Ferry from Palermo to Panarea

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Palermo and Panarea operate during the summer season with 1 daily crossing. Find updated info, compare ferry timetables, companies and prices, and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper at no extra cost.

Ferry schedules

Is there a ferry from Palermo to Panarea?

Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Panarea thanks to the seasonal connections operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils.

There is an indirect ferry route from Palermo to Panarea, active from mid-June to the beginning of September with a stopover in the Aeolian island of Lipari. You can check real-time data for ferries from Palermo to Panarea on our fare search engine.

Am I allowed to travel from Palermo to Panarea?

Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Panarea 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 Palermo to Panarea?

The Palermo - Panarea route is available once per day. Ferries depart from the port of Palermo at 13:50 arriving at the port of Lipari around 17:45. The ferry from the port of Lipari takes about 30 min arriving in Panarea around 18:30.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Panarea?

The Palermo - Panarea ferry price is around €60. However, the ticket cost varies depending on the period, discounts, offers, seat or cabin type and vehicle selection.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Panarea from Palermo. 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.

Discounts

On Ferryhopper, the standard discounts for the ferry route from Palermo to Panarea are the following:

  • 100% for toddlers
  • 50% for children (4-12)

Tip: apart from the above discounts, ferry companies offer additional discounts, depending on the season and type of vessel.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Palermo to Panarea?

The Palermo - Panarea ferry time is around 5 hr. The duration of the trip to Panarea depends mainly on the type of vessel and the ferry company.

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

Yes, the fastest ferry from Palermo to Panarea takes about 4 hr 40 min.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Panarea?

The distance between the port of Palermo and the Aeolian island of Panarea is 87 nautical miles (about 160km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Panarea from Palermo

Here are some useful tips for your ferry trip from Palermo to Panarea:

  • In high season, we recommend arriving early at the port of Palermo to avoid delays and overcrowding. The same applies to trips on weekends.
  • Panarea is the smallest and the most popular of the Aeolian Islands, so we recommend that you book your trip well in advance.
  • There are several direct ferry crossings to Panarea all year round departing from the port of Milazzo which is located 30km from the city of Messina.
  • From Panarea, you can continue your ferry adventure and also reach the other wonders of the Aeolian Islands, such as Salina and Vulcano!

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Panarea

Hydrofoils to Panarea from Palermo depart from Molo Santa Lucia. The port of Palermo offers various services, such as parking lots, shuttle buses, restaurants and shops.

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

No, you cannot embark your vehicle on the hydrofoils that serve the Palermo - Panarea route.

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

Ferry luggage

On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, each passenger 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.

Cabins

There are no cabins on the Palermo - Panarea hydrofoils. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.

Pet travel

On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines. 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 a leash on.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Panarea

You can book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Panarea 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 Panarea with just a few clicks.

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