.


On Ferryhopper, the standard discounts for the ferry route from Naples to Lipari are the following:

  • 100% for toddlers
  • 50% for children (4-12)

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

How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Lipari?

The Naples - Lipari ferry time ranges from 6 hr 30 min to 14 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?

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 270km).

The port of Lipari in Italy

The small picturesque port of Lipari in Italy

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Lipari from Naples

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

  • In the months of July and August and on weekends, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples 1 hour in advance to avoid overcrowding.
  • The Aeolian Islands are usually a bit more expensive in the high season. To save money, we suggest that you book your tickets and find accommodation in Lipari well in advance.
  • 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 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 15km 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 Beverello pier. You can easily reach it by taking the free shuttle service from Beverello pier.

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 connection from Naples to Lipari.

In the event that 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 prohibited for non-residents of the island from June to October in Lipari.

Ferry luggage

Each ferry company has its own luggage policy. Specifically:

  • On the ferries of Alilauro, each passenger is entitled to a single piece of luggage with maximum dimensions of 50x35x20cm and weighing less than 9kg.
  • In SNAV company, you can take 1 piece of hand luggage with you weighing up to 9kg and with a maximum size of 50x35x20cm with no extra fee.
  • On Siremar ferries, each passenger can bring 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 20kg.

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


Siremar ferries operating the Naples - Lipari ferry route offer various types of cabins to enjoy a comfortable trip. Also, there are numbered seats on standard ferries.

Pet travel

Depending on the company and type of vessel, 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 your trip.

Where can I 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 with just a few clicks.

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