Ferry from Palermo to Salina
Tickets, Prices & Schedules
Is there a ferry from Palermo to Salina?
Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Salina by ferry, thanks to the seasonal connections operated by Liberty Lines. The ferry crossings are available for Salina's 2 ports: Santa Marina Salina and Rinella.
There is 1 daily ferry route from Palermo to Salina in the summer months. You can check real-time data for ferries from Palermo to Salina on our fare search engine.
What’s the ferry schedule from Palermo to Salina
The Palermo - Salina route serves 1 daily crossing. Ferries depart from the port of Palermo at 13:30, arriving in Salina around 16:30-16:45.
Tip: the Palermo - Salina ferry first arrives at Rinella and then resumes its journey to Santa Marina Salina.
Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts
How much is the ferry from Palermo to Salina?
The Palermo - Salina ferry price ranges from €43 to €50, depending on the port of arrival. The cost per person is usually fixed but booking in advance is always advisable to secure a seat on board.
On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Salina from Palermo. Take a look at our ferry routes, find the lowest ferry prices for this route and book your ferry tickets on Ferryhopper hassle-free.
Toddlers can travel from Palermo to Salina 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 Salina?
The Palermo - Salina ferry time takes between 3 hr and 3 hr 15 min, depending mainly on the port of arrival.
Is there a high-speed ferry from Palermo to Salina?
The connection from the port of Palermo to the island of Salina is operated only by fast hydrofoils. The fastest ferry from Palermo to Salina takes about 3 hr.
What’s the distance between Palermo and Salina?
The distance between the port of Palermo and the Aeolian island of Salina is 76 nautical miles (about 140 km).
Ferry Trip Tips
Useful tips for your ferry trip to Salina from Palermo
Here you can find some useful tips for your ferry trip from Palermo to Salina:
- From the Sicilian port of Milazzo, there are direct ferry crossings to the island of Salina throughout the year. Check out the Milazzo - Salina ferry route here!
- You can also move between both ports of Salina island in just 10 min by ferry.
- In high season and on weekends, we recommend you arrive early at the port of Palermo to avoid delays and overcrowding.
- From Palermo, you can continue your ferry adventure and go island hopping to the Aeolian Islands, such as Panarea, Stromboli and Vulcano!
- Make sure to check the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry traveling in Italy as you plan your Palermo - Salina ferry trip.
Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Salina
Hydrofoils to Salina from Palermo depart from Molo Santa Lucia. The port of Palermo offers various services, such as parking lots, shuttle buses, restaurants and shops.
Also, it's just a 10-minute ride from the historic center of Palermo where you can visit the imposing Cathedral of Palermo, the Massimo Theater and the Norman Palace.
Can I travel on the ferry from Palermo to Salina with a car?
No, you cannot embark your vehicle on the hydrofoils that serve the Palermo - Salina route.
Tip: you can leave your vehicle at a parking lot close to the port of Palermo before departing for Salina.
On the hydrofoils of Liberty Lines, each passenger can carry up to 10 kg of hand luggage with maximum dimensions of 60x40x20 cm. Young travelers entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5 kg of luggage.
There are no cabins on the Palermo - Salina hydrofoils. Onboard seating is included in the ticket price.
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.
Book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Salina
You can book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Salina 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 Salina easily and quickly!