Ferry from Palermo to Alicudi

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from Palermo to Alicudi are available in the summer with 1 daily connection. Find detailed information about the itinerary, timetables and ferry prices, and plan your trip to the Aeolian Islands on Ferryhopper easily and quickly!

Ferry schedules

Palermo Alicudi Schedules frequency: 6 days per week Earliest ferry: 13:50 Latest ferry: 13:50 Average duration: 1h 55m Price range: 36.75 € - 36.75 €
Alicudi Palermo Schedules frequency: Every day Earliest ferry: 09:50 Latest ferry: 09:50 Average duration: 1h 55m Price range: 31.75 € - 31.75 €
Ferry companies LIBERTY LINES

 Is there a ferry from Palermo to Alicudi?

Yes, you can easily travel from Palermo to Alicudi by hydrofoil. The ferry route is available from mid-June to early September with 1 daily sailing, operated by Liberty Lines.

Am I allowed to travel from Palermo to Alicudi?

Yes, traveling from Palermo to Alicudi is permitted. As you start planning your holidays, we suggest you take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, including all the documents required for your ferry trip.

What’s the ferry schedule from Palermo to Alicudi

 The hydrofoil from Palermo to the port of Alicudi usually departs at 13:00, arriving at 15:45. The same hydrofoil goes around the archipelago, stopping at nearby ports.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Alicudi?

The price of the tickets for the Palermo - Alicudi ferry is around €37. The cost per passenger is fixed even in high season.

Tip: as tickets tend to sell out quickly, we recommend planning your trip early in advance.


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Toddlers can travel from Palermo to Alicudi for free but are not entitled to onboard seating. There are also discount tickets for children and residents of the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Palermo to Alicudi?

The duration of the Palermo - Alicudi crossing is about 2 hr.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Palermo to Alicudi?

The connection from the port of Palermo to that of Alicudi is operated only by fast hydrofoils that take about 2 hr to reach the island.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Alicudi?

The distance between Palermo and Alicudi is 53 nautical miles (about 100km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Alicudi from Palermo

Here are some travel tips for your trip from Palermo to Alicudi:

  • In high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Palermo to avoid delays and overcrowding. The same applies to trips on weekends. 
  • Once you get to Alicudi, you can explore the rest of the Aeolian Islands, as the ferry trips from one island to another are relatively short. You can easily reach the islands of Filicudi, Salina and Panarea!
  • The Aeolian Islands are usually a bit more pricey in high season. To save money, we suggest that you book your tickets and find accommodation in Alicudi well in advance.
  • You can travel to the island of Alicudi even in winter, as there are departures from the town of Milazzo. Its port is located right across the Aeolian archipelago!

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Alicudi

Hydrofoils to Alicudi from Palermo depart from Molo Santa Lucia. The port of Palermo offers plenty of services, such as parking lots, shuttle buses, restaurants, shops and a left-luggage office.

Can I travel on the Palermo to Alicudi ferry with a car?

No, you cannot bring along your vehicle on the hydrofoils that serve the Palermo - Alicudi route. You can board resealable bicycles, however.

Tip: you can leave your vehicle at a parking lot close to the port before departing for Alicudi.

Ferry luggage

With Liberty Lines, passengers can carry up to 10kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20cm. Young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5kg of luggage.


On the Palermo - Alicudi hydrofoils, there are no cabins available. Instead, onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, you can bring along your pet. Make sure to fill out the appropriate information as you book your tickets. A carrier or cage is required for small pets, while larger ones must have a muzzle and a leash on.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Alicudi

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