Ferry from Palermo to Stromboli

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between Palermo and Stromboli 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 Stromboli?

Yes, you can travel daily from Palermo to Stromboli thanks to the seasonal connections operated by Liberty Lines hydrofoils. The ferry crossings are available for both ports of the Aeolian island: the port of Stromboli and the port of Ginostra.

There is an indirect ferry route from Palermo to Stromboli, active from mid-June to the beginning of September, including a stopover with a change in the Aeolian island of Lipari. 

Am I allowed to travel from Palermo to Stromboli?

Yes, you can travel from Palermo to Stromboli 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 Stromboli

The Palermo - Stromboli route serves 1 daily crossing. Ferries depart from the port of Palermo at 13:50, arriving at the port of Lipari around 17:45. 

The ferry leaves from Lipari, arriving in the port of Stromboli around 19:15. The arrival at the port of Ginostra is usually expected around 19:00.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Palermo to Stromboli?

The Palermo - Stromboli ferry price is around €70. However, the ticket cost varies depending on the period, discounts and offers.

Offers

On Ferryhopper, you can find the best available offers for the ferry trip to Stromboli 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 Stromboli 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 Stromboli?

The Palermo - Stromboli ferry time with a change in the island of Lipari takes from 5 hr to 5 hr 30 min. The duration of the trip to Stromboli depends mainly on the port of arrival.

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

The connection from the port of Palermo to the island of Stromboli is operated only by fast hydrofoils. 

The fastest ferry from Palermo to Ginostra includes crossings of 5 h 10 min with a stopover to Lipari.

What’s the distance between Palermo and Stromboli?

The distance between the port of Palermo and the Aeolian island of Stromboli is 99 nautical miles (approximately 183km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Stromboli from Palermo

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

  • In high season, we recommend you arrive early at Palermo's port to avoid delays and overcrowding. The same applies to trips on weekends.
  • Stromboli is a popular destination, so it's advisable to book your trip well in advance.
  • From the port of Milazzo, located 30km from Messina, there are several direct ferry crossings to Stromboli, active all year round.
  • You can also move between both ports of Stromboli island in just 10 min by ferry.
  • Take the ferry and go island hopping to the other Aeolian Islands, such as Salina and Vulcano!

Where to take the ferry from Palermo to Stromboli

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

It's also 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 Stromboli with a car?

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

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

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 - Stromboli hydrofoils. However, 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 be on a leash.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Palermo to Stromboli

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

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