Ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa

Tickets, Prices & Schedules

Ferries between the Sicilian town of Porto Empedocle and the island of Linosa operate throughout the year. On Ferryhopper, you can find up to date info about available connections, timetables and prices of ferries to the Pelagie Islands.

Ferry schedules

Is there a ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

Yes, the Porto Empedocle - Linosa ferry route is active throughout the year and it is usually available with 2 daily connections. The route is operated by the ferry companies Siremar and Traghetti delle Isole.

Am I allowed to travel from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

Yes, traveling from Porto Empedocle to Linosa is possible. Before planning your trip, take a look at the latest updates on Covid-19 and ferry travel in Italy, including all the documents required for your journey.

What’s the ferry schedule from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

As of now, the earliest ferry to Linosa departs at 09:30 from Porto Empedocle and arrives at its destination around 15:30. The latest ferry departs from Porto Empedocle at 23:00, arriving in Linosa at 06:15 the following day.

Ferry Tickets, Offers & Discounts

How much is the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

Porto Empedocle - Linosa ferry tickets start at about €28. The final ticket price depends on the company chosen, the season and the seat type.


Take advantage of the available discounts and travel by ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa with lower-cost ferry tickets. The ferry companies offer discounts to children and residents.

Ferry Route Info

How long is the ferry ride from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

The Porto Empedocle - Linosa ferry crossing can last from 6 hr to 7 hr 15 min depending on the operator chosen.

Is there a high-speed ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

The route from Porto Empedocle to Linosa is also operated by fast ferries that take about 6 hr to reach the island.

What’s the distance between Porto Empedocle and Linosa?

The distance between Porto Empedocle and Linosa is 90 nautical miles (approximately 166 km).

Ferry Trip Tips

Useful tips for your ferry trip to Linosa from Porto Empedocle

Here, you can find some of our top travel tips for the ferry to Linosa:

  • During peak season and on weekends, we recommend that you arrive at the port of Porto Empedocle in advance, especially if you plan to board your vehicle.
  • Linosa is among the best destinations for a relaxing vacation. Take advantage of it now and book your ferry!
  • Why only visit Linosa when you can also easily travel to Lampedusa? If you have more days available, we suggest you plan your island-hopping adventure and take the ferry from Linosa to Lampedusa!
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the ferry schedules from Porto Empedocle to Linosa may change. Make sure to confirm your ferry’s departure time. You can also track your ferry in real-time on the Ferryhopper app!

Where to take the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa

Ferries to Linosa depart from the West Pier in Porto Empedocle.

The port of Porto Empedocle is right in the city center and only a 10 min walk from the train station. Here you can find various services: bars, restaurants, pizzerias, grocery stores, stores, parking lots, and rentals.

Can I travel on the ferry from Porto Empedocle to Linosa with a car?

Yes, you can board motor vehicles on ferries to Linosa. However, keep in mind that from June to October, the entry and circulation of motor vehicles belonging to people who are not permanent residents in the Municipality of Linosa are prohibited.

Learn more about vehicle regulations on ferries in Italy to better plan your trip.

Ferry luggage

Both Siremar and Traghetti delle Isole allow each passenger to board with one piece of luggage weighing up to 20 kg.


If you want to travel from Porto Empedocle to Linosa and enjoy maximum comfort, you should know that you can book cabins only on Siremar ferries.

Pet travel 

You can travel with your pet on the Porto Empedocle - Linosa ferries. Keep in mind that small pets must be transported in a carrier or cage. As for those of medium/large size, they must wear a muzzle and be held on a leash. 

On some vessels there are also specially reserved areas for passengers with accompanying animals and on-board kennels.

Where can I book cheap ferry tickets from Porto Empedocle to Linosa?

At the moment, it is not possible to book Porto Empedocle - Linosa tickets on Ferryhopper, but we are working to include more and more crossings. For now, you can check our Map of ferries and discover all the available connections to other islands in Sicily.

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