Ferry from Palermo to Salina

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Palermo and Salina 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 Salina?

Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Salina thanks to the seasonal connections operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils. The ferry crossings are available for both islands' ports: the port of Santa Marina Salina and Rinella.

There is 1 daily ferry route from Palermo to Salina, active from mid-June to September. You can check real-time data for ferries from Palermo to Salina on our fare search engine.

Am I allowed to travel from Palermo to Salina?

Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Salina 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 Salina

The Palermo - Salina route serves 1 daily crossing. Ferries depart from the port of Palermo at 13:50, arriving in Salina around 17:00. 

The ferry leaves from Palermo, arriving in the port of Rinella around 17:00. The arrival at the port of Santa Marina Salina is usually expected around 17:10.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Salina?

The Palermo - Salina ferry price ranges from €43 to €55, 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.

Offers

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 at no extra cost.

Discounts

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 20 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 140km).

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 port of Palermo, there are direct ferry crossings to the island of Salina throughout the year.
  • 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!

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.

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 entitled to discount tickets can carry up to 5kg of luggage.

Cabins

There are no cabins on the Palermo - Salina 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 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 with just a few clicks.

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