Ferry from Naples to Vulcano
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Naples to Vulcano?
Yes, you can travel by ferry from Naples to the island of Vulcano thanks to the seasonal routes operated by the companies Alilauro, Siremar and SNAV.
The connection is active from April to September with up to 8 weekly crossings. However, bear in mind that ferry schedules may change. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your trip.
Am I allowed to travel from Naples to Vulcano?
Yes, you can travel from Naples to Vulcano 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 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 10:30, the following morning.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Naples to Vulcano?
The Naples - Vulcano ferry price starts at €50. However, the ticket cost varies, depending on the season, type of vessel, vehicle, and seat.
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 this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.
Children up to 3 years can travel from Naples to Vulcano for free. There are also discount tickets for children 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 between 6 hr and 16 hr, depending on the ferry operator and the port of arrival in Vulcano.
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 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 276km).
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 the months of July and August, it is advisable to arrive at the port of Naples well in advance to avoid overcrowding.
- 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 and enjoy your trip!
- If you decide to travel with a vehicle, keep in mind that from June to September in Vulcano, the circulation of motor vehicles is prohibited.
- From Vulcano, you can continue your ferry adventure and explore the other Aeolian Islands, such as Panarea and Stromboli!
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.
Ferries to Vulcano depart from the Beverello pier of the port of Naples, while the hydrofoils depart from the Mergellina pier.
You can reach the Beverello 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-minute 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.
Each ferry company has its own baggage allowance 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: companies usually apply an extra boarding fee for additional luggage that exceeds the proposed dimensions/weight.
On the conventional ferries of Siremar operate the Naples - Vulcano connection, there are various types of cabins to enjoy a comfortable trip.
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.
Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Naples to Vulcano
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