Ferry from Naples to Panarea
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 the port of Naples and the island of Panarea operate throughout the year. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.
Is there a ferry from Naples to Panarea?
Yes, there are up to 2 weekly crossings in the winter (Tuesdays and Fridays), while during the summer months, there are usually daily ferry routes from Naples to Panarea. The connections are usually operated by the companies Siremar and SNAV.
What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Panarea
The earliest ferry to Panarea leaves Naples at 14:30, arriving at the port of Panarea around 19:35. The latest departure to Panarea leaves the port of Naples at 20:00, arriving on the island at around 07:30 the following day.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Naples to Panarea?
The Naples - Panarea ferry price starts at around €60. However, the final ticket cost depends on the season, type of vessel, vehicle selection, and accommodation type.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for the ferry trip to Panarea from Naples. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper easily and quickly.
Children up to 3 years old can travel from Naples to Panarea for free. There are also discount tickets for children up to 11 years old and residents of the Aeolian Islands.
Ferry Route Info
How long is the ferry ride from Naples to Panarea?
The ferry from the port of Naples to Panarea takes between 5 hr and 11.5 hr, depending on the ferry operator and type of vessel you're traveling with.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Naples to Panarea?
The route from the port of Naples to that of Panarea is also operated by hydrofoils. The fastest ferry to Panarea takes about 5 hr.
What’s the distance between Naples and Panarea?
The distance between the port of Naples and the island of Panarea is 140 nautical miles (about 260 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Panarea from Naples
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Naples to Panarea:
- In the summer, we recommend you arrive at least 90 min before your departure at the port of Naples to avoid overcrowding.
- You can also reach the island of Panarea from the Sicilian ports of Milazzo, Messina and Palermo. Take a look at the Milazzo - Panarea, Messina - Panarea, Palermo - Panarea ferry routes, and choose the crossing that suits you best!
- From Panarea, you can continue your adventure in the archipelago and also reach the other wonders of the Aeolian Islands, such as Salina and Vulcano!
- Although Panarea is the smallest of the Aeolian Islands, it is also the most popular destination. We, therefore, recommend that you book your trip well in advance.
- Make sure to check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Italy before your Naples - Panarea ferry trip.
Where to take the ferry from Naples to Panarea
Ferries to Panarea from Naples depart from both the Calata Porta di Massa (Siremar) and Mergellina (SNAV) piers.
You can reach the Calata Porta di Massa pier from the Naples central station by taking the bus that stops in Piazza Garibaldi. To reach the Mergellina pier, you can use the metro, just a 5-min walk from the port.
Can I travel on the ferry from Naples to Panarea with a car?
You can only embark your vehicle on Siremar ferries that operate the Naples - Panarea route.
If you decide to take the Naples - Panarea hydrofoil instead, you may need to leave your car in the nearby paid parking lots. Panarea is very small and can be safely explored on foot or by bicycle.
Useful info: in Panarea, there is a complete ban on the disembarkation and movement of motor vehicles, motorcycles and mopeds for non-residents from May to October. Read more about the vehicle transport regulations for the Italian islands.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance policy. Specifically:
- 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 free of charge.
- On Siremar ferries, each passenger can bring 1 piece of luggage with a maximum weight of 20 kg.
Reminder: companies usually apply an extra boarding fee for additional luggage that exceeds the proposed dimensions/weight.
On the Naples - Panarea ferry route, there are various types of cabins for a more comfortable trip. Keep in mind that this accommodation type is only available on the conventional ferries of Siremar.
On Naples - Panarea 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.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Panarea
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