Ferry from Naples to Vulcano
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 Vulcano operate during summer. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.
Is there a ferry from Naples to Vulcano?
Yes, you can travel by ferry from Naples to the island of Vulcano, thanks to the crossings operated by SNAV.
There is 1 daily crossing from June to September..
What’s the ferry schedule from Naples to Vulcano
The earliest ferry to Vulcano leaves Naples at 14:30, arriving at the port of Vulcano around 20:40. The latest departure to Vulcano leaves the port of Naples around 20:00, arriving on the island at 10:35 or 12:30 the following day.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Naples to Vulcano?
The Naples - Vulcano ferry price starts at around €69. However, the final ticket cost varies depending on the season, type of vessel, vehicle selection, and accommodation type.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best offers for the ferry trip to Vulcano from Naples. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for the connection you’re interested in and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper easily and quickly.
Children up to 3 years old can travel from Naples to Vulcano 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 Vulcano?
The ferry from the port of Naples to Vulcano takes around 6 hr.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Naples to Vulcano?
The connection from the port of Naples to that of Vulcano is also operated by hydrofoils. The fastest ferry to Vulcano takes about 6 hr.
What’s the distance between Naples and Vulcano?
The distance between the port of Naples and the island of Vulcano is 149 nautical miles (about 276 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Vulcano from Naples
Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Naples to Vulcano:
- In July and August, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples well in advance to avoid overcrowding.
- If you don't know what to do and see in Vulcano, we suggest reading our updated travel guide.
- You can also reach Vulcano from the Sicilian ports of Palermo, Milazzo and Messina. Take a look at the Palermo - Vulcano, Milazzo - Vulcano and Messina - Vulcano ferry route, and enjoy your trip!
- From Vulcano, you can continue your ferry adventure and explore the other Aeolian Islands, such as Panarea and Stromboli!
- Make sure to check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Italy before your trip from Naples to Vulcano.
Where to take the ferry from Naples to Vulcano
Conventional ferries and hydrofoils to Vulcano depart from the port of Naples. It is located near the city center (Piazza Municipio) and is easily accessible by public transport.
Typically, ferries to Vulcano depart from the Calata Porta di Massa pier of the port of Naples, while the hydrofoils depart from the Mergellina pier.
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 Vulcano with a car?
You can only embark your vehicle on Siremar ferries that operate the connection from Naples to Vulcano.
If you decide to take the Naples - Vulcano hydrofoil, you may need to leave your car in the paid parking lots located near the port.
Keep in mind that from June to September, the circulation of motor vehicles is prohibited in Vulcano.
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.
Reminder: companies usually apply an extra boarding fee for additional luggage that exceeds the proposed dimensions/weight.
On the ferries operating the Naples - Vulcano route, there are usually no cabins. Onboard seating is available.
On Naples - Vulcano 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 Vulcano
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Vulcano 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 Vulcano hassle-free.