Ferry from Palermo to Filicudi

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries from Palermo to Filicudi are available in the summer with 1 direct connection per day. Find detailed information about the itinerary, timetables and ferry prices, and plan your trip to the beautiful Aeolian Islands on Ferryhopper without any hidden fees.

Ferry schedules

Palermo Filicudi Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 13:30 Last trip: 13:30 Average duration: 2h 30m Price range: 43.62 € - 43.62 €
Filicudi Palermo Trip frequency: Every day First trip: 09:05 Last trip: 09:05 Average duration: 2h 30m Price range: 38.62 € - 38.62 €
Ferry companies LIBERTY LINES

Is there a ferry from Palermo to Filicudi?

 Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Filicudi by hydrofoil. The ferry route is available throughout the summer months with 1 daily crossing, operated by Liberty Lines.

What’s the ferry schedule from Palermo to Filicudi

The hydrofoil from Palermo to the port of Filicudi usually departs at 13:30 and arrives at 16:00. The same hydrofoil goes around the archipelago, stopping at nearby ports.

As the Palermo - Filicudi ferry route is seasonal, you can find all the available timetables in real time on Ferryhopper.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Filicudi?

The price of the ferry tickets for the Palermo - Filicudi route is around €43. The cost per passenger is fixed even in high season.

Tip: as tickets sell out quickly, we recommend planning your trip to the Aeolian Islands well in advance.


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Toddlers can travel from Palermo to Filicudi for free but are not entitled to onboard seating. Additionally, there are discount tickets for children and residents of the Aeolian Islands.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Palermo to Filicudi?

The Palermo - Filicudi ferry crossing usually lasts 2 hr 30 min.

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

The connection from the port of Palermo to that of Filicudi is operated only by fast hydrofoils that take less than 3 hr to reach the island.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Filicudi?

The distance between Palermo and Filicudi is 62 nautical miles (about 115 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Filicudi from Palermo

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

  • In high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Palermo to avoid delays and overcrowding. The same applies to trips on weekends. 
  • 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 Filicudi early in advance.
  • You can travel to the island of Filicudi even in winter, as there are departures from the town of Milazzo, right across the Aeolian archipelago! Check out the Milazzo - Filicudi ferry route here!
  • Once you get to Filicudi, you can explore the rest of the Aeolian Islands through island hopping. You can easily reach the islands of Alicudi, Salina and Panarea!
  • As you plan your Palermo - Filicudi ferry trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy.

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Filicudi

Hydrofoils to Filicudi 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 Filicudi ferry with a car?

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

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

Ferry luggage

With Liberty Lines, passengers can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Young travelers who are entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5 kg of luggage.


On the Palermo - Filicudi 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.

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