Ferry from Naples to Vulcano

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the port of Naples and the island of Vulcano operate seasonally. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper without hidden fees.

Ferry schedules

Naples Vulcano Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 14:30 Last trip: 14:30 Average duration: 6h 12m Price range: 59.00 € - 139.00 €
Vulcano Naples Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 07:30 Last trip: 07:30 Average duration: 6h 30m Price range: 59.00 € - 139.00 €
Ferry companies ALILAURO SNAV

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 crossings operated by Alilauro, Siremar and SNAV.

The connection is active from April to mid-September with up to 8-9 weekly crossings. However, bear in mind that ferry schedules may change depending on the season. Therefore, make sure to check your travel time before your Naples - Vulcano ferry 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 €69. However, the final ticket cost varies depending on the season, type of vessel, vehicle selection and accommodation type.


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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 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.
  • 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, the circulation of motor vehicles is prohibited in Vulcano.
  • 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 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.

Ferry luggage

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 50x35x20 cm and weighing less than 9 kg.
  • 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 conventional ferries of Siremar operating the Naples - Vulcano route, there are various types of cabins for a more comfortable trip. 

Pet travel

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.

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